Agorize brings together top tech talent at Connected Challenge and Hack4Europe

  Agorize is one of the leaders in Europe in connecting tech saavy students, startups, enterpreneurs, and corporates to drive crowdsourced innovation. Starting off the New Year, they have two big initiatives underway: Hack4Europe The Hack4Europe contest is a European Hackathon, involving all the top European digital players, which will enable international corporations, Europe’s most innovative […]

France gears up to make a big splash at CES 2015

France gears up to make a big splash at CES 2015

As reported in the fall, France will have the 2nd largest startup delegation behind the US at 66 startups and the largest European delegation overall at CES with 120 companies (France will be the 5th country overall). In fact, this year is a big one for France’s startups as the number of startups participating is up 73% […]

My five takeaways from LeWeb Conference

My five takeaways from LeWeb Conference

My five takeaways from LeWeb Conference 2014: The sharing economy is already impressive, and we ain’t seen nothing yet. Bitcoin has fallen out of favor, for now, and hence is probably a good contrarian play. Japan tech is the ultimate contrarian play. Expect the unexpected when a French politician takes the stage. Meditation is the […]

Europioneers Award’s 2014 winners announced

After 6 months of competition, the European Commission, with Deloitte, European Young Innovators Forum and HUB Institute, announced the 2014 Europioneers Award winners at last week’s 20k participant strong Web Summit in Dublin. This year’s big winner was Hungarian entrepreneur Peter Arvai, co-founder of Prezi who took the European Web Entrepreneur of the Year Award, an award […]

Honoring the best of the European Web, the 4th Annual Lovie Award Winners Announced

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS)  have just announced the winners of the 4th annual Lovie Awards.  While the winners hail from a wide range of sectors (i.e. TV, fashion, music, publishing, retail etc), several of tech’s startups of reference including Soundcloud, Shazam, and Swiftkey, had a strong showing this year. France also […]

Paris Founders Events – New Products, Big News & Great Networking

400 startupers, tech enthusiasts and journalists came out last night to check out the hottest new startups and innovations Paris has to offer.  As an added bonus those who joined also got to hear from several big names in France’s tech ecosystem who continue to disrupt the status quo and work to put France squarely on […]

WIRED2014 brings the future closer on 16 – 17 October

Building on the success of their three previous events, WIRED is getting ready to kick-off their 4th edition in London on 16 – 17 October. This year’s WIRED ‘WIRED2014‘ will cover an array of topics debating the future of such areas as neuroscience, robotics, business, design, and music and entertainment via insights from over 45 speakers and […]

Lovie Awards announce finalists and open voting for the People’s Lovie

After a first round of voting, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS), who also organize the well-known Webby awards, have just announced the finalists of their Europe-focused Lovie Awards. To make sure that web innovation coming out of Europe gets properly acknowledge and rewarded, the Lovie Awards was created 4 years ago […]

Be crowned the best in EU tech – apply by Sept 1st to the Bully Awards

  Created five years ago by, White Bull’s Bully Awards,  seeks to shine the spotlight on Europe’s Bright “Tech” Stars, who have demonstrated excellence in innovation, leadership, and growth potential. Referred by some as as the “Oscars of European Tech”, past winners have included the likes of Ebuzzing, Funding Circle, iZettle and Tictail. The Bully Awards will also […]

Rebooting the brain on holiday

I took a short holiday this summer, only one week. I should relativize this: one week falls on the long end for a typical American vacation period, but in Southern Europe taking off for only week in the summer is laughable. Unfortunately, one week was all I could afford given the busiest June and July […]