Collision course: Tech downturn casts shadow over web summit
The mood was subdued at Collision, the Web Summit’s sister event, with tech giants’ valuations plunging and concerns rising over climate change
The tech community usually looks to gatherings such as Web Summit’s sister conference Collision to celebrate its achievements, but there was a definite sense of unease among delegates at this year’s event in Toronto.
After being forced to hold the conference online for the past two years due to the Covid crisis, there was happiness at being able to gather again in large crowds. Yet this was offset to a large degree by growing fears ...