• Chamillionaire Just Wants Your Business Card

    Chamillionaire Just Wants Your Business Card

    Grammy award winning artist Chamillionaire (a.k.a Hakeem Seriki) has become a regular at tech conferences, perhaps because the hustle and flow culture of the rap business and the hustle and flow culture of the tech business are surprisingly similar. His stories of struggles between artists and music labels are resonant to anyone who’s experienced the relationship intricacies of startups… Read More

  • Come To The Realtime CrunchUp, Win A Free Sailing Trip In San Francisco Bay

    We’re just two days away from our Realtime CrunchUp in San Francisco. The CrunchUp agenda is chock full of goodness. Since our first event back in July, the momentum around realtime has accelerated. We find ourselves awash in realtime streams of data, and these realtime streams are becoming the new center of attention on the Web. During the conference we’ll be drilling down… Read More

  • The Realtime Agenda For The Realtime CrunchUp

    Over the past few weeks, it’s definitely been crunchtime as we’ve been putting together the panels and demos for our Realtime CrunchUp on November 20 in San Francisco. Get your tickets here. After much back and forth, and with the help of our Realtime Board, we finally have an agenda we are very excited to present (see below). Speakers will include Twitter COO Dick Costolo… Read More

  • Benioff, Conway And Costolo Are Speaking At Our Realtime Crunchup. Tickets On Sale Now.

    Ever since our first Realtime Crunchup last July, the momentum behind realtime streams just keeps getting stronger. Which is why TechCrunchIT editor Steve Gillmor and I are putting together another Realtime Crunchup on November 20 in San Francisco. Tickets are on sale now (the price is $395 until the final week when they will go up to $495—there are only 500 available). The one-day… Read More

  • Announcing The Realtime Board And Our Next CrunchUp on November 20

    A lot has happened since our first Realtime Stream CrunchUp in July: Facebook bought FriendFeed, Twitter raised $100 million, Google Wave launched in private beta. So TechCrunchIt editor Steve Gillmor and I thought it would be a good time for another Realtime CrunchUp. The next one will be an all-day event on November 20 in San Francisco. I don’t want to give away too many details… Read More

  • Photos From 2009 Techcrunch Crunchup and August Capital Party

    Thanks again to all of you who came out to our Real Time Stream CrunchUp and August Capital Summer Party. We broke 600 attendees to the Real Time Stream CrunchUp, double our initial expectations, and we hosted lots more of you at the August Capital outing. We had an amazing group of CrunchUp speakers to talk about new trends, boundaries and your passions. And we fit in 22 new product… Read More

  • Win A Ticket To The Real-Time Stream CrunchUp This Friday

    For the past few weeks, TechCrunchIT editor Steve Gillmor and I have been pulling together speakers and demos for our Real-Time Stream CrunchUp this Friday. What started as a roundtable and a few demos, quickly grew into a full-fledged mini-conference with 45 speakers, including nearly 20 startup and product demos. Other than TechCrunch50, I’ve never seen so many CEOs and companies… Read More

  • Agenda For Real Time Stream CrunchUp (And Third Wave of August Capital Party Tickets)

    Our Real Time Stream Crunchup is only a week and half away (get tickets here). We’ve been working hard to pull together the best startups, investors, engineers, and marketers developing products and platforms which take advantage of real-time data and communications in new ways. The real time stream is fast becoming a dominant metaphor for consuming information, increasingly displacing… Read More

  • Catch The Second Wave Of Tickets To August Capital Summer Outing July 10 And Real Time Stream CrunchUp

    The second batch of 150 tickets to attend our 4th annual summer outing on July 10 at August Capital are available now, courtesy of Eventbrite. They’ll go fast so grab them now. Update: This batch is sold out. We are also selling tickets for our Real Time Stream CrunchUp earlier that day (a CrunchUp ticket includes entry to the party as well). The CrunchUp is a mini-conference… Read More

  • The Real-Time Stream And 4th Annual Summer CrunchUp At August Capital

    Save the date and let the frenzy begin. Our 4th annual summer meet-up at August Capital will be Friday, July 10 this year. We can’t thank David Hornik and his partners at August Capital enough for having us back, yet again. Each year the party gets a little more lively, the deck gets a little more crowded, and yet David welcomes us back with unflinching enthusiasm. Thank you. We promise… Read More