Zuora Is sort of like Adyen … it scratches a fintech itch a lot of companies have. In this case, Zuora has the cloud-based subscription revenue management software that clients such as entertainment giant HBO and media companies such as Financial Times need. The company – based in SanFran – has 800 emplo…>
Boston-based HubSpot has gotten a LOT of pub for its work culture, consistently ranked among the highest-rated tech employers.
On the company’s landing page is a 128-slide LinkedIn deck covering in painful detail how HubSpot is revolutionizing the way people work … in a good way.
So, what do they do to gen…>
We have to start by plugging the hometown team.
Based in Amsterdam (an hour from our HQ in Eindhoven), Adyen is the most Silicon Valley-like company in the Netherlands, exceeding all expectations through hustle and vision. At the beginning of 2018, eBay announced it would dump iconic payment pioneer PayPal in favor…>
Lisbon – LXM Sunday Special: Charlotte de Witte: Belgian DJ and producer Charlotte de Witte has been away from Lisbon for quite some time. To celebrate her return to the capital of Portugal 9 December, LX Music “has prepared a very special party” somewhere and sometime to be announced.
Stockholm – Swedish House Mafia: We’re telling you about this six months out from the event, and you think we’re crazy, right? Not. Crazy. (Well, that crazy.) Before they broke up in 2013, Swedish House Mafia sold out concerts/festivals within minutes everywhere they played.
So don’t even finish reading this …>
London – Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde: This show at the Barbican Center is getting rave reviews from The Times of London to Time Out.
And why not – before there was Brangelina and Kanye and Kim, the most famous and often scandalous affairs were in the worlds of art and literature. And tha…>
Boston Consulting Group at various locations in Europe – BCG gets great ratings as a place to work. And this shows why: BCG is holding its Celebrate Diversity in the Group workshops on 29 and 30 November in Berlin. This isn’t – strictly speaking – a job fair or recruitment event, but it could be a great way to get you…>
• Tomorrowland Winter, 9 thru 16 March – Tomorrowland organizers are adding a winter event, renting out the entire ski resort of Alpe d’Huez, France, for the expected 30,000 attendees. (Check out the vid.) This is already sold out, but you can get on the waiting list here.
This is a tough one … two events in Paris at almost the same time. The deeptech-focused Hello Tomorrow versus all things to all startups Viva Technology? Which might be a decision Dispatches has to make … we’ll see.
Okay, we know all about Hello Tomorrow above. Let’s look at Viva Tech, which is one of the majors,…>
The Paris Talks team is excited to announce that the second edition of its Ideas festival will take place at UNESCO headquarters, right in the heart of Paris, on March 15, 2019!
We strongly value working with companies and institutions led by leaders that believe in the power of ideas.
Amsterdam – 80 Years War: Birth of the Netherlands: The Rijksmuseum is one of the finest in the world, but has one big flaw – it’s in Amsterdam. So you have to fight through the lad parties and sex tourists to get to it down on museum row.
In the winter, that’s not such a chore. So this is the perfect time to…>
Paris – Jean-Michel Basquiat: One of the must-see shows of 2018/2019 in Paris’s newest and most talked-about exhibition space.
Twenty years after his overdose death at 28, Basquiat remains one of the most enigmatic artists of that 80’s Die Young and Leave a Beautiful Corpse punk school that included Kieth Harin…>
Mobile is still where the action is, and MWC Barcelona (the new name) is one of the Big Three tech/startup events along Web Summit and CES in Vegas. This show mixes first looks at cutting-edge tech from more than 2,400 companies with programs built around industry visionaries dispensing digital wisdom.
And, it will…>
GOTO COPENHAGEN 2018, 19 THRU 23 NOVEMBER
As Marc Andreessen so famously wrote, “software is eating the world.” That’s truer now even than when he wrote that essay lo’ these many years ago.
Andreessen’s take was that after years of building the digital infrastructure and compounding computing knowledge…>
It’s like a race these days to figure out how many activities event organizers can add to music and skiing.
At Les Arcs Film Festival, it’s the other way ’round. This is a juried movie-industry event with 120 films that’s added concerts, DJ sets, outdoor adventure and lots of other stuff. And of course, there’s…>
Terry Boyd started the topic Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria – BERGFESTival 2018: in the forum Travel 1 month ago
Snow, scenery and a whole bunch of German (and one American) bands inspired by the Strokes and Nirvana.
This festival in the mountains south of Salzburg is going on its seventh year after starting – most of these festivals do – as a party that got out of hand.
On the bill for 2018 are Beatsteaks, Granada and Sei…>
If Rave on Snow is the beginning, Rise will take the party to a higher level. 15 thru 22 December, with some British EDM stars.
For 2019, they include they include Annie Mac and Camelphat (“Cola”) on the main stage. Ah, but there’s so much more.
This is one of the largest ski/music/wellbeing events of the year on Eu…>
This is a staged race through the Swiss Alps with the storied resort of Gstaad as the base. Yes, the pros will be there, taking it all seriously. But there will also be a lot of amateurs taking the partying seriously.
On 2 and 10 October we had two Mentor Meet the Teams sessions. On October 24 we organize an additional Mentor session.
In July we held a CERN hackathon where teams formed to build new business applications for three technologies.
Over the summer, the teams continued to meet and formulate their business…>
London – Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt: If you’ve grown tired of Renaissance paintings of Jesus and Rembrandt’s rich Dutch burghers, here’s something a bit more real-world.
Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt is at the Victoria & Albert Museum through 24 February. The exhibition starts with concept art and takes you…>
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