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Recap of the 10th anniversary edition of the Lift Conference in Geneva, welcoming over 1200 participants from 37 countries to make innovation happen.
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1000+ people from 30+ countries joined Lift in 2014 to make innovation happen!
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We talk a great deal about the “so-called sharing economy,” “collaborative consumption” and an array of other buzzwords, but we still don’t agree on what it is. And now we are at a crossroads, down one road lies high-velocity...
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Spread over a full week of events, Lift India, an initiative in collaboration with swissnex India, brought together more than 400 people from the main cities of India, Asia and Europe.

The festivities started on...

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Most startups in the sharing economy face, as they gain traction, issues around trust for their brand and some backlash from regulators. This has been particularly visible for startups in the short-term rental and car...
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Carpooling consists in sharing a car on a similar trip. Drivers publish their available seats with a price, and passengers buy seats for home-to-work carpooling (on a day-to-day basis for a distance of around 20km) and...
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This talk explores some of the issues that emerge around networked information-collecting objects in our public spaces, and to frame a taxonomy of such objects from the unobjectionable (due to local effect and a clear public...
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A leading researcher on globalization, global cities and new technologies Saskia Sassen discusses the current hype around smart cities. She reminds us that “It is the need to design a system that puts all that technology truly...
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