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Laura Hannah

Laura Hannah

Laura joined Global {M} in 2014 shortly after moving to London from Scotland. If a little skeptical of the tech world at first, she took to it like a duck to water. As the Marketing Executive at Global {M} she is involved with all things content and events related.

Aside from keeping up with the latest trends in tech Laura enjoys eating out, vegetarian cooking, and exploring new cities.

web-summit-lisbon-sofia-ai-robot

Last week Lisbon hosted its first Web Summit, which previously took place in Dublin. Lisbon was chosen for its strong infrastructure, the world-class venue and the thriving startup community. While the event had outgrown Dublin, Lisbon can easily handle the 50,000+ person conference. It has a metro, inexpensive accommodation, good …
Tech-Hub-Portugal

There’s no shortage of cities being touted as the European Silicon Valley, but there’s one city in particular that has more than a couple of similarities with its peer across the pond. Just like San Francisco, Lisbon has a notable red suspension bridge, cable cars, surfing and world class wine, …
dubai-hyperloop-future-tech

Earlier in the year we dipped into the world of Hyperloops (see here). It was something that really grabbed our attention, namely down to the huge impact it could have on monotonous commutes but also travelling potential city to city. Some progress has taken place since then and Hyperloop One …
hurdl-wearable-tech-startup

Betsy McHugh, founder of wearable tech company Hurdl, is on a mission to de-anonymise the people who attend concerts and events by reinventing what live event experiences look and feel like. McHugh comes from a music industry background, previously an artist manager for both Keith Urban and Hunter Hayes, and …
audiotrip-travel-startup-poland

AudioTrip is the latest must have travel app, born in Poland out of the founders’ frustration of feeling like there was something missing when they travelled. They loved travel and were always tech geeks, but found that every time they tried to use smartphones to explore new places it was …
dice-app-startup-to-watch

Mobile ticketing app DICE has become one of Millennial London’s most loved apps, now downloaded onto an impressive 40% of their phones. It’s the startup that is making going out so easy it’s a no-brainer whilst putting an end to touts at the same time. The London based startup is …
London-Cheap-Eats

London is an expensive city – there’s no getting round it. But amongst all the £6 pints and £18 mains you can find some real bargains. We’ve rounded up our favourite 5 where you’ll get top quality bang for your buck.   1. Flat Iron, Soho This pop-up-gone-permanent is the only …
life-in-berlin-jpg

It’s the city that has been referred to as ‘poor, but sexy’ and although Berlin’s edgiest days may be behind it, it has managed to maintain its cheap rents, cool vibe and an open attitude making it an attractive hub for creatives, artists and technologists alike. There’s a real ‘anything …
Paris-Startup-Tech-Scene-City-Guide

Tech City News reported last month that Silicon Valley is undergoing a chill while tech in Europe continues to grow. Silicon Valley has been hot since 2008, whereas Europe has really only gained significant traction over the past three years. When we talk about tech and Europe, London and Berlin …
Tallinn-Estonia-Tech-City

It was only in 1991 when Estonia regained its independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The situation back then was bleak with less than half the population even having a telephone line. Fast forward 25 years and Tallinn is a world leader in technology and one of Europe’s …