“The hottest start up at the web summit was the web summit itself”

So long to the Web Summit, which is leaving Dublin for Lisbon in 2016. The face of the Web Summit, Paddy Cosgrave, is everything Irish people pretend (...)

Paddy Cosgrave, founder of the Web Summit: Will Bono lead pub crawls for him around Lisbon? Photograph: Eric Luke

Now that the pyroclastic flow of digital tears over the Web Summit’s move to Lisbon has subsided, it looks less of a disaster for Ireland and more of (...)

The Government has come under fire since it was announced on Wednesday the Web Summit would be held in Lisbon from 2016.

As businesses counted the cost of losing the Web Summit to Portugal for the next three years, the value of the event to Dublin was up for debate. With(...)

This week’s announcement by Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave that his annual tech industry event would be departing Dublin for Lisbon has elicited re(...)

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times  Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The company behind the Web Summit has announced plans to move the annual tech expo from Dublin to Lisbon from next year. The move comes as a blow to p(...)

Paddy Cosgrave: claimed to have built ticketing app Tito. Photograph: Eric Luke
Paddy Cosgrave issues app-ology

Paddy Cosgrave spends a lot of time telling everyone about what makes the Web Summit different from other tech conferences. The Web Summit hires physi(...)

 Paddy Cosgrave: founder of The Web Summit. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

This year’s Web Summit may be the last in Dublin – now where have we heard that before? Summit organiser Paddy Cosgrave clearly likes to keep local ad(...)

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave

This year may be the last time that the Web Summit is held in Ireland, according to the event’s founder Paddy Cosgrave. Speaking at the Web Summit’s (...)

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave: renting in Dublin “sucks”.

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave is on a hiring spree. In a blog post this week he said the business had employed 100 people over the last year, (...)

Paddy Cosgrave: “We have grown Collision at a faster rate than we ever achieved with Web Summit.”  Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Twenty two Irish start-ups will exhibit at the Web Summit’s sister event Collision in Las Vegas this week. The start-ups include TenderScout, LogoStor(...)