Business & Entrepreneurs

Debunking Myths About Entrepreneurs

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 30, 2013
Being a (reflective) practitioner I must admit that I am usually very critic about the practical use of research in economics. Although I have a degree in business administration and am highly… Read more

Porter Erisman, ex-VP alibaba.com at Lift14

Sylvie Reinhard, Jun. 27, 2013
We are thrilled to announce that Porter Erisman, ex-Vice-President at alibaba.com , will speak at Lift and host the first Swiss screening of " Crocodile in the Yangtze " during Lift 14, Feb… Read more

The Business Impact of Open Data: A Case Study

Sylvie Reinhard, Apr. 25, 2013
Recently Sylvie met Thomas Gauthier at the Lift office for coffee. Thomas is co-founder of Biometis , a startup which offers data-driven decision support services to healthcare companies. Thomas… Read more

Start-up Scene in Uruguay

Sylvie Reinhard, Feb. 26, 2013
Interesting article in Friday’s NYT about Uruguay’s gaming start-up scene: Ironhide for example encounters great success in the US with its game Kingdom Rush : it has been ranked one of… Read more

"Ethical Erotica" producer Garion Hall speaking at Lift13

Aurelia Weber, Jan. 23, 2013
Please meet the third speaker of the "Innovation Drivers XXX" session: Garion Hall is CEO of abbywinters.com , a premium and successful adult pay site, with tens-of-thousands of paying… Read more

Procter & Gamble Start-up Challenge: application deadline extended!

Sylvie Reinhard, Jan. 22, 2013
Dear start-ups, here comes a great opportunity for you: The Global Business Service (GBS) organization of Procter & Gamble is searching for innovative IT start-ups. P&G would like to meet… Read more

Venture Night Panel of entrepreneurs revealed

Aurelia Weber, Jan. 16, 2013
Alp ICT , CTI start-up , OSEC , the Geneva Promotion Economique and Lift Conference are happy to announce the Venture Night Panel of acclaimed entrepreneurs. They will discuss how to successfully… Read more

Procter & Gamble Start-up Challenge

Aurelia Weber, Jan. 7, 2013
Dear start-ups, here comes a great opportunity for you: The Global Business Service (GBS) organization of Procter & Gamble is searching for innovative IT start-ups. P&G would like to meet… Read more

Lift13 Participant Profile: Mikela Eskenazi, Business Strategist GALIXO

Aurelia Weber, Nov. 21, 2012
Who are you? A connector, a constant learner and a global citizen. Swiss-turkish, I was born and raised in Geneva. After I completed my Bsc in finance at HEC Lausanne, I lived in Madrid, Barcelona… Read more

Start-up night @ Lift13: TV partner confirmed

Melanie Ducret, Nov. 9, 2012
Great news: Nouvo the digital innovation program of Radio Télévision Suisse (Swiss TV) will cover the Venture Night at Lift13! We also realized that 2 weeks was really too short, so we extended the… Read more

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