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The Cult Of Razer: From Startup To Global Brand - Min-Liang Tan

3/31/2017
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If you are going the right way, there are always obstacles in your way. Right now in the gaming community this has never been more true with traditional consoles migrating to mobile and VR. How do you keep your community engaged with the shifting sands of the current landscape? Official website : http://riseconf.com/ Official blog : https://riseconf.com/news Facebook : RISEConf Twitter : @RISEConfHQ Instagram : @riseconfhq #RISEConf

Duration:00:20:43

We need gender quotas in technology companies - Rana el Kaliouby, Naveen Jain & Jessi Hempel

3/22/2017
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The numbers of women in technology just don't add up. Do we need gender quotas to fix this glaring problem? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that...

Duration:00:23:07

Preaching to the converted - Marian Goodell, Bishop Paul Tighe & Jessi Hempel

3/22/2017
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How has social media enabled new connections to established communities? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that disruption can transform their businesses...

Duration:00:21:33

Growth at any cost: Mercenaries vs. Missionaries - Werner Vogels & Miguel Helft

3/22/2017
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Growth should come as a natural byproduct of structure and innovation. Some companies, however, chase rapid scaling above all else vs. building a long-term, sustainable business. How can both become disruptors in the market? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An...

Duration:00:19:28

Leadership: You can't do it all - Julia Hartz, George Papandreou & Theresia Gouw

3/22/2017
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Is leading a company like leading a country? Yes, you must show vision, inspire and ultimately get results, but is that where the similarities end? We pair one of the most forward-looking Prime Ministers, Taavi Rõivas with one of the most innovative tech founders, Julia Hartz. Theresia Gouw, the Midas List investor, will lead the discussion. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever...

Duration:00:04:46

Startups the next global generation - Mohit Rajpal, Ganesh Sonawane, Corinne Clinch & Brendan Howard

3/22/2017
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The PITCH winners from SURGE, Collision, and RISE to tell us how winning the competition has impacted their businesses and the reality of trying to make it in a competitive landscape. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s...

Duration:00:07:49

Visualising a gaming future - Holly Liu, Ambarish Mitra, Shawn Layden and Blaise Zerega

3/22/2017
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You no longer have to wait to plug in your console to game. The rise in mobile and augmented reality has brought new elements to gaming, engaging a whole new audience. Where does the market go from here? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting...

Duration:00:16:53

PITCH Perfect - Payal Kadakia, Fred Destin, Sarah Leary & Jim Edwards

3/22/2017
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Before our PITCH final, we hear what can make the perfect pitch, what gets you recognised, and what turns an investor straight off your company? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and...

Duration:00:18:28

Afraid to fail because of other people's opinions? - Gary Vaynerchuk

3/22/2017
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Do you really need to be single-minded to succeed, and how much of other people's opinions should you take on board? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that...

Duration:00:27:02

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt on creativity and commerce with Laurie Segall

3/22/2017
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Does business stifle creativity? Is there a compromise involved between running a business and creating art? Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt explains how he manages the two worlds as head of his online collaborative production company hitRECord. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology...

Duration:00:16:57

New Realities - Mogens Lykketoft, Roberto Azevêdo, José Manuel Durão Barroso & Tom Nuttall

3/22/2017
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From Brexit to the US election, we can take nothing for granted any more. There are now new realities. Some of the leading voices in European and world politics chart a course of what is certain in uncertain times. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global...

Duration:00:18:56

When software eats software - Sid Sijbrandij of GitLab & Jon Bruner of O'Reilly Media

3/22/2017
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The pace of development is now moving so fast that smaller and smaller teams are disrupting incumbents on an increasingly regular basis. One of the companies that most emphasise this are Gitlab whose CEO speaks about their rise to prominence. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology...

Duration:00:14:52

VC: The next two years

3/22/2017
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Bob Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq, Tony Conrad, Founder, CEO & Partner of about.me & True Ventures, Mood Rowghani, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins, and Arjun Kharpal, Technology Correspondent for CNBC. 2016 was a year of great contrasts: a decrease in investments but also a record number of IPOs in regions such as the Nordics and Hong Kong. What will the landscape look like over the next two years? Will we remain in this cycle and what needs to be done to break it? In six short years, Web...

Duration:00:25:14

The face of the robot revolution - Ben Goertzel & Mike Butcher

3/22/2017
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Ben Goertzel, Chief Scientist at Hanson Robotics, and Mike Butcher, Editor-at-large at TechCrunch. Hanson Robotics have been at the forefront of expressive and interactive humanoid robots. So how will their and their newest robot fare in a real live interview with a top journalist? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s...

Duration:00:14:16

What are games companies doing that you're not

3/21/2017
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Gabriel Leydon, CEO of MZ, and Rick Kelley, VP Gaming at Facebook. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that disruption can transform their businesses and...

Duration:00:19:25

The Midas touch: Steve Anderson in conversation

3/21/2017
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Steve Anderson, Founder of Baseline Ventures, and Miguel Helft, San Francisco Bureau Chief of Forbes. Instagram's first investor, and the number two on the Midas list, on why investing is more art than spreadsheets. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global...

Duration:00:23:27

The legacy of social media -Alfie Deyes, Jake Paul & Mamrie Hart

3/21/2017
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Vine, YouTube, Snapchat, social media stars crop up overnight but what can make them a sustained success? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that disruption...

Duration:00:18:41

Entrepreneurs need a God Complex to drive innovation

3/21/2017
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Ryan Smith, CEO of Qualtrics, Dave McClure, Founder of 500 Startups, and Erin Griffith, Journalist at Fortune. Two titans of the tech space debate the idea of whether entrepreneurs need to have total self-belief. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global...

Duration:00:24:42

Love & tech in the time of Tinder - Sean Rad & Farrah Storr

3/21/2017
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Sean Rad, Co-Founder & Chairman of Tinder and Farrah Storr, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan UK. Tinder is moving beyond dating to a place where it is really about discovery. Whether it's a person, a group, a political party, an advertiser's product, or a job, Tinder is expanding beyond what was originally envisioned. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web...

Duration:00:33:43

World war media - Cait O'Riordan, Justin Smith, Till Faida & Michael Hirschorn

3/21/2017
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Cait O'Riordan, CPIO of the Financial Times, Justin Smith, CEO of Bloomberg Media, Till Faida, Founder & CEO of Adblock Plus, and Michael Hirschorn, CEO of Ish Entertainment. How can the media survive and indeed thrive from now on? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An...

Duration:00:19:13