In our previous blog post we outlined why Web Summit shared some similarities with Coachella. A technology summit that can attract everyone from politicians, musicians, athletes to whistleblowers – as well as the best tech talent and most entrepreneurial minds in the world – certainly knows how to put on a show.

With our partners on the ground in Lisbon for Web Summit, they have outlined some surprising takeaways and also the four start-ups to keep an eye out for. If you want to find out how you can help refugees by drinking a cup of coffee or to learn more about sustainable furniture using cork modules as Lego, read more here.