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  • Don’t Miss The TechCrunch Mini-Meetup During Mobile World Congress, Feb. 24!

    Don’t Miss The TechCrunch Mini-Meetup During Mobile World Congress, Feb. 24!

    We are planning on holding a mini-meetup in Barcelona during MWC, offering you a chance to pitch TC writers as part of a pitch-off. Winners get free tickets to Disrupt New York. But we need your help. We have a venue, but we need more sponsors. Things are still in the planning stage but we will hold the event the evening of Wednesday, February 24. Sponsors would be responsible for covering… Read More

  • Sports Broadcast Wearable FirstV1sion Gets Sweat-Tested In EuroLeague Basketball

    Sports Broadcast Wearable FirstV1sion Gets Sweat-Tested In EuroLeague Basketball

    Smart garments are one of the fitness wearables Gartner recently pegged as having the “greatest potential for growth”. And lining up in that category is Spanish startup FirstV1sion, whose on-body sports wearable will be used during a broadcast of a Euroleague basketball match on Friday to deliver a first-hand player perspective of one of the teams to watching fans. Read More

  • A Steady Erosion Of Confidence In Government Crunch Network

    A Steady Erosion Of Confidence In Government

    Governments around the world are facing significant political turmoil and enormous economic stress as they struggle with an alarming and unprecedented array of public policy crises today. And – whether it’s the desperate water scarcity in Brazil, the darkness-inducing rural electricity shortfall in India, the precipitous financial meltdown in Russia, or the festering income… Read More

  • Google’s Pichai Talks Up Magic Leap’s AR But Says “It’ll Take Some Time”

    Google’s Pichai Talks Up Magic Leap’s AR But Says “It’ll Take Some Time”

    Google SVP Sundar Pichai has given a few hints about what value Google sees in Magic Leap, the very well financed augmented reality startup that Mountain View led a $542 million investment round in last year, and which Pichai also sits on the board of. Read More

  • Are You Ready For The Barcelona Meetup?

    Are You Ready For The Barcelona Meetup?

    We’re less than a week away from the Pitch-Off in Barcelona and we’re excited to see you. If you’ve purchased tickets already, good for you. They are a rare commodity. If you haven’t then you’re kind of out of luck because the event is sold out. Special dispensations may be made if you contact us but I doubt we can help. If you didn’t make pitch-off the cut… Read More

  • Here Are The Pitch-Off Contestants For Our TC Barcelona Meetup

    Here Are The Pitch-Off Contestants For Our TC Barcelona Meetup

    I’d like to announce the pitch-off entrants for our event in Barcelona next week. They are a group of interesting Euro startups with the chops needed to make it globally. If you didn’t make the cut, do not fear: just find us at the event and tell us a little about your startup. We’re happy to take cards and follow up. Contestants will have two minutes to pitch and four minutes… Read More

  • Join Us In Barcelona On March 3 At The Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off

    Join Us In Barcelona On March 3 At The Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off

    You may have noticed a few posts about our Barcelona Mini-Meetup and Pitch-Off over the past week and it looks like we’ve finally nailed down a location and time. Forget everything you heard so far. Here’s the real information. Note: to offset the cost of the space and food, we’re charging €5.50. The previous RSVP list is not valid so please buy a ticket if you intend… Read More

  • The TechCrunch Barcelona Mini Meet-Up And Pitch-Off Is Go

    The TechCrunch Barcelona Mini Meet-Up And Pitch-Off Is Go

    Since I posted about a potential Mini Meet-Up in Barcelona I’ve gotten quite a few emails and requests to attend. To that end, I’ve decided to open Pitch-Off applications and RSVPs for a few days to get a rough number of how many people will attend. I don’t know if we’ll charge at the door or have to charge a nominal fee – 5 Euro or so – via EventBrite but… Read More

  • Join Us In Barcelona For A Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off During MWC

    Join Us In Barcelona For A Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off During MWC

    Hello, friendly folks. We are planning on holding a mini-meetup in Barcelona during MWC, offering you guys a chance to pitch TC writers and potentially hold a pitch-off for free tickets to Disrupt New York. We need your help. Since this is an ad hoc thing, we’ll need a little assistance in choosing a venue and potentially a drinks sponsor. I have heard good things about El Nacional but… Read More