Web Summit is the world’s fastest growing tech conference, having been considered by Forbes as “the best technology conference on the planet” and has grown from 400 attendees in 2010 to 42,000 attendees in 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. In 2015 the Web Summit gathered 1033 investors, 2141 startups and a total of 42,000 attendees from 134 countries.
This year, Web Summit will hold in Lisbon, Portugal and will feature The Nigeria Tech Summit where Nigeria Technology egg-heads will be opportune to network with international investors prepping for the Nigerian market. Nigeria Businesses will be specially highlighted at the Nigeria Tech Summit on the sidelines of the Web Summit. This is your chance to meet with renowned investors from around the world.
The Web Summit 2016 will take place from 7th – 10th November. 50,000 attendants are expected, which is made up of high-quality startups, investors, media, multinational corporations and leading tech companies. The Tech Summit is a one-day event where Nigeria delegates at the Web Summit, drawn from the tech community and other sectors will share thoughts and ideas with global top executives.
In addition to this, the 2016 Web Summit start-ups will get to meet the delegation with their new technology. The delegation will also meet with the Minister of Information and Technology of Portugal as Portugal has been identified as a country ready for business relationship with Nigeria hence the Tech Summit. The day will close with a dinner at Nigeria House, Portugal to be hosted by the Nigerian Ambassador.
There is so much value packed in this summit for technology inclined businesses and start-ups.
WHO GOES TO THE WEB SUMMIT?
In the past editions the Web Summit has hosted attendees and speakers such as Elon Musk, founder, CEO of Telsa Motors; Ed Catmull, President of Pixar; Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook; Mik Krieger, co-founder of Instagram; Jack Dorsey founder of Twitter and Founder of Square.
Major companies have partnered with the Web Summit, such as Microsoft, Google, Samsung, Facebook, Twitter, and KPMG, and the event receives a large coverage from media such as CNN, CNBC, BBC, Reuters, Forbes, The Guardian and The Wall Street Journal.
For the Web Summit 2016 there are already high-level speakers confirmed, such as john Chambers, Executive Chairman of Board of Cisco; Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir Technologies and Formation 8; Adam Neumann, co-founder and CEO of WeWork; Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman of Qualcomm; Mike Schropfer, CTO of Facebook; Kevin Chou co-founder and CEO of Jet.com; Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, Nissan and the Renault-Nissan Alliance; John Collison, co-founder of Stripe; and Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President of Business Development of Microsoft, amongst others with many more to be announced in coming weeks.
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