Last year, Arrington interviewed Mayer on stage at Le Web too, and Google took Chrome out of beta that day and talked about Searchwiki. This year, no announcements were made, but Mayer shared her thoughts on all the Google news… → Read More
Niklas Zennström, half of the infamous duo that started companies like Kazaa, Skype, Joost and Rdio, took the stage at the Le Web conference this afternoon to talk innovation in Europe and the lessons he’s learned as a European entrepreneur for the last 9 years.
Zennström said he found it encouraging to find that so many European entrepreneurs and startups are busy building innovative things in… → Read More
We’re breaking the news about the startups launching at the event as they happen, so please tune in to our RSS feed and our Twitter account @TCEurope to get the latest updates. Tomorrow we’ll be publishing as wrap on the finalists and the winner.
We’ve already blogged… → Read More
LeWeb has published its schedule for the upcoming global conference for tech in Paris, and it’s looking pretty good. TechCrunch Europe is a media partner and is helping to organise the startup competition, so that’s our interest declared. That said Loic and Geraldine Le Meur have clearly finessed the event back towards tech companies and brought a new focus on Europe I think. Here are some… → Read More
It’s that time of year again, when the brash culture of Silicon Valley crashes into the two hour lunch European startup crowd at the Le Web conference in Paris on December 9-10. It’s chaotic and sometimes combative, but it’s also one of the best startup events in the world. And this year TechCrunch Europe is partnering with Le Web to put on a 20-company startup competition.
Yes, I’ll be attending… → Read More
I’m delighted to announce that this year’s Startup Competition at LeWeb, the annual gathering of global technology luminaries and startups in Paris, will be organized in partnership with TechCrunch Europe. We’ve been running startup events all over Europe for some time now — so I hope to be able to inject our experience into this great event.
Like last year, the LeWeb Startup Competition will… → Read More
Anything Microsoft does is looked at through a prism cut from the glass of the company that Gates built. The days of the anti-trust trial, Hailstorm, and the browser wars may seem far away, but not for the Netscapes and Novells who foundered in the face of the Windows and Office steamroller. Yet refugees of those wars have reinvented themselves in the new world of the social network, most… → Read More
The fifth annual LeWeb conference is just getting underway in Paris, France. The event, headed by Loic Le Meur, is Europe’s largest tech conference, bringing in over 1,600 attendees from 26 countries worldwide. The conference has partnered with Ustream and Swisscom to stream the event in its entirety free of charge. Below is the feed for the main event – feeds for the ongoing Startup… → Read More