The new year has begun and there a plenty of events lined up and already scheduled. I wanted to highlight a few here. I also have a 15% discount on Lift14 conference tickets, if you haven’t bought your tickets yet.


startupcamp-logo-2014StartupCamp Switzerland
Basel, 8 February (Free Attendance)

StartupCamp Switzerland brings together young and future entrepreneurs in Switzerland in the process of building or planning a business in the Web, IT, media or high-tech industry. The StartupCamp aims to transfer knowledge and know how in the relaxed atmosphere of a Barcamp and to demonstrate the various possibilities to get help on your way to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Tracks can include writing a business plan, fundraising, building the right team, startup support agencies in Switzerland, web technologies, marketing & PR and much more.
There is limited space so register here.

seedstarsworldSeedstars World Final Event
Geneva, 4 February

Network with investors and entrepreneurs from around the world
Seedstars World (SSW) is a worldwide startup competition in emerging markets and fast growing startup scenes. The SSW team travelled to 20 different countries in 2013 to bring back to Switzerland on February 4th 2014 the best entrepreneurs for a grand final and conference open to the public. More than one thousand startups applied, but only one will win an equity investment of up to $500k.
Registration and details here.
They also have a combination ticket with Lift14

Geneva, 5 – 7  February (15% discount)

Lift Conference is one of Europe’s key events about innovation and digital technologies. It features a special blend of inspiring speeches by some of the world’s best speakers, truly interactive workshops, exhibitions of interactive media projects and prototypes to play with. For the ninth consecutive year, Lift attracts high-level speakers, exceptional thinkers and innovation pioneers to explore the current trends in technology.

Get your tickets here, and get a 15% discount when using this lift14 promo code: a_SocialAxleLift14


techup.chAnother site I highly recommend for event tips is
There is a very nice variety of events and workshops happening around Switzerland, and I’m sure there is one for each of you.