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“I brought all this foolishness to the BBC’s US election coverage. I regret nothing"

Kenyan journalist and #WebSummit speaker @LarryMadowo was at the forefront of the American election coverage. Here are six lessons we can learn from him 👇

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For this week's episode of #TheNextStage, @LiamPayne joined @spotifyartists ’s Marian Dicus to discuss the importance of tech in music creation and distribution 👏
Listen now 👉

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“I thought it was wise to invest while things still looked tough for travel.”

Scientist-investor – and #WebSummit speaker – @eladgil predicts a rebound for the travel industry after the Covid-19 pandemic 👇

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In 2013, #WebSummit speaker @aileenlee coined the term 'unicorn' for VC-funded companies valued at US$1 billion or more. Since then, unicorns have grown from 14 still-private companies to nearly 700 globally.

Read about unicorns via @crunchbase👇

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Miami-based programming bootcamp startup @ironhack has raised a US$20 million Series B.

The startup will use the money to build more virtual offerings for the company’s campuses.

Ironhack attended #WebSummit 2019 as part of our startup track.

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Patiently waiting for #WebSummit 2021 🙌

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Barcelona-based food delivery app @glovo_ug has raised a US$121 million investment from Swiss firm Stoneweg.

Glovo aims to cement its position in q-commerce with 30-minute-max deliveries.

Glovo attended #WebSummit in 2018 as part of our startup track.

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Will AI ever surpass human intelligence? 🤖

At #WebSummit, @singularity_net founder Ben Goertzel was joined by @RealSophiaRobot and @Hans__Robot to discuss just that! Check out what they had to say 👉

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#WebSummit will return to the @alticearena, Lisboa this November 👏

We chatted to Lisboa City Council about why Lisboa is the perfect home for Web Summit – and for entrepreneurs. Read more here 👇 #WSPartner

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This week, @netflix announced the number of global subscribers to the platform had crossed the 200 million mark 😱 Shares have also risen by 13%. Read more about Netflix’s impressive growth via @Reuters 👇 COO Greg Peters spoke at #WebSummit 2018 👏

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"The big industry event typically hosts around 70,000 participants every year and features an impressive line-up of politicians, celebs and keynote speakers from top global tech companies."

#WebSummit returns to #Lisbon in November 🗞️ @Entrepreneur 👇

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Burger King is getting a new look 👀

The fast food chain recently announced it's first rebrand in over 20 years, including a brand new visual identity. @BurgerKing CEO Fernando Machado spoke at #WebSummit 2020 🍔More via @BusinessWire 👇

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At #WebSummit 2014, the co-founder of meditation app @Headspace, Andy Puddicombe, spoke on Centre Stage about the benefits of meditation and his journey to founding Headspace ☁️

Give it a listen 👉 #TheNextStage

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Replying to @LiseFuhr: In my view, the top 3 ingredients for accelerating the work and become more #sustainable are:
🌍Engage shareholders & investor…

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In my view, the top 3 ingredients for accelerating the work and become more #sustainable are:
🌍Engage shareholders & investors
🇪🇺Right policy & regulatory environment
💪Leadership
Full video of my intervention at the @WebSummit: #DigitalWithPurpose

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Will China be the next financial centre to rival New York and London?

Hear Bridgewater Associates' Ray Dalio's insights, and why he's betting big on China via @RT_com 👇 Ray spoke at #WebSummit 2020 👏

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“We wanted to show people that this wasn’t just talk.”

@Apple VP Lisa Jackson on the company's new and ambitious commitments to addressing racial inequities 👏 Learn more about Apple's Racial Equity and Justice initiative via @FortuneMagazine 👇

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South Korea-based content discovery platform Dable has closed a US$12m Series B led by SV Investment, and hopes to use the funding to expand into new markets, including Europe and the US. Dable attended #WebSummit 2019 as part of the startup track 👏

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Replying to @Checkout: We've just closed our $450m Series C fundraise 🚀

Following our Series B raise last year, we have now tripled our valuation t…

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Hybrid solar power solutions startup @Daystar_Power raised a US$38m Series B led by the IFU. The investment will allow West Africa’s fastest growing C&I solar provider to accelerate its regional expansion. Daystar attended #WebSummit 2019 as a startup 👏

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We've just closed our $450m Series C fundraise 🚀

Following our Series B raise last year, we have now tripled our valuation to $15bn.

As we continue to grow side by side with our merchants & partners, we’d like to thank each and every one of you.

Learn more about our growth 👇

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