Disrupt

  • Prepare Yourself For A Rollicking Bitcoin Panel At TechCrunch Disrupt

    Prepare Yourself For A Rollicking Bitcoin Panel At TechCrunch Disrupt

    What do you get when you put a Casares, a Popper, and a Lee on stage? Some Bitcoin madness, that’s what. Join us at Disrupt in San Francisco next month where we’ll talk to some of the biggest names in cryptocurrency – entrepreneur Wences Casares, New York Times writer Nathaniel Popper, and China’s bitcoin king, Bobby Lee – about what’s next for BTC. These… Read More

  • Hardware Alley In SF Wants YOU

    Hardware Alley In SF Wants YOU

    It’s that time again: Hardware Alley time! We want you to exhibit at Disrupt this September and we won’t take “Ehhh, maybe.” for an answer. Disrupt runs from September 21 – 23, 2015 and features a number of new pavilions including a dedicated VR area. It’s an amazing opportunity to launch your new product and we invite you with open, loving arms. What is… Read More

  • Live From TechCrunch Disrupt NY Day 3!

    We are entering the home stretch of TechCrunch Disrupt NY, and we couldn’t have a better lineup to close out the show. We’ll be joined by ClassPass’s Payal Kadakia, Bob Bowman from MLB Advanced Media, and Alexis Ohanian from Reddit and Y Combinator, among many more. And then we head into the madness of the Disrupt Battlefield finals, where seven companies are vying for… Read More

  • Witness Wins The Disrupt NY 2015 Hackathon Grand Prize, Picorico And MoolahMe Are Runners Up

    Witness Wins The Disrupt NY 2015 Hackathon Grand Prize, Picorico And MoolahMe Are Runners Up

    It’s been a long night at the Manhattan Center. Yesterday, we welcomed hundreds of hackers for my favorite spring tradition — the Disrupt NY Hackathon. Some of them were participating in our event for the first time, while others were regular hackers. Their challenge was to come up with a neat, funny and smart hack in just 24 hours. Read More

  • My Citi Bike Is A Neat Little Hack That Displays All Your Citi Bike Rides On A Map

    My Citi Bike Is A Neat Little Hack That Displays All Your Citi Bike Rides On A Map

    There are two things that Andrew Furman loves — riding a Citi Bike, and playing with maps. So when he participated in TechCrunch’s Disrupt NY Hackathon, he mixed these two things together and built a neat little tool. While it is still mostly a work in progress, My Citi Bike is a promising stat page for Citi Bike addicts. Read More

  • Periscope’s Kayvon Beykpour Will Go Live At Disrupt NY In May

    Periscope’s Kayvon Beykpour Will Go Live At Disrupt NY In May

    Periscope and Meerkat have a lot in common. They’re both livestreaming platforms. They’re both integrated with Twitter in some fashion. They both launched in the past couple months. And last but certainly not least, they’ll both be making an appearance at Disrupt NY in May. We’re incredibly pleased to announce that Periscope cofounder Kayvon Beykpour will join us for… Read More

  • Today Is The Last Day To Save $1000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    Today Is The Last Day To Save $1000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    We’ve been warning you all week. We’ve given you ample time to get out ahead of this. But today is the day. And by ‘the day’ I mean the last day to register for Disrupt NY with the early bird pricing, which saves you about $1000. But I shouldn’t have to convince you — our speakers list should do the trick. We’ll be joined by tech bigwigs like… Read More

  • There Are Only 2 Days Left To Save $1000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    There Are Only 2 Days Left To Save $1000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    The clock is counting down to Disrupt New York (May 4 – May 6, if we’re getting specific) and that means early bird pricing for tickets is about to expire. The window closes on Friday and once it does, prices will go up by $1,000 so consider this fair warning. Get out ahead of this. Disrupt New York is set to be TechCrunch’s best conference yet, with a speakers list… Read More

  • You Have 3 Days To Save $1,000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    You Have 3 Days To Save $1,000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    Disrupt NY is fast approaching, and the window for early-bird ticket pricing is closing at the end of the week. You don’t want to miss out on the chance to save $1,000 on something you know you’re going to get eventually anyway. Be smart about this. Disrupt is one of the biggest technology conferences in the world, with speakers like Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley, FCC Chairman… Read More

  • Join FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler At Disrupt NY

    Join FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler At Disrupt NY

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will join TechCrunch at the Disrupt NY conference next month to chat about technology policy and a little thing you might have heard of called net neutrality. Wheeler has become at once a pariah and lauded leader in his role as chairman — most notably after his commission passed new net neutrality regulations on a party-line vote of 3-2. The congressional… Read More

  • Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian To Disrupt New York

    Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian To Disrupt New York

    It’s official. With Reddit cofounder and YC advisor Alexis Ohanian on the speaker roster, TC Disrupt New York is going to be r/awesome. Read More

  • Postmates Will Deliver Bastian Lehmann Via Bike To The Disrupt New York Stage

    Postmates Will Deliver Bastian Lehmann Via Bike To The Disrupt New York Stage

    Okay, the bike thing probably isn’t true but Postmates co-founder and CEO Bastian Lehmann will join us on stage at TC Disrupt New York in May. Almost four years ago, Lehmann stepped onto the TechCrunch Disrupt stage and launched a company called Postmates, with a plan to totally disrupt the courier industry. Read More

  • We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

    We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

    Disrupt NY will be here in no time, and you know what that means. You should probably get started on Disrupt NY Battlefield applications. We’re about to close submissions so we want you to be able to get your application in ASAP. For those of you who don’t yet know, the Startup Battlefield is a world-renowned startup competition. It’s like the Gymnastics portion of the… Read More

  • Breezeworks Raises $5 Million For Tools That Let Service Pros Run Their Business From Their Smartphone

    Breezeworks Raises $5 Million For Tools That Let Service Pros Run Their Business From Their Smartphone

    Breezeworks, a company working to bring a modern, mobile set of tools to vendors who largely work outside a traditional office environment – like locksmiths, plumbers, electricians, contractors, dog walkers and more – has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams’ Obvious Ventures. Other investors in the round included Marc Benioff… Read More

  • The Best Quotes Of TechCrunch Disrupt EU: London 2014

    At Disrupt Europe: London 2014, a handful of speakers took the stage to discuss the tech landscape in Europe during these panel discussions and fireside chats. Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    As we return from Disrupt London, we give you the stories you won’t want to miss from the past week (10/18-10/24). 1. Josh Constine wrote a long form piece called “Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks” about the future of Spotify and what it will take for them to win the music streaming race. 2. Columnist Jon Evans explored the concept of Developaralysis… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads

    You might have heard that Apple released some new iPads last week. A lot of them. Plus, TechCrunch ventured across the pond for Disrupt London, where a number of incredible hardware startups debuted their wares. It was a long, but awesome, week. We discuss all this and more on this week’s episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast featuring John Biggs, Matt Burns, and Jordan Crook. Have a… Read More

  • Hardware Alley Pt. 3

    A Random Walk Through Hardware Alley

    Where else in the world can you see a 3D printer named after a simian, a 2000-core super chip, and an inexpensive hearing test in the same room? Hardware Alley at Disrupt London, that’s where. I love visiting the hardware booths at Disrupt and this event was no exception. Everyone had some amazing hardware that worked in amazing ways and I was able to visit nearly all of the companies on… Read More

  • Watch The Disrupt London Live Stream Right Here!

    Today is, sadly, the final day of Disrupt. But though we’re heartbroken that our London conference is coming to an end, we’re thrilled about the content we have in store for you today. We’ll be joined by Brian Armstrong from Coinbase, Michael Acton Smith from Mind Candy, and Ed Vaizey, the British Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, among many many more. Read More

  • Zap Puts Ads On Top Of Taxi Cabs As They Scoot Around Town

    Zap Puts Ads On Top Of Taxi Cabs As They Scoot Around Town

    Unlike startups Zoom, Pow, Zing, and Schwongooza, Turkish startup Zap is trying to disrupt the on-taxi advertising market. By placing bright LED signs on the top of standard cabs, the company aims to turn dead space into a lucrative advertising spot for drivers and fleets. Founded by Yigit Kipman, Ahmet Bati and Emrecan Bati, the company has received a $100,000 grant to expand through Europe… Read More

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