CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dublin Web Summit, the world‘s premier technology industry conference, has selected Coral Gables-based social shopping platform Listar (www.listar.com) to participate in their BETA program. The Web Summit is Europe’s largest tech conference and takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from the 4th–6th of November. For the event, Listar will join a select number of the world’s leading early-stage technology companies in showcasing their products. Listar is the only Miami-based company selected for BETA this year.
“Listar is doing great things in an exciting space,” said Paddy Griffin, one of the event organizers. “We’ve had a huge number of applications and have spent a great deal of time selecting the companies to join BETA.”
Founded by Venezuelan-born Simon Vielma, the Listar platform provides a personalized stream of shopping content to its users across a very broad number of categories, including: clothing, shoes, handbags, beauty, jewelry, electronics, and more. The Listar app, which is available for iPhone users on the app store, enables people to discover products through photos and other types of media. On Listar, users can follow others with similar tastes to create a personalized feed of highly relevant products. The innovative interface makes the experience fun and addictive.
“We are extremely proud to be part of the BETA program at the Dublin Web Summit,” said Simon Vielma, founder and CEO of Listar. “There are a lot of breakthrough companies taking part, so it will be an exciting two days.”
Listar is an online shopping community where people can find and discover products that interest them, as well as express their opinion on these products. Listar’s goal is to make shopping more fun and informative by bridging the gap between e-commerce and social media. The company is based in Coral Gables, FL. For more information, visit http://www.listar.com/about.
About The Web Summit:
The Web Summit is Europe’s biggest technology conference. The conference is focused on Internet technology, and the audience is a mix of CEOs and founders of tech start-ups, together with developers, designers, and CTOs from established companies. Attendees include: Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, Twitter (Nasdaq: TWTR) Co-founder Jack Dorsey, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) Founder and CEO Reed Hastings, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Bono, and many others.