Lately I’ve seen some of the big tech events and conferences responding to critique regarding gender equality by creating additional events for women-only. Although I can understand the thoughts and intentions behind these actions I think they’re very counterproductive, I’ll try to explain why.

Back to basics

Since I’m a person of metaphors, let’s start with one. …


Mentimeter’s four tips towards truly successful events

At Mentimeter we work hard to give people a way to end boring meetings and stiff events. Mentimeter is used at some of the most prestigious events in Europe and in the US, by people who want to do just this.

In some cases we’ve also had the opportunity to work together with the creators of these events, our latest cooperation is with Le Web in Paris, Europe’s most established tech conference according to The Wall Street Journal. …

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