Plugg

  • European startups, take note: Plugg 2010 in videos and pictures

    Last Thursday saw the third edition of Plugg, a conference I started in my home country Belgium back in 2008 that essentially aims to launch and inspire European tech entrepreneurs and advance the startup ecosystem in these parts. The event is closely tied to TechCrunch, with myself as lead organizer and TC Europe editor Mike Butcher running things on stage. We invited a host of speakers from… Read More

  • "No Excuses" For European Startups And More Videos And Photos From Plugg 2010

    Last Thursday saw the third edition of Plugg, a conference I started in my home country Belgium back in 2008 that essentially aims to launch and inspire European tech entrepreneurs and advance the startup ecosystem in these parts. The event is closely tied to TechCrunch, with myself as lead organizer and TechCrunch Europe editor Mike Butcher running things on stage. We invited a host of… Read More

  • The 20 European startups that will need to woo us at Plugg 2010

    Plugg, the annual conference organised by my TechCrunch colleague Robin Wauters, is due for next week on Thursday (11 March) in Brussels, Belgium. I’ll be there along with other European tech industry pundits, bloggers, venture capitalists and many entrepreneurs, to listen to a slew of presentations by executives from Nokia, Opera Software, Index Ventures, Duval Guillaume, eBuddy and… Read More

  • European Startups Start Their Engines For Plugg

    Registration for the Plugg Start-Ups Rally 2010 are now open. You can register here. Since 2008 Plugg in Brussels has become a must-attend fixture on the European startups scene. It was one of the first startups events I attended after just joining TechCrunch and it was a brilliant event, made more fun by the great welcome put on by founder Robin Wauters, who later happily became a… Read More

  • Plugg 2009: Videos, Pictures And Presentations

    As TechCrunch UK & Europe editor Mike Butcher already wrote, the Plugg 2009 conference is a wrap. As the organizer, I won’t say too much about the quality of the event other than that we’ve received a lot of positive feedback about the presenting keynote speakers and startups and that we were thrilled with the good vibe considering the economic turmoil we’re in. If… Read More

  • Plugg Announces 20 Finalists For Startup Pitching Competition (15% Discount Codes Here)

    We’re less than two weeks away from Plugg, the European startup conference organized by our writer from across the pond, Robin Wauters, and it promises to be a great event with a host of knowledgeable speakers and a startup competition that will feature some of Europe’s most promising web and mobile startups on the main stage (see below for details). If you’d like to join… Read More

  • Web 2.0 Expo Europe 2009 Cancelled

    A message on the German O’Reilly community blog indicates that the Web 2.0 Expo Europe, an annual event held in Berlin, Germany, has been suspended for this year in the face of the worst economic downturn in decades. (translated version here) The event, co-produced by O’Reilly Media and TechWeb, had been running for only two years. Web 2.0 Expo Europe was widely known as an… Read More

  • Attention European Startups: Registrations For Plugg Start-Ups Rally 2009 Now Open

    We’re getting closer to Plugg, the conference that provides an overview of how the web is changing from a European perspective, organized by one of our writers from across the pond, Robin Wauters. The event will take place on the 12th of March in Brussels, Belgium, and will feature a host of top speakers from the continent, a possible 2-hour lunch, and a competition that aims to weed out… Read More