The Creative Business Cup is an international start-up competition with a focus on start-ups from the creative economy. Once a year, startups from over 60 partner countries compete against each other in the final round of the Creative Business Cup in Copenhagen. International networking, exchange and mediation of investors are the goals of the Creative Business Cup.
According to Wikipedia, "Le roi est mort, vive le roi" is the heraldic proclamation used to announce the death of the old king (of France) as well as the accession of the new one. The modification of this traditional proclamation to the blog post title fits like a glove.
Today’s market numbers of eSports are tempting (*). Still, eSports is mostly dominated by hardcore games having their roots on PC. However, neither the PC as a medium, nor the high complexity of games like League of Legends, Starcraft or Overwatch, are by definition required to entitling a game as „eSport“ or to entitling organizers to host „eSports“ events. The „thrill“ of eSports is the thrill of competition, regardless of the device that it plays on.
This November, the Swiss non-governmental and non-profit promoting platform Creative Hub was invited to the Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries EXPO (hereinafter abbreviated as YRDICIE 2019) to be one of the keynote speakers, introducing the creative industry landscape in Switzerland. As part of the program, swissnex China accompanied Creative Hub to visit the China Industrial Design Museum and YRDICIE 2019.
On Tuesday, the Swiss Startup Coaching Network (SSCN) was invited to its first networking event. The SSCN, a union of various start-up sponsors from all over Switzerland, is committed to close, Swiss-wide cooperation in the Swiss start-up funding scene. The networking event at Impact Hub Bern provided an opportunity to discuss the needs and opportunities of the Swiss start-up scene.
Across Boundaries: Swiss-Georgian Cooperation in Creative Industries
On the last weekend of September, Design Days 2019 took place in Geneva. Creative Hub also took part, providing a stall for supported projects.
"Digital Ideation" is a bachelor's programme at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts that combines computer science and design. Since 2018, Creative Hub has been cooperating with the "Digital Ideation" course, imparting know-how in the "Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship" module. At the end of September, the 18 students started their fifth semester at the brand-new Zug-Rotkreuz Campus of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
Anuvad, Read on, Varia Instruments, Streax and Petit Mai: As part of the Design Biennale Zurich, the Creative Hub presented the 2019/2020 grant program for the first time to their invited guests and officially launched the 2019/2020 grant program.
Whether it’s a logo, a design, software or an artistic piece of work, creative people bring something great into being with their minds and their talent. Which is why, in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI), Creative Hub is providing support to prevent free riders from taking advantage of business ideas and creativity. The following tips will help them responsibly manage their valuable intellectual capital.