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Webby Events December 17, 2015

Video: John Borthwick & David-Michel Davies—Fireside Chat

What does your home screen say about you? Is Slack Twitter's most formidable competitor? Internet heavyweights John Borthwick and David-Michel Davies consider these and many more probing questions about whether the Internet can truly be stopped.

As part of our continuing event series for the 20th Annual Webby Awards, we hosted a conversation between David-Michel Davies and John Borthwick. John is the CEO and Co-Founder of Betaworks, a seed investor and startup incubator which develops technology that will benefit the future of work, relationships, and human agency. John has been a consistent early investor in some of the Internet’s  biggest companies including BuzzFeed, Kickstarter and Medium and Betaworks has built several notable Webby Winners including Tweetdeck, Dots and Giphy.

On stage in front of a packed audience at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, New York, David-Michel, the Executive Director of The Webby Awards, asked John what he considered our year-long theme The Internet Can’t Be Stopped meant to him?

Scenes from the Webbys x Betaworks Event at The Wythe Hotel










Don’t forget you can watch all the highlights from the 20th Annual Webby Awards now!