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The Next Web’s co-founder unveils Index, a business intelligence tool that tracks private tech companies globally

- August 12, 2015 6 MIN READ

Patrick de Laive, best known for co-founding one of the world’s top tech media and event companies The Next Web (TNW), has recently unveiled Index, a business intelligence tool that tracks thousands of tech companies around the world. Chris Messina, inventor of the hashtag and a closed beta tester of Index described the tool as “what [he’d] always wanted Crunchbase to become”.