Walking through the doors of the Intercontinental in Berlin on the first day of OEB always gives you a feeling of being special, a feeling of being part of something interesting and important.
In good spirits following our low-key official launch of the company the previous night, we went into OEB with three aims: to see our partners, to see people with whom we were in the process of partnering and to see which other innovative and high-end products were exhibiting so that we might talk about partnering with them. An unofficial fourth aim was to say hello to all our friends out in EdTech. Both Jonas and James have been in EdTech a while and have been to OEB on several occasions.
We were reminded of the powerful impact that having a large stand in the first hall gives you: we saw Proctorio, the proctoring company, in all their glory (but a well-lit stand makes for a poor mobile phone photograph):