Despite the recent controversy surrounding Web Summit’s decision to leave Dublin for Lisbon in 2016, which is naturally great news for Portugal’s Tech sector, the 2015 Summit was a roaring success. With no WiFi issues to speak of, the food tokens appear to have been the main issue – specifically what you get for your €20 Web Summit food token.
Web Summit And Fintech Parties In The New CurrencyFair Office
Regardless, our CEO and co-founder Brett Meyers took to the stage on Thursday for a chat about all things Fintech related. He was joined on stage by Mike Laven of CurrencyCloud, Philippe Gelis of Kantox and the Sunday Independent’s Nick Webb.
I want customers to feel great at the end of a transaction & look forward to the next.
(Loads of images of Web Summit and more on the CurrencyFair Flickr account)
We hosted our very own Summit parties on Tuesday and Wednesday, with 400 people checking out our brand new offices in Ballsbridge, Dublin over the two evenings. We even had rickshaws ferrying weary Summiters from the RDS to our office!
— Will Prendergast (@wilp) November 3, 2015
Tuesday saw economist, author and all-round legend David McWilliams record the latest in Jarlath Regan’s excellent Irishman Abroad podcast series. It’s available now, and you can download for free from iTunes.
— Dublin Globe (@DublinGlobe) November 3, 2015
Jarlath was kind enough to perform some stand-up on Wednesday too.
— Anthony Sexton (@anthonysexton) November 4, 2015
Our new office also went down well!