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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

Flight Assembled Architecture Pioneer at Lift14

Melanie Ducret, Nov. 4, 2013
Already since before his spectacular showcase of flight assembled architecture -complex bricklaying with a swarm of autonomous quadcopters- we've been trying to bring Fabio Gramazio to Lift, but… Read more

Pre-Lift14 event: Seedstars World worldwide startup competition

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 31, 2013
Lift will host the first Seedstars World Final Event 2014 on Tuesday 4th February afternoon at the CICG; a pre-Lift day under the sign of international startups and entrepreneurs coming from emerging… Read more

Lift Youth in Marseille

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 25, 2013
At the 5 th edition of Lift with Fing in Marseille we organized for the first time a “Lift Youth”-format, welcoming over 200 teenagers from France and Switzerland. To entertain the… Read more

200 IDEAS and the future of Lift

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 22, 2013
There’s a new event in town, and the man behind it is Laurent Haug , founder of Lift! 200·IDEAS is an exclusive event for 300 decision makers in Geneva and will take place for the very… Read more

Those algorithms that govern our lives

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 21, 2013
Previous Lift talks on algorithms and how they influence our lives have had an impressive impact: First there was Kevin Slavin 's speech at Lift11 on "Those Alorithms that govern our lives… Read more

Sami Kanaan opens Urban Data Challenge exhibit at OKcon

Johann Recordon, Oct. 9, 2013
On the second day of the world’s leading open data and open knowledge event , Sami Kanaan, Counselor for the city of Geneva, officially opened the Urban Data Challenge exhibit, showcasing some… Read more

Real-time Data Competition for Geneva Public Transport

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 7, 2013
Last month transports publics genevois - tpg has launched the first real-time open data API in Switzerland! To kick this off properly and promote the creative use of the data, tpg has mandated Lift… Read more

Win a Venture Trip to China

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 2, 2013
We are delighted to announce that CTI start-up is offering a new prize to reward Lift14 Venture Night winners: a business trip to China worth CHF 10'000 ! This is a fantastic opportunity for… Read more

Open Stage Submissions Now Open

Sylvie Reinhard, Sep. 30, 2013
For Lift14 we are bringing back the call for open stage! Do you want to hit the big stage, showcase your project and get a visibility boost? Submit your proposal for a short & catchy 5-minute… Read more

Interview with Lift France Speaker Pierpaolo Andriani

Sep. 25, 2013
Pierpaolo Andriani will build upon his research on "non-linear innovation" in order to help us reflect on the possible futures of the "Makers" movement: Can we get rid of… Read more

Interview with Lift France Speaker Frédéric Bardeau

Sep. 23, 2013
Frédéric, who are you and what do you do? I'm nearly forty, I have 5 children and I'm a social entrepreneur, writer and trainer/professor with a passion for digital culture, education,… Read more

Interview with Lift France Speaker Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Sep. 19, 2013
Please meet Pierre-Yves, Research Director at Inria (France) and head of the FLOWERS team. Pierre-Yves, who are you and what do you do? I am research director at Inria, head of the team Flowers (… Read more

Public Transport Geneva launches real-time API

Sylvie Reinhard, Sep. 9, 2013
Today the public transport agency of Geneva ( TPG ) is officially launching a real-time open data API , featuring the data of the next departures. This is the first real-time open data portal of its… Read more

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