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In 2016, our startups team communicated with 86,428 startups. 3,055 joined us at our events.
Our experienced team collectively spend 27,360 hours each year choosing the very best entrepreneurs to join us at our events, and we’re delighted that when people choose to join us, they often come back.

Toluse Akinlabi
Published on January 19, 2017

Dr. Kevin Cunningham, who teaches statistics at the Dublin Institute of Technology, led a huge survey effort at our flagship event, Web Summit, in 2016 along with Dr. Aaron Meagher, formerly of the Technical University of Berlin. Based on these results we’ve decided to make a radical change for 2017. […]

mm Eoghan McNeill
Published on January 9, 2017

In this post,‘s Marketing Director, Amanda Connon-Unda, reports on great ideas for fostering diversity, while attending Collision’s Women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Roundtable in New Orleans in April. 1) Encourage girls of all walks of life to consider tech careers The host of the Roundtable, Maria Klawe, opened the session […]

mm Eoghan McNeill
Published on June 20, 2016

“It is the best. Period.” That comment kind of stopped us in our tracks. Robert Scoble knows his way around tech conferences. A former tech evangelist at Microsoft and journalist at Fast Company, he’s now an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at UploadVr, where he produces some of the most exciting VR-related content around. […]

mm Paddy Cosgrave
Published on June 7, 2016