At the press conference in Lisbon Wednesday Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave revealed to interesting news.
First: The biggest point of interest at this years Web Summit will be driverless cars.
Second: Berlin’s co-worker startup campus Factory will open in Lisbon
REUTERS yesterday: Europe’s Web Summit doubles in size as it reaches ‘cool’ Lisbon
If you look at Lisbon, something was already happening, and I hope that the Web Summit adds to the growing wave of interest in what’s happening in Lisbon and Portugal. It’s difficult to explain these things. Historians can look back and explain why a city is cool.
He cited a growing number of startups in Lisbon and the decision by the founder of Berlin’s co-worker startup campus “Factory” to open in the Portuguese capital as evidence of its growing attraction.
Read Axel Bugge’s interview with Paddy Cosgrave for Reuter’s here