August 10, 2012 by Stephanie SUTANTO
In the past two years, Dublin Web Summit has established a firm presence in the European tech scene. In 2011, there were over 1,500 attendees from 45 countries across the world. It is helmed by the team at F.ounders, an annual private gathering for 150 of the world’s leading tech company founders (the Jack Dorseys and Niklas Zennstroms of the world has spoken and attended F.ounders’ gatherings).
Now, this same team behind F.ounders and Web Summit aims to inspire a more-focused audience: the early-stage startups -through the launch of an event aptly titled START, which seeks to be an interactive platform for a small group of the world’s most exciting early-stage startups, plus investors and media in Dublin (Ireland) in October.
The START organizers are looking for startups under 3 years old who have raised under €5M (US$6.2M). A number of the best European and US VCs and a range of entrepreneurs and some journalists will be attending too. The startups will get access to an exclusive series of events and the Dublin Web Summit itself. Read more