The Next Web Conference is full of interesting and inspiring talks, but since the first edition back in 2006 we have given the hottest and most promising startups a platform to show their service/app/product to the “best audience in the world” (at least according to Andrew Keen).
Many startups have used The Next Web Conference to boost their PR, raise capital (recent action), build partnerships and gain buzz and new users, including Netvibes, Zyb, Plazes, Netlog, Widsets, eBuddy, Wakoopa, Mendeley, Huddle, CoTweet, Yunoo and last years winner My Name is E. Many other startups have presented their services in the business arena to get feedback, get to know investors and industry journalists/bloggers.
The Next Web Paypal X Startup Rally
I’m also happy to announce that we have teamed up with the great people of Paypal X to make all this happen. Monetizing your innovation is essential when running a company, but it is a challenge for any startup. Paypal X opened up their payment platform and network to developers and startups to monetize their ideas and tap into the $30 trillion global payments opportunity. The future of payments is in the hands of the startups and developers building on top of Paypal’s platform, whether its about mobile payments, social payments or payroll payment apps. Paypal X and the Startup Rally are a perfect fit, happy to have you on board!
Submit your startup
We LOVE startups and believe that startups are essential to innovation and therefore we have expanded The Next Web Startup Rally every year. For the 5th edition of the conference we will have 25 startups on main stage to present their new service/innovation to the creme de la creme of the Internet industry in a 5 minute presentation, followed by feedback from our Jury of Experts.
Interested? Submit your startup now, the deadline is March 15th at midnight (CET).
If you want to see your competition, feel free to check the presentation of Renato Valdes, who won the Rally last year with My Name in E