Dublin Web Summit: Summit meetings

For Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave, last week's scenes in Ballsbridge proved a potent ripost to the event's initial doubters. Philip Connolly went behind the scenes.

3rd November, 2013
For two days at least, the Dublin Web Summit was the epicentre of the European tech scene. Photo: Maura Hickey

The RDS may seem like an odd location for a pilgrimage but, for a lot of the world's technological talent last week, south Dublin was start-up mecca. For two days at least, the Dublin Web Summit was the epicentre of the European tech scene.

Three years ago, the Summit started as a ambitious but niche platform. While many doubted the plausibility of founder Paddy Cosgrave's grand plan, the young entrepreneur was not afraid to dream...

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