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Participants at Monday's Angel Summit ahead of the main event. Photo Credit: Web Summit/Sportsfile

42,000 Attend Dublin’s Last Web Summit

We’re at Web Summit – and so, it seems, is everyone else! 42000 #WebSummit attendees. 134 countries. Our most international event. Read the top 20 most represented countries: https://t.co/SSMxRw1kKd — Web Summit (@WebSummit) November 2, 2015 42,000 people will attend the event in the RDS over the next three days, mixing, mingling, speaking, listening and […]

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Web Summit Founder Paddy Cosgrave opens the 2014 Summit. Image: CC-BY Web Summit

Web Summit Moving To Lisbon

The big story in Irish tech today is that Web Summit will not be held in Dublin from next year. They’ve decided to move the event to Lisbon. There’s a post over on their blog announcing it, as well as an opinion piece by Paddy Cosgrave over on the Irish Times which explains the thinking. […]

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Web Summit tickets Go on Sale at 2pm – but only the First 1000 get the Discount

Last week, Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave revealed that over 24,000 people had registered for the 2-for-1 discount price on tickets for Web Summit 2015. Faced with with a potentially huge surge in demand for the first 1000 tickets, they decided to postpone the sale to allow for further load testing. Now they’ve confirmed that 1000 discount tickets […]

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Web Summit Founder Paddy Cosgrave opens the 2014 Summit. Image: CC-BY Web Summit

Web Summit 2015 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

While the dust on Web Summit 2014 has barely settled they’re already working on the 2015 edition. Tomorrow will see 1000 tickets for Web Summit 2015 going on sale. They’re apparently cheaper than the “2 for 1” price that was on offer several months in advance of this year’s event. You can sign up here […]

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Bono on stage at Web Summit. Image : Web Summit / Sportsfile

Web Summit Tweets and Treats

Web Summit has published details of Twitter traffic over the three days of the event: 120,000 tweets published (from over 40,000 unique Twitter accounts) Tweets per minute peaked between 11am and 2pm on Tuesday (coinciding with Eva Longoria’s Main Stage and Food Stage appearances). Longoria was the most-mentioned speaker at the Summit to date – […]

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Engineering Serendipity: Why Web Summit hires Data Scientists to Help You Network

Excitement is building in advance of Web Summit next week. In just four short years it has grown from just 400 attendees at the first event, to 20,000 who will throng the RDS next week. In a post on the Web Summit Blog, founder Paddy Cosgrave admits that, by traditional wisdom, theirs is an unlikely success: Arguably no technology […]

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Web Summit Full Schedule Published

The full schedule for Web Summit was published earlier today. The event will be held across several stages in the RDS with each stage being devoted to a different theme (well, sort of): Center Stage (sic) – keynotes etc Enterprise Builders Machine Marketing Music Sport Library Food Cinema According to Web Summit head man Paddy Cosgrave […]

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