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#Dublin Web Summit

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin
# Paddy Cash
# Paddy Cash

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin

Jan 13th 2016, 6:11 PM 25,106 Views 25 Comments

Back when the event’s organisers and the government were still friends, at least.

# dublin-web-summit - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along

Nov 1st 2015, 6:44 PM 21,093 Views 53 Comments

There’s been some confusion about whether the Taoiseach had been invited.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:32 AM 29,789 Views 128 Comments

Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.

# dublin-web-summit - Monday 27 October, 2014

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit
# Box Office
From The42
# Box Office

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit

Oct 27th 2014, 7:10 PM 18,259 Views 17 Comments

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will also appear at next month’s event.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Would an appearance by Eva Longoria convince you to attend the Dublin Web Summit?
# Conference
# Conference

Would an appearance by Eva Longoria convince you to attend the Dublin Web Summit?

Sep 17th 2014, 12:23 PM 9,288 Views 18 Comments

The actress and angel investor will be speaking at the event, which is taking place in November.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 24 July, 2014

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW
# Sxsw Dublin?
# Sxsw Dublin?

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW

Jul 24th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,938 Views 4 Comments

‘Just rumours’ says the company.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 8 May, 2014

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from
# Trinners For Winners
# Trinners For Winners

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from

May 8th 2014, 10:45 PM 57,141 Views 157 Comments

The Summit’s website lists a number of past speakers who have dropped out of education such as Twitter’s Jack Dorsey or Tumblr’s David Karp.

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA
# Hierarchy
# Hierarchy

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA

May 8th 2014, 3:57 PM 11,119 Views 63 Comments

The minimum grade requirement for job applicants is different depending where someone graduated.

# dublin-web-summit - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The CEO of Facebook-owned Oculus VR will be speaking at this year's Web Summit
# Oculus Rift
# Oculus Rift

The CEO of Facebook-owned Oculus VR will be speaking at this year's Web Summit

Apr 29th 2014, 3:49 PM 5,103 Views 7 Comments

Limerick-native Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of payments company Stripe, and the co-founder of Paypal, Max Levichin, will also speak at the event, now known as The Summit.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy

Oct 31st 2013, 7:46 PM 11,317 Views 54 Comments

His three top tips: Encourage engineering courses in university, support start-ups better, develop talent.

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

Oct 31st 2013, 3:33 PM 8,654 Views 4 Comments

“AOL missed the marketplace,” admits Tim Armstrong in Dublin but shares the lessons the company has learned.

'Hurlboard' created to welcome skate legend Tony Hawk to Dublin
# Skateboard
From The42
# Skateboard

'Hurlboard' created to welcome skate legend Tony Hawk to Dublin

Oct 31st 2013, 10:42 AM 3,621 Views 0 Comments

But how does The Birdman do under a high dropping ball, Ger?

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today
# The Birdman
From The42
# The Birdman

Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today

Oct 30th 2013, 5:38 PM 3,825 Views 2 Comments

Your skateboard can’t help you here, T-Hawk.

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Oct 30th 2013, 1:32 PM 12,994 Views 68 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit

Oct 30th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,921 Views 15 Comments

A total of 10,000 people will be in attendance with venture capitalists looking to invest.

# dublin-web-summit - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

Oct 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,291 Views 3 Comments

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?

Oct 20th 2012, 8:15 AM 19 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s ‘knowledge economy’ is actually waiting to happen, writes Aaron McKenna.

# dublin-web-summit - Friday 19 October, 2012

Ireland is the '6th highest' sign-up to Make Love Not Porn website
# Sex Please
# Sex Please

Ireland is the '6th highest' sign-up to Make Love Not Porn website

Oct 19th 2012, 9:47 AM 18,031 Views 50 Comments

Cindy Gallop founded the real-life sex video website to counter the myths of the porn industry – and revealed this morning that Irish people have been signing up in droves.

Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy"
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy"

Oct 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,411 Views 13 Comments

Gary Kovacs says that while Mozilla, which created Firefox, gets most of its revenue from Google, the two companies are still eyeing each other carefully.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Oct 18th 2012, 7:45 PM 2,623 Views 4 Comments

Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.

Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish

Oct 18th 2012, 5:10 PM 23,924 Views 64 Comments

Cindy Gallop, founder of Make Love Not Porn, wants Irish people to share their real-life sex videos to counter the myths of online porn (and to make some money while they’re at it).

Digital head wants "all of RTÉ" to convert to online
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Digital head wants "all of RTÉ" to convert to online

Oct 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,507 Views 20 Comments

Múirne Laffan tells Dublin Web Summit that RTÉ need to “work together” with other media outlets as online become priority.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Oct 17th 2012, 8:01 PM 8,984 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know

Oct 17th 2012, 6:00 PM 21,264 Views 57 Comments

AOL’s Digital Prophet David Shing was speaking at the Dublin Web Summit today.

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit

Oct 17th 2012, 3:35 PM 10,979 Views 14 Comments

James Whelton has become the youngest ever social entrepreneur to be made a fellow of the Ashoka foundation.

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today
# Dublin Web Summit
# Dublin Web Summit

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Oct 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,590 Views 2 Comments

Over 3,000 people are expected at the RDS for the Dublin Web Summit, thought to be worth €12m to the local economy.

# dublin-web-summit - Sunday 30 September, 2012

5 unusual startups pitching at the Dublin Web Summit
# Startups
# Startups

5 unusual startups pitching at the Dublin Web Summit

Sep 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,920 Views 8 Comments

Electric Ireland’s sponsoring a contest for start-ups at next month’s summit. Here’s some of the odder entries.

# dublin-web-summit - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement

Jul 28th 2012, 7:00 PM 393 Views 21 Comments

Cork teenager James Whelton set up CoderDojo to teach fellow students about computers – then watched it explode. He tells his story.

# dublin-web-summit - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here

Jan 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 15 Views 23 Comments

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 27 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 27th 2011, 8:11 PM 2,768 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?

Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit
# DWS7
# DWS7

Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit

Oct 27th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,450 Views 3 Comments

Day one of the Dublin Web Summit brought some positivity to the capital as global tech leaders shared their wisdom.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit
# Social
# Social

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Sep 21st 2011, 9:29 PM 752 Views 21 Comments

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

# dublin-web-summit - Friday 10 June, 2011

Our story: TheJournal.ie’s Jennifer O’Connell at the Dublin Web Summit
# Dublin Web Summit
# Dublin Web Summit

Our story: TheJournal.ie’s Jennifer O’Connell at the Dublin Web Summit

Jun 10th 2011, 8:45 PM 1,379 Views 11 Comments

Want to know how it all started? Watch our founding editor’s presentation on TheJournal.ie’s beginnings, the changing nature of news and where we are today.

# dublin-web-summit - Friday 27 May, 2011

Did you have a pint with Mark Zuckerberg last night?
# Facebook
From The Daily Edge
# Facebook

Did you have a pint with Mark Zuckerberg last night?

May 27th 2011, 4:33 PM 6,615 Views 0 Comments

The Facebook founder is in Dublin to visit the company’s European HQ. He reportedly went for some drinks in the city last night, and may attend a Facebook-hosted Bell X1 gig tonight.

# dublin-web-summit - Monday 14 February, 2011

Take 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Monday

Feb 14th 2011, 4:44 PM 2,205 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know: No Valentine for Merkel from Enda, McWilliams regrets opening the door to Brian Lenihan (literally), and a dash to hospital for a Grammy reporter.