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Adblock Plus founder and CEO Till Faida will speak at our EU-Startups Summit on May 2-3 in Barcelona

On May 2-3, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona. It will be the 6th edition of our annual flagship event – and with up to 1,200 startup founders and investors from across Europe also our biggest one so far!

Today we’re excited to announce our 4th speaker for next year’s event. It is the founder and CEO of Adblock Plus (eyeo), Till Faida!

Founded in 2011 in Cologne, Adblock Plus (eyeo) is the world’s most popular browser extension and most used ad blocking solution. Adblock Plus, which was downloaded over 1 billion times so far, provides users more control over their surfing experience. Beyond that, the company builds software that encourages positive, informative advertising, and privacy protection practices. Today, the software company already employs a team of about 130 people. In 2017, Adblock Plus (eyeo) acquired the popular micropayments service Flattr. According to a recent speech of Tim Schumacher, an early investor in the company, Adblock Plus (eyeo) today already does about €40 million in revenue and roughly €25 million in profits. Impressive!

At the EU-Startups Summit, Till will talk about his entrepreneurial journey and about his learnings while starting and scaling Adblock Plus (eyeo).

If we already sparked your interest for the upcoming EU-Startups Summit, make sure to secure your ticket now!

As in the previous years, we’ll showcase a selection of Europe’s hottest startups (incl. a big pitch competition) and come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time. You can expect huge list of exciting speakers, many high-profile investors, great networking opportunities and much more.

That being said, it would be awesome to meet you at the 2019 edition of the EU-Startups Summit on May 2-3 in Barcelona. More info can be found here (page will be updated on a weekly basis) and in the video below!

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Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).

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