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How to support entrepreneurs in the digital creative industry?

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 27, 2014
Last February we gathered young entrepreneurs active in the field of digital creative industry to discuss their needs and challenges. The workshop idea came out of a series of discussions initiated… Read more

A session for young brilliant minds

Magaly Mathys, Mar. 10, 2014
At Lift, we believe that it is essential for teenagers to get opportunities to play and tinker with technologies influencing their future. One way to do this is to discover cool projects and meet… Read more

Misfits Subcultures and innovation on the fringe

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 4, 2014
We just published the video of Alexa Clay’s talk at Lift14, where she explored the Misfit economy – and what we can all learn from Hermits, Gangsters, and Occupiers. Indeed as innovation… Read more

Lift14 Outcomes

Sylvie Reinhard, Feb. 12, 2014
A big thank you for for having participated in Lift14 and making it what it was! It was such a great pleasure seeing you all. We really hope that you enjoyed the experience and left inspired and… Read more

Live Newsroom Experiment at #lift14

Yann Heurtaux, Feb. 1, 2014
This year Lift Conference launches an experimental online Newsroom, paired with a physical one. Here is the vision behind it, powered by Gayané Adourian ( Agence Ondine ), Yann Heurtaux ( Medialab… Read more

Startups Empowered by Space Technologies at Lift14

Sylvie Reinhard, Jan. 31, 2014
Did you know that Switzerland has the co-presidency of the European Space Agency ESA council since 2012? And that Switzerland has been a significant player in the space arena for the past 50 years?… Read more

Robots in Residence At Lift14

Sylvie Reinhard, Jan. 28, 2014
Lift is partnering with the CineGlobe Film Festival at CERN and the Tribeca Film Institute for the upcoming “Story Matter” Hackathon , taking place March 15-19 2014 at CERN. To get the… Read more

Lift14 Session: New Family Businesses - Translating Traditions

Sylvie Reinhard, Jan. 20, 2014
Do what you love! Life is about the people you meet! Working on what you really care for, that’s the central creed of many a manifesto. But what about working with your loved ones? The people… Read more

Röstigraben Express Registrations are Open!

Melanie Ducret, Jan. 17, 2014
For the third consecutive year, Lift participants get to ride the Röstigraben Express from Zürich to Geneva. «Traveling to and arriving at a conference often is an awkward experience»… Read more

Lift14 special session for young Lifters

Magaly Mathys, Jan. 16, 2014
Since 2011 we have offered free access for kids & teenagers to Lift and in 2012 we started designing special “Lift Youth” programs, such as the Minecraft Workshop taught by kids.… Read more

Entering Last Stretch for the Seedstars World Competition

Magaly Mathys, Jan. 14, 2014
After 10 adventurous months travelling around the world, with a focus on the emerging markets and the fast growing startup scenes, the first stage of the Seedstars World competition is now over. The… Read more

Design & Print Your Own Lift14 T-Shirt !

Melanie Ducret, Jan. 3, 2014
This year, you get to design and print your own t-shirt during the conference! We're talking innovation here: after years of research, our partner Screenprint developed a totally new way of… Read more

Unleashing entrepreneurial spirit by ensuring unconditional income for all?

Sylvie Reinhard, Dec. 27, 2013
At Lift we like to explore concepts, which at first sight might look like too audacious or downright utopian, as they allow us to challenge basic assumptions. The “guaranteed monthly income… Read more

Call for Speakers "The Sharing Economy Backlash"

Sylvie Reinhard, Dec. 18, 2013
For Lift14, taking place February 5-7 2014 in Geneva, we're still looking for speakers representing big players in the sharing economy, facing a backlash from incumbents and regulators - people… Read more

Röstigraben Express : Unique Sponsoring Opportunity!

Melanie Ducret, Dec. 18, 2013
L ift has successfully played host to the Röstigraben Express for two years running. Much like the legendary Fondue evening, it is fast becoming a must-attend by Lift participants coming from German-… Read more

Student Competition For Lift14 Now Launched

Melanie Ducret, Dec. 16, 2013
On behalf of the City of Geneva , we are delighted to extend an invitation to 20 students to attend Lift14. We welcome applications from Swiss and international students with varying degrees of… Read more

Public Transport Open Data Challenge : And The Winners Are...

Melanie Ducret, Dec. 11, 2013
Back in September, transports publics genevois - tpg launched the first real-time open data API in Switzerland! This also marked the start of a close collaboration with Lift who helped gather… Read more

Berlin’s most daring cultural entrepreneur at Lift

Sylvie Reinhard, Nov. 28, 2013
Juval Dieziger is co-founder and Chief Emotional Officer of Holzmarkt , one of Berlin’s most spectacular urban development projects. This 18’000 square-meter urban oasis at the… Read more

Misfits and intrapreneurs making change happen

Sylvie Reinhard, Nov. 20, 2013
The preparation calls with speakers to prepare their upcoming Lift Talks is always a source of great discussions and insights. In our skype call with Alexa Clay - speaker in the Lift14 session about… Read more

Volunteer at Lift14!

Melanie Ducret, Nov. 18, 2013
Are you an inquisitive team player with a passion for innovation? Are you enthusiastic about being an insider and making Lift14 a unique experience? Are you english-speaking, outgoing, hard-working… Read more

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