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Tech Tour WebSummit 2021 – Lisbon

01
nov
2021
Nicolas DIACONO
Technological Trends Senior Analyst
2 minutes

After experiencing a 100% virtual edition due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the WebSummit, the great global mass of the digital economy, is resuming its quarters in Lisbon. The 2021 edition expects more than 1,000 speakers, 1,250 start-ups and 40,000 participants from 170 countries.

Our experts will walk the aisles of this show from November 1 to 4, 2021 and will share their best finds with you through daily debriefs!

This year the event will welcome several leaders from large groups such as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Mercedez Benz who will share their vision and new projects.

The main themes that will be covered during this edition: Smart cities, Healthtech, Privacy, Robotics, IOT, NFT, Metaverse, …

We offer you a daily immersion through video debriefs to find here anTo know everything without traveling and be in total immersion, we invite you to follow the daily debriefs of our experts on our Twitter account @echangeur

Follow us with #WebSummit21ECH and #WebSummit2021 on Twitter and in the meantime check out our teaser :

DEBRIEF DAY 1

NFTs, Metavers and food produced from cells…

For this first debrief, the experts talk to us about NFTs with the intervention of Nicolas Julia, creator of Sorare, a game centered around football which offers players digital cards to collect.

It was also an opportunity for startups focused on food to present their new concepts such as creating new products from animal and / or plant cells …. This is what the company Mirai Food offers. which is capable, through animal cells, of recreating meat.

Enough with the words, watch the debriefing :

DEBRIEF DAY 2

The tech companies able to capture carbon are the future world giants !

Today, Nicolas and Guillaume went to meet the startups at the Web Summit. This day started off in a bit of a disappointing way, since after a rather empty conference from Chris Crox from META around the Metaverse, and another intervention from Apple around the security of its iOS, our experts are came out with very few new things to eat.

Fortunately, Brad Smith’s talk about industries of the future raised the bar a bit. According to him, we must invest massively in companies that work to capture and fix carbon! This is the future like softwares were 50 years ago!

For Guillaume, it is micro-mobility with 15-minute journeys, which were debated. Finally, he also discovered in this same trend that Bolt will launch its Bolt Market application, in “super app” mode, and which will offer delivery in 15 minutes!

DEBRIEF DAY 3

The new Russian bank Sberbank and cryptocurrencies!

For this last debrief, Nicolas and Guillaume share their lessons with you live from Lisbon airport.

Focus on the new Russian bank Sberbank, present for more than 180 years, it is becoming a tech giant with its own smart speakers, autonomous vehicles, its own entertainment, services and commerce platform. All centralized in a virtual assistant.

In this new edition of the Web Summit, the vision on cryptocurrencies is no longer associated with trading. Many startups are positioning themselves on the subject such as Celsius, which wants to disrupt all of the world’s banks and to bank the population through decentralized tools and crypto-currencies.

Find all information about this event on the Club!

Nicolas DIACONO
Technological Trends Senior Analyst
As an expert in emerging technologies, Nicolas travels to innovation shows around the world to spot and analyse the new trends.
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