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KPMG is the leading provider of audit, tax and advisory services to ambitious start-up and high-growth technology companies. Our clients value our ability to focus on what matters and the value we provide. A relationship with KPMG brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from the global technology sector from one of the most dynamic and tech savvy business advisors in the world. Wherever your ambition takes you, we have local knowledge and global network to help ensure your business is a success. For more information visit kpmg.com
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. We enable event creation, promotion and ticket sales. We help people discover events that match their passions. And we let everyone share the events they're creating or joining, bringing more people together around the world. For more information visit eventbrite.co.uk
Incorporated in 2001, Dyn is the worldwide Internet Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader, powering Managed DNS, Traffic Management, Email Delivery & Email Reporting for more than four million enterprise, small business and personal users. With nearly 20 data centers around the world and industry-leading uptime for over 10 years, Dyn’s commitment to customer relationships and engineering excellence shines every day. Uptime is the Bottom Line. For more information visit dyn.com
Gold PartnerPayPal is the world’s first truly open global online payment platform – giving developers and startups access to its global payment engine built over the last decade with more than 123 million active PayPal accounts available in 190 markets and 25 currencies. paypal.com
Livestream’s mission is to connect people and live events. Livestream offers event owners a complete set of hardware and software tools to share their events with a growing community online. More than 30 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and Warner Bros. Records. Founded in 2007, Livestream is headquartered in NewYork with offices in Los Angeles, London, Ukraine and India. For more information visit livestream.com.
"We use Creativity and Technology to act Smarter and get Results" At Grafton Media we believe that everything we produce should exceed the quality and standards that our clients expect from us. That's why we go beyond the means to ensure the final product is the best it can be, and that you're satisfied with the result. For more information visit graftonmedia.com
Wooga is one of the most popular social games developers for web and mobile. The company is based in Berlin, Europe's creative heart and mecca for tech industry innovators. Wooga was founded in 2009 and now employs 250 people from 35 nations, who work together to develop top titles. The studio's signature approach to game design emphasizes emotional character development, usability, and superb localization. Wooga's free-to-play games are enjoyed by around 50 million players per month. For more information visit wooga.com
As the Venture Capital investment arm of Qualcomm, the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies, Qualcomm Ventures has been making strategic investments in early-stage technology companies since 2000. With a $500 million fund commitment, Qualcomm Ventures seeks to make strategic investments in early stage, high-technology companies that have the potential to dramatically transform our world. For more information please visit: www.qualcommventures.com.
We are the fastest growing full service law firm in Ireland, providing innovative and commercial solutions to help businesses succeed. Our technology team advise the world’s leading social media and online search organisations along with emerging start-ups and entrepreneurs.
We understand the challenges and opportunities of working in this rapidly changing sector. Our job is to give you smart advice, tailored to your situation, from first round funding to strategic outsourcing partnerships, intellectual property management or global privacy protocols.
Find out why we are the first choice for technology firms in Ireland by contacting Philip Nolan, Partner at email@example.com, Gavin O’Flaherty at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.mhc.ie or on twitter @mhclawyers
Blonde 2.0 was founded in 2006, back when social media was still in its infancy. Blonde 2.0′s mission is to build a customized social media strategy for each of our clients and implement it, enabling the brands that we work with to carry their messages to their target audience effectively and engage with their consumers while creating positive brand awareness all over the Web. For more information visit blonde20.com
Senzari builds technologies that put content in context. The company with operations in San Francisco, Miami and Berlin, developed a highly scalable and distributed graph API, called AMP3. Based on this, Senzari creates different media services, which offer users highly tailored recommendations by considering all possible data points in real time. For more information visit senzari.com
Spanning 13 data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. SoftLayer is the largest privately held Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider in the world with a diverse customer portfolio from Web startups to global enterprises. For more information visit softlayer.com
LACORE is a law firm that specializes in commercial law. We focus on transactions, projects, and complex commercial law matters. We advise and create efficiently and with an entrepreneurial attitude. We have a leading position in the Berlin tech community representing mainly entrepreneurs and angel investors. LACORE operates worldwide and feels a special bond with Berlin. For more information visit lacore.de
The Factory is a unique 12.000 square meters workspace for startups in the center of Berlin Mitte, at the heart of a growing ecosystem. Five buildings adjacent to the former Berlin wall accommodate technology enabled companies in various stages of development from newly founded teams to local heroes (e.g. SoundCloud) to international ventures such as Mozilla. More than just state of the art workspace and leisure amenities, the Factory provides a physical location for the European scene to network. Community-driven events, educational content and an acceleration program for entrepreneurs will gather startups, investors and enablers from all over the world. Initiated in late 2011 by several serial entrepreneurs and private investors, the Factory will officially open in 2013. For more information visit factoryberlin.com
Delivery Hero is a worldwide network of online food ordering sites with more than 30,000 restaurants connected to its service. The company is based in Berlin and was founded in November 2010. On its mission to provide better takeaway food to the people globally, Delivery Hero operates in twelve countries worldwide and has more than 500 employees. For more information visit deliveryhero.com
Beluga Linguistics is a European based language service provider. We help leading web and mobile services to successfully internationalize and provide them with first class translation teams and consultancy for process and localization. Our language offering covers all major Internet markets in Europe, Scandinavia, Asia, North and South America. For more information visit belugalinguistics.com
uTest provides in-the-wild testing services for web, desktop and mobile applications. By leveraging a community of 70,000+ professional testers from 190 countries, uTest helps companies such as Google, Microsoft, AOL and Intuit test their apps under real-world conditions. uTest’s services include functional, security, load, localization and usability testing. For more information visit utest.com
Vita Coco Coconut Water is an all-natural, super-hydrating, nutrient-packed, potassium-stacked, mega-electrolyte coconut water! For more information visit vitacoco.com
Heisenberg Media specializes in conference photography. We take your media stream from meh to magnificent! For more information visit heisenbergmedia.com
We are a leading provider of digital media worldwide, creating and distributing a range of assets - from royalty-free stock photography and editorial images to footage, music and multimedia - that help communicators around the globe tell their stories. For more information visit gettyimages.ie.
Orrick is the leading global law firm for technology and high growth companies. Our specialist teams are based in 25 offices throughout the world, including Silicon Valley, Berlin, London, Paris, Munich, Beijing, New York and Shanghai. Throughout the life cycle of high growth companies, we advise on financing transactions from start-up funding through to VC investments and exits as well as commercial transactions, intellectual property and data privacy issues. For more information visit orrick.com
Founded in 2008, The Next Web is one of the world’s largest online publications that deliver an international perspective on the latest news about internet technology, business and culture. With an active, influential audience consisting of more than 7.2 million monthly visits and 14 million monthly page views, The Next Web continues to expand its global presence on its website with an addition of new channels and content partnerships, as well as through events in North America and Europe. thenextweb.com
Informilo (www.informilo.com) is a web site and print magazine that connects business with innovation. It covers every part of the pipeline – from the smallest start-up with the best idea to big companies that embrace creative disruption. The aim is to help start-ups and venture capitalists benchmark the global competition and connect with big corporates.
Tech City News is a leading provider of news, events and information for technological innovators in London, delivering focused insight, quality multimedia content, comment and analysis with a touch of humour.
Concentrating on the growth of the startup culture which has made Tech City UK the fastest growing and third largest cluster of tech companies in the world, we cover technology, why it matters to our lives and the innovative businesses and people behind it.
Our mission is to be the voice of the community and companies driving the growth in the digital capital of Europe
Balderton Capital is the leading venture investor in the EU. They have a track record of helping entrepreneurs build substantial businesses, backing over 100 entrepreneurs in the last decade. Balderton continue to look for outstanding entrepreneurs who share their passion for disrupting large markets and building long-lasting, great companies
Basho is the company behind Riak, the open source, scalable, highly available key-value database that's ideal for your next web-scale project.
Mashery is the world’s leading provider of API technology and services. We have helped over 150 top brands—including USA TODAY, Comcast, Hoover’s, Klout, Associated Press, RDIO, and Travelocity—take advantage of APIs to build new revenue channels, speed time-to-market, and spur innovation. Mashery's unique, holistic approach to API management encompasses working with clients to craft profitable platform strategies, ensuring fast, reliable API access, and facilitating relationships with our network of 150,000 developers. Mashery was founded in 2006.
Hiscox offers a range of professional insurances for companies in the technology, media and telecoms industries. Their specialist team has extensive experience and understanding of the changing nature of these businesses and of assessing the risks involved; working hard to keep abreast of the law and any new developments to make sure your clients receive cover appropriate to their business.
Microsoft is committed to helping start-ups succeed through the Microsoft® BizSpark® global programme, giving free access to software development tools, access to VC’s and other key industry players and providing marketing visibility. Since 2008, more than 45,000 companies worldwide (3000+ in the UK) have joined BizSpark and seen huge success as a result (like Parcelgenie).
At the London Web Summit, in the main exhibition hall, the Microsoft Platform team will be on hand to talk to you about your business ideas as well as showcasing the potential of app development and the commercial value that apps offer. The team will also be demonstrating how Microsoft’s open cloud platform, Windows Azure offers start-ups an easy way to get a production-ready solution up and running quickly.
Media PartnerThe Rude Baguette is France’s first English-language news site covering startups, tech, and innovation. Created in 2011 by Silicon Valley natives, the Rude Baguette provides a one-stop news source for a global audience interested in the French startup scene. Written entirely by Anglophones with expertise in various aspects of the startup scene, The Rude Baguette shows the best of what France has to offer, and encourages the growth of the French startup scene. rudebaguette.com
Based in New York City, Squarespace (www.squarespace.com) is a beautiful and intuitive website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create professional blogs, pages, stores, and galleries without touching a line of code. The completely inclusive, all-in-one service provides content management, hosting, domains, social integrations, e-commerce, and 24-hour customer support.
Index Ventures is a leading global venture capital firm active in technology and biotechnology investing since 1996. From their offices in Geneva, London and San Francisco, they love to discover and support the most entrepreneurial teams wherever they are looking to build market defining global businesses.
Enterprise Ireland is the Irish government’s startup agency. Our mission is to make Ireland the best country in the world for starting and running a business. We provide a range of financial and non financial services includingmentoring, networking, knowledge building, capability building, training programmes, commercialisation and research supports and access to international markets through our global network of 28 offices. Eligible companies can also get grants and investment. Our International Startup Fund is targeted at investor-ready international startups seeking to locate in Ireland. For more information about us or to get in touch please go towww.startinireland.com
Stripe makes it easy for developers to accept credit cards on the web. stripe.com
Paymill is an innovative payment solution which enables online businesses and services to accept payments on their websites. Paymill is active in 34 countries in Europe. The developer-friendly API as well as the fast Onboarding process (within 48 hours) differentiate Paymill from its competitors. For more information visit paymill.com
Uber is a technology company, offering an on-demand car service connecting customers with their own private driver via iPhone, Android, or web-request. Launched in San Francisco, Uber now operates in 25 cities globally including Paris, Milan, Sydney and New York.
The service includes all the touches expected of a first-class chauffeur. Rides are billed directly to your credit card on file so there is no need to carry cash or have your card on hand. To sign-up download the app from the Apple AppStore, Google Play, or from any other device with m.uber.com.