events

  • Lightning Is Twitter’s Plan To Be ‘Event Central’ For Users And Non-Users Alike

    Lightning Is Twitter’s Plan To Be ‘Event Central’ For Users And Non-Users Alike

    Twitter’s plan to expand its reach doesn’t require that it also grow its user base, something which it has not done at a pace investors have found satisfactory since going public in 2013. A new report from BuzzFeed’s Mat Honan details ‘Project Lightning,’ a new initiative at the company that’s designed to reach both logged in and non-member audiences… Read More

  • 大家好! Join TechCrunch In Shanghai Next Week

    大家好! Join TechCrunch In Shanghai Next Week

    Next week is a big one for TechCrunch around the world. We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary—and holding our TechCrunch Shanghai international event with TechNode, our China partner. Read More

  • Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App

    Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App

    Google has published a new mobile events application on Google Play called “Interactive Events,” but the app doesn’t appear to be ready for prime time. Instead, it looks like the app has been published early by accident, as it advises users who download it to their phones that it’s a “confidential” app being tested internally at the company, and warns users… 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

  • HelloSponsor Connects Brands With Local Events Looking For Sponsorships

    HelloSponsor Connects Brands With Local Events Looking For Sponsorships

    While programmatic ads continue to reshape the web advertising landscape, the market for advertising at public events still lags behind. HelloSponsor, which just launched after going through AngelPad’s accelerator, is looking to modernize event sponsorship for brands by simplifying the experience and building up metrics so that they can measure the impact of their campaigns. Read More

  • Today Is The Last Day To Vote For The Crunchies!

    Today Is The Last Day To Vote For The Crunchies!

    There are just a few hours left to cast your vote for the best startups, the best founders, and the best tech achievements and more at our amazing event in SF next week. The Crunchies will be held on February 5, but we are about to close voting and we are also about to raise ticket prices by 15% so please act now. Read on to learn more. The Crunchies is the defining event for startups in SV… Read More

  • Join Me Tomorrow In Krakow

    Join Me Tomorrow In Krakow

    I’ll be speaking at an event held by Geek Girls Carrots Crakow, a group of amazing programmers who are working to bring everyone onto the STEM wagon. The event will be held at Przemysłowa 12 in Krakow, Poland at 7pm. You can sign up here. I’ll also be attending and judging AGHacks, the biggest student Hackathon in Poland. This event will include “DARMOWE JEDZENIE I… Read More

  • SocialTables, A Collaborative Event-Planning Service, Raises $8 Million Series A

    SocialTables, A Collaborative Event-Planning Service, Raises $8 Million Series A

    DC-based SocialTables has announced its latest raise, an $8 million Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners with Thayer Ventures joining. The company previously raised $1.6 million to help streamline event planning with collaborative tools. Founded by Dan Berger, a programmer and event-planner, we’ve been following this company since 2012 when I was impressed by their clever… Read More

  • Join TechCrunch In Beijing Next Week

    Join TechCrunch In Beijing Next Week

    Shortly after the launch of TechCrunch.cn last year, we brought TechCrunch’s International City Event, organized by our official partner TechNode, to Shanghai, China. This year the event is coming to Beijing. It will take place on August 11 and 12 at T-Space, Chaoyang Park. The theme is “The Red Hardware” to highlight China’s smart hardware makers. Read More

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