The Next Web
Type of site
|Headquarters||Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|Alexa rank||6,337 |
|Launched||June 10, 2008|
|Genre||Technology and Business|
|Founders||Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Patrick de Laive|
The Next Web (TNW) is a website and annual series of conferences focused on new technology and start-up companies in Europe. The Next Web company was established in 2006 by co-founders Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten and Patrick de Laive in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and a technology news website of the same name was started in 2009. TNW's reporting has been sourced by Wired, Mashable, and the Huffington Post, among others.
TheNextWeb.com reports and features opinion articles on the business of technology news, analysis of new tech companies, apps, products, emerging internet trends, culture, and marketing topics.
According to de Laive, it took one year for TheNextWeb.com to reach 100,000 monthly visitors and as of June 2016, TNW.com gets 8 million to 10 million monthly visitors.
In 2017, The Next Web's Amsterdam conference came under fire for making misleading statements and having a lack of transparency about paying presenters for speaking appearances and for having a gender gap in the number of its male and female presenters and a gender pay gap in their compensation.
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