This morning, Miss Swissmiss, Tina Roth Eisenberg, invited creative people from the Zurich, um, creative scene, to attend the first ever Swiss Creative Morning. The series of Creative Mornings usually runs in New York, where Swiss-born Tina works as a designer. She has made a name through blogging as Swissmiss and of course, the turn-out was huge. Everybody came, although Tina admitted that she had not thought so.
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Yesterday evening the first Techcrunch Award “The Europas” took place. Shortly after 6pm people were standing in line to enter the trendy event location Delfina. Once inside, everybody grabbed a glass of Champagne or a beer and started networking.
The event started at 6.30pm with a short intro by Mister Techcrunch Europe Mike Butcher followed by six short pitches by relatively unknown competing startups.
Unique in it's kind, the Venture Summit brings together the Swiss high-tech venture community for 24 hours of intense networking and exchange. Amazee was represented by me, Dania, and here are some impressions.
The Venture Summit 2009 event started last Friday at 12h00 in Interlaken Ost, where about 70 participants gathered to spend the following 24 hours together. The program was a surprise: no keynote, no round table.
My trip to Boston with the Venture Leaders 2009 is over. It was fantastic and I just want to share a few impressions of our MIT Campus Tour. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
If you live in Zurich or the Zurich area, be sure not to miss our presentation at Dock 18 at Rote Fabrik this Friday, the 26th. Lucas and I, Mathias, are going to represent for Amazee and talk briefly about our little platform and social collaboration. There are several topics on this evening, among others, Oliver Gassner, blogger from Germany, will be lecturing. Be there or be square! The event starts at 6:30 p.m.
As I mentioned in my blog post from June 12, I want to tell you more about a great visit at the company Demandware in Boston.
Prior to founding Demandware in 2004, Stephan Schambach was CEO of Intershop, an ecommerce company he founded in 1992, built to
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Amazee has the great opportunity to be part of Venture Leaders 2009! Venture Leaders is a competition organized by venturelab, an initiative of the innovation promotion agency CTI in Switzerland and supported by Ernst & Young –entrepreneur of the year.
Yesterday a couple of enthusiastic community managers met again on the occasion of our very informal Marketing & Community Chuchi (Swiss German for kitchen).
A variety of topics has been discussed as for example:
How to welcome new users to a platform
How often to send notifications to users
What content a good newsletter should provide
How to use Twitter, social networks like Facebook and corporate blogs for community building purposes
and many more ...
In Zurich, today was a day of joy and celebration for those who follow the Apple. The company and producer of such ubiquitous gadgets like the iPhone, the iPod or the iBook, in short, all things i, opened its own store on the fancy downtown Bahnhofstrasse. Since we, just like Apple, are an international corporate giant (well, almost), we'd like to welcome Apple to our lovely city.