WEB SUMMIT: ZREALITY AMONG THE 200 BEST STARTUPS

From 6.-9. November 2017, the world’s largest technology conference – the Web Summit – takes place in Lisbon. The more than 60,000 visitors from more than 160 countries can expect many exciting speaker presentations, interesting startups and exciting live acts.

One highlight of the event will be a big pitch that brings together the world’s leading startup companies. Emerging technology companies can present their business idea live on stage and compete with other startups. The winner is entitled “Winner of Pitch 2017”.

After a successful application and a demanding selection process, we have qualified as a promising startup and are allowed to participate in the pitch. Renowned investors, influential media and thousands of visitors will be there when we compete against the other startups.

We are looking forward to the exciting event and hope to take home the title!

List of the 200 best startups: https://websummit.com/startups/pitch/shortlist

DDG AS A PART OF THE LUXEMBOURG DELEGATION IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and the Embassy of Luxembourg, organized an official mission to the United Arab Emirates from October 9 to 13, 2017.

Invited by the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a delegation from the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce paid a visit to the Sultanate of Oman. This delegation, consisting of a total of 70 business people, also included Alexander Fridhi as CEO of our Luxembourg subsidiary DDG Benelux S.A.

The aim of the visit was to strengthen bilateral relations and discuss new ways of working together. In order to pave the way for further cooperation, a business forum was held in Abu Dabi and a seminar on the presentation of the Luxembourg economy in Dubai. Around 40 local companies came to evaluate the potential for their business. On the other hand, the Luxembourg delegates learned more about technology, innovation and tourism in Dubai.

In addition, events were organized such as the visit to GITEX Technology Week, several successful companies visited and a participation agreement signed for Expo2020. In addition, the participating Luxembourg companies also had tailored business meetings with local companies and institutions.

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