Not only do business people, but also people who travel to Lisbon to hide women and think about investing in couples. The story of the night, an extension of the Web Summit.
The pier is not authentic Chaos Sode. It was 10 pm on Tuesday evening, but the feeling of people crossing the 'Pink Street' is Saturday. Despite heavy rains that hit Lisbon, literally pine cones. Here is why there is a nightly summit. At night it is a kind of Web Summit extension. Entrepreneurs tell the truth, talk about beer in their hands, In a more relaxed environment. To do business? Yes, sometimes. But this evening event is more than that.
At the door of one of the busiest bars on the street, Andreia is the center of attention. With many blue eyes and red lips, Morena grabs a black rain hat at the entrance and welcomes participants and smiles on his face. Not always. It was noticeably annoying to Germans. Already an awkward dragon. Ask him for his name and try to reproduce it: "Andrrrrrrreeeiaaa". She tries to maintain elegance until the end of the topic. "This is a little uncomfortable to me". End of story.
But it is not brave. Andreia is the subject of a conversation with two Brazilians from Sao Paulo for a web summit. "She is beautiful." John shoots at Philip. They stand there waiting and holding the glass in their hands. When it happens, Jas! – João goes to Andreia's umbrella.. Five minutes later, he came back and resigned. "She's mad at me," she says.
João is responsible for Brazilian companies developing consulting projects with artificial intelligence and automation. Filipe has created an application to help make bank decisions. They came from the same spot on earth for the same event, but did not know each other. This happened because of the informal nature of the Night Night Summit. From a business perspective, accomplishing a missionFilipe is already visiting a new friend's company. "I will know if I can invest in his company, and I asked him to help with funding. We solve everything here at the Web Summit.", Explains João.
"Of course!" Philip answers questions asking if the meeting woman is included in the nightly script. "We like women, of course we want to make a different relationship, do you want to be a part of that?" He asks me.
Entrepreneurs crossed the Atlantic and learned about the Portuguese ecosystem and planned to expand to Europe through technology and entrepreneurship events. But he and his friend acknowledge that they are interested in other experiences. "Of course!" Philip answers questions asking if the meeting woman is included in the nightly script. "We like women. Of course we want to make a different relationship. Do you want to join?"Ask me.
I went across the street to another bar. Inside, Nuno (fictitious name) moves between groups. He is also a Brazilian. She is hidden in Lisbon and accompanied by a friend who worked with her in the past.. He lives in Sao Paulo, a woman in Recife, and does not doubt that his husband went to Lisbon across the sea. "This is a lifelong relationship!"While it talks with Olivia, it also guarantees to live in Brazil, but London.
Nuno is an investor and came to the Web Summit to seek corporate investment. However, unlike most participants who want to display an event credential, Nuno keeps it in the right pocket of the coat. It is common among investors, and investors are constantly asking for funds. "If I went with her, people thought that they had a lot of money and did not leave my feet."I assume.
Nunu (fictitious name) moves between groups. He is also a Brazilian. She is hidden in Lisbon and accompanied by a friend who worked with her in the past. He lives in Sao Paulo, a woman in Recife, and does not doubt that his husband went to Lisbon across the sea.
Still, the trip is profitable. Later in the retina, there were two start-up companies and plans to invest later. One beer, one beer market There is a very interesting model that connects the craftsman's brewery to the consumer. "The other is the Building Too, a Apps Project management to reduce production management costs. "I have invested in a similar business in Brazil and have already contacted the two companies," he explains.
Louis swims the crowd. At the age of 32, he is the founder of Pet Universal, a startup company that creates management software for veterinary clinics. He was a programmer at PT, but he said goodbye to his personal project three years ago. He says he's earned "three times less" now, but he's done more. The goal is accurate. "I want to be a millionaire by selling it in 7 to 8 years."
Until then, he wanders along Luocode Rosa to find contact. Unlimited cam- As a result, we have secured the first investor of the company in the first event. Two years later we expand to Spain and Brazil and look for new business partners. She develops a group of two men and two women and addresses French Justin.
– Hello, this is Lewis. I want to know as many business people as possible. I wanted to meet new people as an entrepreneur..
– Oh, good! We are not a startup, we are an agency based in Brittany, France. We are doing & # 39; inbound marketing & # 39; a new methodology for marketing. We are a software company called Hubspot.
"I run a software manufacturing company for veterinarians, it's a platform to manage everything I need to do in the clinic in my day-to-day work. If I understand correctly and want to sell my product to a veterinarian, I can help.
– right! Software is just a tool, but it is a complex tool. Therefore, we need an agency that can help you fully use it.
– Could you give me some basic tips?
– For example, you might want to learn about SEO. All the technical parts of the site are very important. It's important that your site works well. For example, Google looks a lot like this. This site should respond very quickly and safely. There are many unsafe sites, and this is one of the first things to suggest improvements to customers.
After all, exchange business cards and contacts for the future. T Networking This is the best way to do it. "At the Web Summit, I will first explain the French. The balance is positive He has already established contact with a French startup that he believes can work in the future. The nightly summit is only about meeting someone who will do business, but the next night I meet at night with my brothers and two other Frenchmen.
"People are very focused on the business with a professional spirit, but at night after 11 o'clock, the problem occurs after drinking the second or third glass."
"It will rain at tonight's summit tonight, I do not think so," says Luis, who participated in all versions of Lisbon. "At the nightly summit we have met many start-ups, because we talk about the streets and sometimes we end our work, and we are lucky to be more willing to secure investors," he said. "the problem is People are focused on business with a very professional mind but by 11 am at night. The problem occurs after the second or third glass has gone down. "
It happened on the other side of the street with Rachel Chang. The night is already long. The rain is still falling. The group is suddenly crowded under the canopy of the bar. People are already amalgam.Tourists were confused. Students in Lisbon grabbed Cais's point, opportunity sellers (rainy hat) and supporters of Ajax came to play with Benfica in Lisbon, and at the top of their lungs, alcohol recurred by alcohol. "Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Amsterdam!" The progress of the night is a zigzag trail for many people..
But let's go back to Rachel. American investors headquartered in Dallas resent the approach they receive from other Web Summit participants. "I went into a bar, I was in the woods and a man crossed me, grabbed my arms and stopped and said," Where do you sleep tonight?. The answer is ready: "Here or with you." And it disappeared. But the argument continued. "He came out, but it will not happen," he says.
Rachel tells you the access you receive from other Web Summit participants. "I went into a bar, I was in the woods, a man crossed me, he grabbed my arms and stopped, he said to me," Where do you sleep tonight? " The answer is ready: "Here or with you."
Portugal and the first in the web summit. He thinks that the evening event is a "mix between work and marriage" and communicates the inconvenience to his approach. "I have noticed that there is not much regulation in behavior as in traditional markets in the startup world. I came from very. Enterprise. It's like a college environment, no rules, and sometimes a little complicated, "he says." If you work at a company, you will be afraid to go out at night and throw yourself at colleagues and lose your job. But since you started, you can not control behavior very much because you are your own boss. "
So it is leaning on one of the walls of the Rua Cor de Rosa. A few minutes ago, with the Spanish Apps You will be taken to a list of restaurants, shops and other attractions where you can enjoy discounts in this space. While Pablo sneaked into another Spanish person whom he had just met, Sergio explains that he can do business and meet girls.. Shortly thereafter he was slightly backward. "I do not see girls and boys, I see people."
"I came here to do business, but I want to have fun, I can do business and have fun," he says. in the middle, I admit that I met three women that night. One is from Malta, one from Italy, the other from Portugal. Three Apps Web Summit's "Tinder for Business". "We are scan QR code we have in the credentials, we get contact of people and we Chat", Respectively. "We talk to each other. Let's see what happens next."