This evening I had the pleasure to transfer some of Amazee's entrepreneurial knowledge at another great AIESEC event at the University of Fribourg. Amazee shared the panel with local entrepreneur Xavier Bertschy from cityonline.ch, Toby from Friup, Prof.
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At 2009's startup camp we decided to create a series of theme specific meetups for Switzerland's Web entrepreneurs. The talk was walked and in the meantime we gave birth to the small but powerful Chuchi meetups (Chuchi is the Swiss German word for kitchen).
A few weeks ago I was quite amazed and very happy when Pascale Bruderer, Vice-President of the Swiss Parliament contacted me – via Facebook! She heard about the StartupCamp Switzerland and wanted to learn more about Switzerland's Startup landscape. So she invited Patrick Liechti and me to visit her in the Bundeshaus last Monday.
For me it was the first major conference I attended, so I had basically no idea of what I had to expect.
The Lift 09 started on Tuesday lunchtime for me when all of us volunteers met up. A great bunch of people with the most different backgrounds and nationalities.
Tuesday was all about building up and getting the last things done.
Yesterday I set out to learn more about the difference between near- and offshoring in a ciklum's short and sweet IT Seminar at Technopark:
Yesterday the Lift Conference in Geneva started. Here a short self-description: Lift09 will look back to look ahead, exploring topics like change, solidarity, love, or design, during three days of intense networking and inspiration themed around a simple question: "Where did the future go?"