Alphas

WebSummit – Day 3

The final day of WebSummit started with a light soaking rain.  Our strategy for the day was to see whether or not we could find a way to set up somewhere and continue talking to people.  Unfortunately the Alpha package only included one day for a stand to tell people about MiFile. We arrived a little later – giving everyone …

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WebSummit – Day 2

The second day was our turn in the bear pit – or meat market.  This meant that we were one of the Alpha exhibitors with a small 1-meter area on a bank of about 12 startups.  Given that the Alpha package included 4 attendees per company, having everyone at the stand quickly meant it was unworkable. The start was slow, …

Opening WebSummit

WebSummit – Day 1

Our first day at WebSummit comes with mixed reviews.  The mix of start-ups to investors means it’s something of a meat market with the Alphas assigned to a small booth for one of the three days during the event.  That wasn’t a big surprise, however the ratio of investors to startups (Alpha & Betas) means that getting time with investors …