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Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon: Entrepreneurship, Technology and InnovationFriday 11 November 2016
Considered one of the largest and most important events in Europe, regarding the fields of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. The Web Summit 2016 edition took place in Lisbon and it was a success not just because of the presented ideas, but also due to the number of people who went to visit the Portuguese Capital to participate in the event.
During Web Summit 2016, companies and guests had the opportunity to receive some practical advises which can be immediately applied in the day to day work and thus gain time and money. The event was an excellent opportunity to help brands find new partnerships, share ideas, and contacts in order to develop further works.
“There is no longer such a thing as a ‘tech’ industry, just industries that have been affected by tech”. This edition counted with more than 53,000 technology industries’ CEOs, founders, startups, investors and political leaders, as well as 21 conferences, with the same goal: provide the most accurate information about the cutting-edge technology.
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“Web Summit has become Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace, a crossroads for the world’s largest buyers and sellers of technology, alongside many of the world’s most disruptive emerging technology companies,” said Paddy Cosgrave, the founder of Web Summit.
The Machine Summit stage hosted conferences about fields like Machine Learning, Robotics, Computer Sciences, Smart Cities and much more. Gary Bloom from MarkLogic said: “A smart city is only as smart as the data it uses”, regarding the difficulties of achieving a truly smart city.
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The Qoffee Qar, an autonomous and self-directed robot created by Delta Q in partnership with Follow Inspiration, was one of the most salient inventions presented in Web Summit. According to the Delta CEO, it is an “innovative, disruptive and at the same time convenient way to taste the coffee”.
From now on, you will not need to find the coffee, because the coffee will follow you!