Report on Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon

Max Semenchuk
Nov 15, 2016 · 3 min read

Traditionally arranged in Dublin, this year’s #Web Summit took place in welcoming Lisbon. Supported by the Portuguese government, this event gathered unexpected 53K attendees from startup eco-system.

Websummit main stage

From Facebook’s and Amazon’s CTOs to Tinder founder Sean Rad to footballing greats Luis Figo and Ronaldinho and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt with his own filmmaking startup by the way, Web Summit had an incredible group of speakers. The opening ceremony was an amazing and unforgettable experience. Three main messages: Be optimistic, Think positive and Develop your Technologies!

Over 20 specialized conferences took place during so-called by influential media the World’s Largest and Leading Startup Event. The most interesting fields: Marketing, ContentMakers, Robotics, Virtual Reality, and Startup University.

Some of the world’s well-known brands like Siemens and BMW arranged their own events in the framework of the main campaign.

Night Summit and Pub Summit created another place for communication between startupers, developers and investors during warm sunset evenings in Lisbon.

To summarize the whole event it was a great technology and conference experience, pleasant city and delicious cuisine, lots of new interesting people, communication, ideas and new contacts for further cooperation.

Max Semenchuk

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Entrepreneur, Product Manager, UX. Research & Play with #Decentralization, #Holacracy, #Lean, #DAO.

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