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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 …

Today kicks off the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s biggest celebration of entrepreneurship, the week long festival will see a host of live events taking place across the UK. Last year 2,500 events took place reaching more than 340,000 entrepreneurs and this year it is expected to be …
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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, …
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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 …

Donald Trump wins’ presidential election. Not a headline many newspapers or broadcasters were expecting or wanting to report on in the early hours of this morning. In what comes as a global shock the celebrity businessman and political outsider pipped secretary of state Hillary Clinton to the post dominating key …
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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 …
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What makes Poland a good country for startups? Co-founder of Poland based startup CallPage, Sergey Butko gives us the lowdown on this emerging techhub! First can you tell us a bit about your job?  What does your company do? My role at CallPage is co-founder and marketing director. We have created …
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Poland has quietly been making a name for itself on the tech scene front, with a rising number of digital success stories, as well a developed startup infrastructure and the new Google campus established in Warsaw. But it is not just tech that it is making advancements in, Poland whilst …
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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 …
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This week we are joined by entrepreneur Laurence Kemball Cook, CEO of Pavegen, a London based startup, pioneering flooring technology to redefine sustainability and empower communities across the globe, utilising the power of footsteps to contribute to a greater environmental goal.   First can you tell us a bit about …