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Our phones, iPads and tablets have been drained out of power since the last two weeks, thanks to ‘Drei’, the uber-cool, addictive game by Swiss game designer Christian Etter. 

Drei, a social experiment according to Etter, has fetched him an array of awards including the Swiss Game Award 2013. We caught up with Etter for a quick chat on his take on game designing during his visit to Bangalore for an inspiring talk at the National Institute of Design and Srishti School of Arts, organised with Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council.
Swiss Day @ ISB: a glimpse at Swiss business in India
15 October 2014, Hyderabad

Students of Indian Business School (ISB), Hyderabad get a unique opportunity to boost their careers with Swiss excellence. ‘Swiss Day @ ISB’ organised by swissnex India serves as a linking platform and as an exclusive opportunity to approach representatives from an array of eminent Swiss MNCs.
Swiss Social Entrepreneurship in India: How to Leverage the Huge Potential
15 October 2014, Bangalore
Getting started in India is no more a challenge for aspiring Swiss entrepreneurs. swissnex India's webinar series to make you ‘India-ready’ is a unique opportunity to learn from the Industry experts as well as established startups. The 'interactive' webinar, where you can directly ask your questions to the experts will feature: Achyutha Sharma, Founder Collaborative Community and Social Impact Adviser and Philip Sunil Urech, Founder of Swiss startup Crowdguard.
Get your dreams social funded with Fairfundr!
16 October 2014, Bangalore
CTI startup Majamba launches its global Social Funding platform Fairfundr in India. Be the first one to engage directly with Majamba on the pre-launch of their Social Funding platform Fairfundr in India. Also talk to Swiss startup Crowdguard about their personal safety initiative for women in India and learn the secrets of social content curation from the CEO of successful Swiss startup
Techsparks: CEO of to ignite the brightest minds in India
17 - 18 October 2014 at The Leela Palace, Bangalore

In partnership with Yourstory, swissnex India facilitates the participation of 3 Swiss startups at one of the most prestigious platforms for innovation and entrepreneurship – Techsparks Grand Finale at Bangalore! The keynote speaker for the event is Edouard Lambelet Chairman & CEO of Swiss startup Also interact with Swiss startups Crowdguard and Majamba at the swissnex India booth at Techsparks. 

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Explore Asia at 'Asia Science Day'
21 October 2014, Zurich
Are you looking eastwards for opportunities and challenges in science, technology, research and innovation? University of Zurich and ETHZ welcome you to Asia Science Day where you get the chance to interact and network with science and technology advisers and swissnex directors from South Korea, Japan, China, India and Singapore.

  Register   before 11 October 2014.
CEO Day: Where Innovative Swiss Startups meet
22 October, 9:00 am Swiss Time 
The 11th CEO Day, a platform for Innovative Swiss startups to connect, will take place at the Stade de Suisse in Berne. Startup companies and coaches, investors and industrial partners will take part in this event where founders of startups can interact with their peers and expand their network. Swiss startups and enablers interested in Startup Tour Bangalore 2014, can get in touch with our Innovation team at the swissnex India booth.
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Startup Tour Bangalore: 30 November - 4 December 2014
Bangalore is truly worth exploring! swissnex India presents Swiss startups with a unique opportunity to explore Bangalore and get hands-on experience of its startup ecosystem. Join the Startup Tour Bangalore 2014 wherein Swiss startups can gain a solid understanding of the Indian market characteristics and trends and interact with potential local partners.

  Register   before 15 October 2014.
Swiss startup Crowdguard joins the journey to 'Reinvent Tomorrow'

Philip Urech, CEO of the Swiss startup Crowdguard, addressed over 500 students at the India Emerge Youth Summit at Vellore Institute of Technology over the past weekend. ‘Keeping the motto as ‘Reinvent Tomorrow’, the Summit featured high-level speakers from all over India, a business model competition and a debating competition for students.
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) reaches the martian orbit on it’s very first attempt
After a journey of 680 million kilometres, which lasted 10 months, India successfully placed its indigenously developed spacecraft, Mangalyaan (meaning Mars craft), in orbit around the Red planet on 24 September 2014. The journey began on 5 November 2013, when the Polar satellite Launch vehicle launched the Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft from India’s satellite launch pad at Sriharikota on India’s eastern seaboard.
Back with more interesting topics and more insights!
swissnex India's webinar series "Making Swiss Startups India-Ready' made a successful come back last month with two insightful webinars. Missed it? Here's the complete webcast and the key take-aways in the form of a blog...
>>  Building Images: the best of Swiss
      architecture photography in Bangalore

>> Indo-Swiss seminar brings together the best
     of India and Switzerland
>> Say hello to Ankita Sharma the newest
     member of swissnex India's Innovation team

>> Winding up the TISS-UZH collaboration 
      workshop - the after party  
>> Bringing Fashion and Technology together at New York
>> Brazilian Scholarship Program: Science without Borders
>> An explosion of Innovation at the Lift China Conference
>> Be a part of The Public Spectacle at swissnex San Francisco
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