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  • Arkady Dvorkovich, assistant to the President of Russia, to speak at TechCrunch Moscow

    Arkady Dvorkovich, assistant to the President of Russia, to speak at TechCrunch Moscow

    Well, we’ve landed a great addition to our speakers at TechCrunch Moscow. Arkady Dvorkovich is a Russian economist and assistant to the President of the Russian Federation 2008. A Chess master, he spends his days advising the President Medvedev on economic policy, but also it’s approach to technology innovation strategy. Dvorkovich is also no slouch as a blogger, with his own slot… Read More

  • The Europas – The Finalists

    The Europas – The Finalists

    The Europas, the European Startup Awards, will be held this Friday, November 19, in London. The event is now totally sold out, with over 350 people coming from the cream of Europe’s startups, VCs and entrepreneurs. The online voting, running for the last month (thanks to PollDaddy), has closed. Some 33,126 votes were cast in total. The Europas Advisory Board has submitted their results. Read More

  • Deadline for voting in The Europas is Tuesday Midday CET!

    Deadline for voting in The Europas is Tuesday Midday CET!

    The Europas, the European Startup Awards, will be held on November 19 in London. The event is now sold out. Boo hoo. But over 350 of you are coming. Hurray! But there is still time to vote in all the categories here. The deadline for voting in The Europas is Tuesday Midday Central Europe Time (CET) (or 11am GMT). Don’t forget to Tweet or share the voting pages to your social networks… Read More

  • TechCrunch Moscow: Our speakers so far

    TechCrunch Moscow: Our speakers so far

    On December 13, TechCrunch Europe is coming to Moscow, Russia, for our first ever “TechCrunch Moscow”. The event will be held at the first
    Russian private tech incubator, the Digital October Center, located in a historical manufacturing building Krasny Oktyabr (or “Red October” / Красный Октябрь in Russian). You can now buy tickets here. TechCrunch… Read More

  • TechCrunch Moscow: At the Red [Digital] October, December 13, tickets on sale now

    TechCrunch Moscow: At the Red [Digital] October, December 13, tickets on sale now

    On December 13, TechCrunch Europe is coming to Moscow, Russia, for our first ever “TechCrunch Moscow”. The event will be held at the first Russian private tech incubator, the Digital October Center, located in a historical manufacturing building Krasny Oktyabr (or “Red October” / Красный Октябрь in Russian). Our event will be part of the official launch of… Read More

  • A shout-out to our sponsors so far for The Europas Awards

    A shout-out to our sponsors so far for The Europas Awards

    The Europas, the European Startup Awards, will be held on November 19 in London. Right now we’ve sold out. Boo hoo. But over 250 of you are coming. Hurray! To a luck hawk-eyed few we’ll be releasing a small amount of remaining tickets (here, if you’re quick, just before the event. The Europas will take take place at a ridiculously cool London venue: Paramount in the heart… Read More

  • The Europas Advisory Board Is Go!

    The Europas Advisory Board Is Go!

    I’m excited to announce the members of The Europas Awards Advisory Board. What’s so great about this year’s board (just as with last year’s) is that we have a fantastic spread of experience across the spectrum of the tech scene in Europe, and people who really know the scene inside and out. Read More

  • The categories for The Europas – The TechCrunch Europe startup awards

    The categories for The Europas – The TechCrunch Europe startup awards

    So, The Europas are back.We’ll be honouring the best in tech across the web and mobile scene from across Europe. The awards will be in London on November 19 – grab a ticket right now. The Europas is all about geting together and celebrating the tech scene in Europe with an awards event which we can really call our own (check out the pictures and video from last year). The… Read More

  • The Europas – The European Startup Awards 2010, November 19, London

    The Europas – The European Startup Awards 2010, November 19, London

    Following last year’s huge success, it’s back. “The Europas” – The European Startup Awards 2010 – will honour the best tech companies and startups across the web and mobile scene from across Europe. The Europas is all about geting together and celebrating the tech scene in Europe with an awards event which we can really call our own (see last… Read More

  • TechCrunch Europe Summer Pitch Battle! July 14 – Come pitch your startup or project

    TechCrunch Europe Summer Pitch Battle! July 14 – Come pitch your startup or project

    As some of you may already know we’ve decided to postpone The Europas Awards for tech companies in Europe until after the Summer. Watch out for it in September, and how you can vote, soon. Meanwhile, we still wanted to have a meetup before the Summer break really kicks in, so we’re holding an event we’re calling “TechCrunch Summer Pitch Battle”. It is on July 14… Read More

  • Changing TechCrunch Europe events – how to work with us

    Changing TechCrunch Europe events – how to work with us

    We’re changing our events policy at TechCrunch Europe. Over the last two years we’ve developed and run our own events across Europe, thanks to the unwavering and ever professional support of Petra and Rassami of 2pears. But now that the European startup scene is gradually getting its act together, we’d like to sort of “open source” our events and are looking… Read More

  • STARTEurope initiative brings out talent and products

    STARTEurope initiative brings out talent and products


    Last night saw the closing of a 3-day-event called STARTEurope, in Vienna. Comparable to the recent Launch48 in the UK, it gathered entrepreneurial minds, developers, investors and a bunch of Wanna-bes to build and extend startups. Over the course of the weekend startups were able to exchange with business people, other startups and ultimately had to present what they were able to achieve… Read More

  • Come to TechCrunch Nordic, Copenhagen, 26 May

    Come to TechCrunch Nordic, Copenhagen, 26 May

    TechCrunch Nordic – Copenhagen – 26th May 2010
    TechCrunch Europe will host its 3rd TechCrunch Nordic event – joining Seedcamp on their European tour in Copenhagen at the end of May. Join us! Tickets are now available here. Read More

  • TechCrunch Hits Edinburgh Next Week

    TechCrunch Hits Edinburgh Next Week

    TechCrunch Europe will be co-locating with Engage, Invest, Exploit ’10 in Edinburgh on 12th May 2010. Our venue hosts will be holding EIE in the morning and in the afternoon TechCrunch Europe will be running an interactive seminar followed by a joint networking party for both events in the evening. Full details of the day are below. You can grab your tickets here. Delegates will be able… Read More

  • TechfluffTV video gets under the skin of GeeknRolla

    TechfluffTV video gets under the skin of GeeknRolla

    GeeknRolla produced a lot of content from both the speakers and pitches and we’re only now starting to sift through it all. But although it’s hard to get across the atmosphere of fevered activity and conversations in words, this video from the great Hermione Way at TechFluffTV gets it across pretty well. You can catch Hermione as cohost of The Next Web conference next week. Read More

  • @GeeknRolla: Morten Lund asks 'how close to the edge do you dare to go?'

    @GeeknRolla: Morten Lund asks 'how close to the edge do you dare to go?'

    Words can’t really do justice to Morten Lund‘s speech to close 2010’s GeeknRolla event. The Danish serial investor and entrepreneur, who invested in more than 80 start-ups including Skype but was declared bankrupt in January, brought the house down with his straight-talking advice and on-stage antics (video below). When a conference speech involves teaching VCs to play flutes… Read More

  • All the pitches, speakers and video from GeeknRolla 2010

    All the pitches, speakers and video from GeeknRolla 2010

    Well GeeknRolla rocked London for another year and the feedback we’ve had has been incredible. The Twitter stream has been fantastic. There are plenty of pictures, and a few blog posts appearing already. Congratulations to the winners of the startup competition. The overall winner, chosen by three panels of esteemed judges, was Cortexica. They were followed by iGlue, SongHi, DriveK… Read More

  • GeeknRolla: The Agenda For The Day

    GeeknRolla: The Agenda For The Day

    Well, we know some of you have gone through a lot to be here for GeeknRolla in London. And some have had to hang around in London long longer than you thought. But we know everyone is here to make this a great day to discuss the wonderful world of tech startups, so here’s our programme for today. Below you’ll find our live video stream. We’re also live blogging on… Read More

  • GeeknRolla Update – Not even a volcano can stop us, so grab a ticket

    GeeknRolla Update – Not even a volcano can stop us, so grab a ticket

    Well folks, it’s been an interesting weekend of email and phone calls, but the good news is that GeeknRolla is STILL ON tomorrow, and there is not one single damn volcano on the planet, however ash-filled, that can stop us bringing this awesome event to you. The very last tickets and DemoPit tables are available here. And frankly, we have to pay tribute to you guys. We have been… Read More

  • 11am Friday – Your last chance to grab a ticket to #GeeknRolla

    11am Friday – Your last chance to grab a ticket to #GeeknRolla

    Next Tuesday, GeeknRolla (remember, it’s all one word), the annual conference from TechCrunch Europe which brings together Europe’s technology startups and investors, will, quite literally, rock London. All the delegate passes are *SOLD OUT*. However, we have begged and pleaded with the venue to cram more chairs into the space. So there will be a final allocation of 25 tickets… Read More