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The Rise of Europe's Digital Economy

Experts discuss how Europe’s thriving digital sector will fare as the global economic outlook becomes more uncertain.
Anne Dias
Vendeline von Bredow
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About This Event 

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated Europe’s digital transformation, fostering a new ecosystem of tech companies that are aiming to grow world class businesses, from bases in the EU. With the war in Ukraine, soaring energy prices, record-high inflation, and worries about recession clouding the economic outlook, Europe’s digital ecosystem could become an important driver of innovation and growth. The Economist’s Vendeline Von Bredrow and Aragon Global CEO Anne Dias join the Council for a conversation on the big trends in Europe’s e-commerce, Internet, fintech, and digital economy.

About the Speakers
Founder and CEO, Aragon Global Management
Anne Dias leads Aragon Global, an investment firm active in global equities in the tech, consumer, and financial sectors. Aragon is active in Europe’s digital ecosystem both in public and private investments.
Senior Germany correspondent, The Economist
Vendeline von Bredow is Senior Germany Correspondent for the Economist, based in Berlin. Previously she was Midwest correspondent in Chicago. Before her move to the Midwest in October 2014, she was deputy Europe editor and Central and eastern Europe correspondent, based in London.