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  • And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014 Is… Crate

    And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014 Is… Crate

    The competition was incredibly fierce at the inaugural TechCrunch Disrupt London. At the very beginning, there were 15 amazing companies presenting in front of multiple groups of industry leaders serving as judges. The startups were competing for £30,000 and the highly coveted Disrupt Cup. Read More

  • Crate Lets Developers Set Up Big Data Backends In Minutes

    Crate Lets Developers Set Up Big Data Backends In Minutes

    Big data is (still) hot, but setting up the backend servers to work with huge amounts of information isn’t easy. It often involves involves setting up many different services and once you’re done, you still don’t know how well you’ll be able to scale everything. Crate, which is presenting at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe in London today, massively simplifies this process. Read More

  • Gumroad Lets You Sell Anything You Make

    Gumroad Lets You Sell Anything You Make

    The guy who helped bring you Crate, a dead simple file-sharing service, are now testing something called Gumroad, a way to ask folks to pay for downloads. The site is very basic – you enter a URL, a price, and share the link. Users are asked for a credit card number (don’t buy that, it’s just this) to buy the item and sellers pay 5% plus 30 cents for each sale. Read More