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Web Summit reaffirms commitment to Impact 

New all-women steering committee to oversee Impact initiatives across startups, partnerships and ...

April 9 - 8 min read
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G20 leaders to convene Startup20 at Web Summit Rio

Web Summit is set to host a series of exclusive delegate meetings for the G20’s startup track, St...

April 3 - 3 min read

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Web Summit Rio to host Runway to Web Summit event in São Paulo

Web Summit will be holding a Runway to Web Summit event in São P...

March 22 - 3 min read
A large stage viewed from a distance over the silhouetted heads of the audience. A long line of people stands on stage, facing the audience. In front of the stage, a group of musicians – including drums, trombones, trumpets, and a sousaphone – appear to be playing. The air is filled with confetti. A large Web Summit Rio logo hangs over the heads of the people on stage. Two large screens on either side of the logo bear the message 'That's all for today!'.

Join us next year when we return for Web Summit Rio 2024

Our first event in Rio de Janeiro was a major success. Catch up ...

May 4 - 1 min read
An illustration of the official numbers behind Web Summit, featuring small blocks that read, 506 investors, 37% women speakers, 22% women-founded startups, 21,367 attendees, 40% women attendees, 91 countries, 173 partners, 743 media, 974 startups

The numbers behind Web Summit Rio 2023

We’ve dug into some of the data behind our sold-out inaugural So...

May 4 - 3 min read
An image of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The city’s Sugarloaf Mountain is in the background. Guanabara Bay is displayed in the foreground of the image, with many boats dotted throughout.

Web Summit Rio is sold out!

A little less than a month from the event’s kick-off, the inaugu...

April 11 - 2 min read