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The Lift15 Poster is here

Alex Hantson, Aug. 28, 2014
Each year, in the creative process of the conference, we collaborate with our friends at Bread and Butter in order to give the Lift poster its unique visual identity. The creative process includes… Read more

Lift Basel Meet-up Sept 1st

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 27, 2014
To celebrate the new Lift Basel coming up this November, we will host an informal meet-up on Sept. 1st 17:30 at the offices of our partner i-net. Join us to meet the Lift Team, get to know more about… Read more

Swiss Digital Alliance Manifesto launched

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 11, 2014
Lift just launched the Swiss Digital Alliance past weekend in Locarno together with our partner in crime Festival Tous Ecrans. The alliance represents some of Switzerland’s most active… Read more

10th Anniversary: past Lift Speakers coming back for Lift15

Sylvie Reinhard, Jul. 11, 2014
For Lift15 - which will be the 10th edition of Lift in Geneva - we decided to invite back selected past Lift speakers, who had a big impact and triggered discussions that lasted long beyond the… Read more

Lift China showcases projects from HEAD Geneva

Johann Recordon, Jun. 16, 2014
In order to kick off this event in style, let us share with you some shiny representatives of the emerging digital creative scene in Switzerland that will be exhibited at Lift China ! We are pleased… Read more

Seedstars World Tour Finale at Lift15

Abir Oreibi, Jun. 16, 2014
Last February, Seedstars world 's startups were taking the stage at Lift14 to pitch their ideas as a pre-conference event. Flitto , an amazing team from Seoul became their first ever global… Read more

Lift China and Makers Tour Shanghai / Shenzhen

Johann Recordon, May. 28, 2014
From “made in China” to “made with China” At Lift, we like to picture ourselves as builders, as makers of connections. From its inception, eight years ago, we have worked… Read more

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

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