The Next Web or TNW as it is often referred to was founded in 2008 and manages several initiatives focused on international technology news, business and culture. The Next Web Events division organizes the TNW Conference, TNW Mobile Conference, TNW Bowlr and Kings of Code. In 2008, The Next Web established the TNW Blog for which the organization is now best known. The blog was originally launched as a spin-off to the events division and has grown into one of the world’s leading technology blogs. The third segment of the Next Web is TNW Labs. TNW Labs has produced several web based businesses including Twitter Counter, Paydro.com, PressDoc.com and Wakoopa.com.