Month: June 2017

Bidroom at NOAH and Money20/20 conferences – follow up

We just came back from the Money20/20 Europe and NOAH conferences! Both of the conferences turned out to be just what we hoped they would be – great platforms for sharing ideas and experiences, where many inspiring people got to discuss some of the most important topics in business, especially for disruptive companies such as Bidroom. NOAH NOAH Conference took place in Berlin on the 22nd and 23rd of June with over 4,500 attendees. As we mentioned last week it is one of the most important events of the year concerning disruptive Internet-related trends across key industries. Executives from all around Europe explained how they got from start-ups to scale-ups in very inspiring and truly interesting speeches. Money20/20 Europe The Money20/20 Europe came just after that, on the 26th and 27th of June in Copenhagen. Revolving around payments and financial services, disruptive business models and the ways the businesses manage their incomes and spendings it is one of the most important business events in Europe. We also took part in Visa Everywhere Initiative for which we were …

Where to get away from the heat during the Summer in Europe

Summer is obviously a wonderful time, but not everybody loves the heat, so today we have prepared a list of European cities where you can get away from it while still having an amazing time!   Reykjavík, Iceland The capital and the largest city of Iceland is actually the world’s northernmost capital of a sovereign state. While it is a small city of only around 120 000 inhabitants, it has a lot of charm and is perfect for those of you who try to escape the heat. Despite the fact, that it has almost 25 hours of daylight each day during the summer it is still one of the coldest cities in Europe, so you get colder weather with a lot of sunshine! With six districts full of attractions and incredible landscapes just minutes away from its center, it is the perfect destination.     Glasgow, United Kingdom Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest city in the UK. Its name is most likely derived from the Celtic word Glas – …

Bidroom at NOAH and Money 20/20 conferences

Upcoming days will be very busy for our Bidroom team. We will take part in two conferences in two different countries!   Firstly, the NOAH Conference in Berlin on the 22nd and 23rd of June. It is an invite only event where entrepreneurs from all around the Europe can discuss disruptive trends across their industries and different ways to overcome obstacles and become successful. With over 4,500 attendees, executives from over 1,000 corporates and leading Internet investors it is one of the most important events of the year concerning disruptive Internet-related trends across key industries.   Secondly, the Money20/20 Conference in Copenhagen on the 26th and 27th of June. This event dedicated to innovations across industries is a perfect environment for growth and development. It is a world-class experience revolving around payments and financial services, disruptive business models and the ways the businesses manage their incomes and spendings. As said on the website of the conference “Money20/20 Europe is engineered to bring together all the stakeholders with a part to play in the commerce revolution”. …

The little things you should try this summer

We would all love to do incredible things each Summer, and in the process, we tend to forget about all the little things that could make it wonderful. Today we would like to give you a few ideas of the little things you can do either at home or abroad, to fully enjoy this holiday!   Take pictures Summer is the time for adventures and making wonderful memories. It makes you want to stop the time. There is nothing better at doing just that than taking pictures. It is also a wonderful skill to learn. By the end of the Summer, you will end up with hundreds of photos you can use to decorate your house.   Watch the stars If you have never taken the time to admire the stars you should definitely do it this Summer. There is nothing more relaxing, and trying to find constellations in the sky can be a great game!   Spend time with your family If you have more time at your hand it is the perfect opportunity to …

A guide to New York City

New York City is visited by more than 45 million tourists a year. The most populous US city is an important cultural and business center. As the largest city in a country as large as the United States can be a real maze. Not without a reason, it is called a concrete jungle. Today, to make it easier for you to navigate, we will present you a brief guide to its five districts.   Bronx There is an ethnically diverse community here. The greatest attraction of the district is undoubtedly the New York Botanical Garden – one of the oldest and largest botanical gardens in America. In the garden there is a greenhouse, erected in 1902. At the north end of the district are Riverdale Park and the zoo. One of the main attractions of the district is the famous Yankee Stadium built in 1923, modernized in the seventies, can accommodate 54,000 spectators at the Bronx. On the north coast of the Bronx is located City Island Island with picturesque yacht marina and beach with …

The best of Portugal

Portugal is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. Today we would like to give it a closer look and give you a few ideas for a trip around this amazing country.   Lisbon The capital and the largest city of Portugal is at the same time one of its most wonderful treasures. Full of small winding streets, colorful buildings, beautiful and monumental pearls of architecture, iconic yellow trams and romantic fado music it is filled with extraordinary atmosphere. It is simply a dream town for a great weekend!     Porto This marvelous port city captivates tourists with its warm climate and incredible sights. It is located on the river Duoro, famous for the vineyards located along its banks. Since it is located by the ocean it also gives you great opportunity to relax and enjoy the sun as well as learn surfing if you prefer more active holidays. Thanks to many observation points you can observe the beauty of this place all throughout the day. Of course, the most unique is …

Zurich – the city of contrasts

Zurich is located in the heart of Europe, right in the center of Switzerland. It is an exceptionally intriguing city, modern yet antique, full of contrasts that merge into an incredible mosaic of culture, elegance, and extravagance. It is both very exciting and relaxing all while being surrounded by snowy peaks of the Alps that meet in Lake Zürich.   In Zurich, everyone will find something for themselves. Culture and art lovers will feel more than happy with over 50 museums and 100 galleries.   Families with children will surely enjoy time spent at the local Zoo or in the Sihlwald Forest, where you can meet many animals. Visit to the rain forest located in the local Zoo is also a truly unique experience.       Thanks to the numerous lakes, biking and mountain trails in Zürich, nature and sports lovers will also be more than happy to go for a run or a walk surrounded by incredible scenery. If you enjoy peace it is easy to find it around the city.     …