meet-ups

  • Announcing KrakowCrunch On July 7

    Announcing KrakowCrunch On July 7

    When it rains in Central Europe it pours. I’m pleased to announce we’re going to hold the first annual KrakowCrunch Pitch-Off at on Monday, July 7 at The Stage, ul. Lobzowska 3, from 6pm until 11pm. We’ll be holding a startup pitch off – each founder will pitch for 90 seconds and there will be eight startups on stage – and the winner gets a free table in Startup… Read More

  • Announcing PragueCrunch III

    Announcing PragueCrunch III

    It’s been a long time – five years, to be exact – since TC has taken over a bar in Prague for what usually turns out to be one of the best parties of the summer. Last time we held PragueCrunch the event lasted until the wee hours as startups and entrepreneurs pitched, boozed, and schmoozed until sun-up. Read More

  • Sign Up Now For The Austin TC Meetup + Pitch-Off

    Sign Up Now For The Austin TC Meetup + Pitch-Off

    After the amazing success of our New York Pitch-Off in February, we thought it would be fun to bring the energy and excitement of a mini-Disrupt to more cities across the country. We’re pleased to announced the 2013 Meetups + Pitch-Offs will begin in Austin on May 30 at Stage On Sixth in downtown Austin from 6pm to 10pm. You can buy tickets now! Read More

  • TechCrunch Philly MeetUp: Anthony Coombs of Interact

    TCTV: Interact’s Anthony Coombs Talks About The Philly Tech Scene

    Anthony Coombs is CEO of Interact and a passionate Philly tech booster who helped us gather a great group of people last week to our Mini Meet Up. I took him into a dark quiet corner to talk about his startup, the tech scene in Philly, and the burgeoning NJ/PA tech corridor. Read More

  • TC Mini-Meet Up: We’ll See You At 6pm In The Field House In Downtown Philadelphia

    TC Mini-Meet Up: We’ll See You At 6pm In The Field House In Downtown Philadelphia

    After a late start we arrived in Philly and talked to a number of cool folks at Office Hours. Now it’s time to party. Josh Zelman, Jordan Crook, Chris Velazco, and myself will be at the Field House at 6pm and we’re ready to talk startups, tech, and all things in between. We’re excited to head out to the city of brotherly love and we’re also excited to announce a… Read More

  • Southeast Meetup Reminders: Savannah, Raleigh, And Charlotte Are Set, Atlanta Not Iffy [UPDATE!]

    Southeast Meetup Reminders: Savannah, Raleigh, And Charlotte Are Set, Atlanta Not Iffy [UPDATE!]

    If you’ve been keeping up at all, you should know that we’re planning a tour of the Southeast during the second week of July. We’re hitting all the hottest spots, including Savannah, Atlanta, Raleigh, and Charlotte (in that order), but we seem to be hitting a tiny bump in the south-bound road. As much as I’d love to hit up Mr. Armstrong for carte blanche on this… Read More

  • Surprise! Announcing The TC Mini-Meet Up In Philadelphia On June 19

    Surprise! Announcing The TC Mini-Meet Up In Philadelphia On June 19

    If you’re in the City of Brotherly Love, you’re in a for a treat. Thanks to constant entreaties by one of your own, Anthony Coombs, we’re going to hold a mini-meet up in Philly on June 19 at the Field House, 1150 Filbert St. Please RSVP here. Read More

  • Who Wants To Come To The TechCrunch Mini Meet-Up In NYC? UPDATED TIME

    Who Wants To Come To The TechCrunch Mini Meet-Up In NYC? UPDATED TIME

    So, I’ve just recuperated from our VA mini meet-up tour, during which John and I visited DC, Norfolk, and Richmond in an attempt to find startup gems in unexpected corners of the country. This time we’re bringing things a little bit closer to home. That’s right New Yawkers: get your pitch in order, your demo up to snuff, and throw on your schmoozing hat! We’re having… Read More

  • Reminder: The TC DC Mini-Meetup Is Tonight

    Reminder: The TC DC Mini-Meetup Is Tonight

    Just a reminder: today is the most important day of the year. It’s TC DC Mini Meet-up Night! We’re here in DC and we’re looking forward to meeting with you all at RFD (810 7th St NW) at 6pm for some networking, some fun, and some start-up talk. I’ve been doing these things in the US and Europe for a few years now and my style is very laid back and very organic. This is… Read More

  • Virginia Is For TechCrunchers: DC, Norfolk, and Richmond, Here We Come

    Virginia Is For TechCrunchers: DC, Norfolk, and Richmond, Here We Come

    Just a reminder: starting April 9 TechCrunch will be hitting Virginia for a barnstorming tour of three cities – DC on Monday, Norfolk on Tuesday, and Richmond on Wednesday. You should have already RSVPed (did you?), you should have already picked out what you’re going to wear (did you?), and you should have your pitch ready (do you?). As a special bonus, DC meet-up folks will get… Read More

  • Show Us What You Got, Virginia: Let’s Schedule A Quick Meeting Next Week

    Show Us What You Got, Virginia: Let’s Schedule A Quick Meeting Next Week

    As you may well know, we’re having a series of three mini-meetups in DC, Norfolk, and Richmond next week. You’ve probably already RSVPed, but I’d like to spend Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings visiting some cool companies in the area. I think I’m already full in Norfolk – someone is dragging us around – but DC and Richmond are wide open. If you have… Read More

  • Informal Central Ohio Meet-up on December 29 in Columbus, Ohio

    I’m proposing we have a get-together at the Surly Girl Saloon [Map] in the Short North on Monday at 6pm. It’s between holidays, it’ll be nice and cozy, and we can talk of many things, including but not limited to, cabbages and kings. Please email john@crunchgear.com if you plan on stopping by. Read More

  • CrunchNetwork Prague Meet-up Update

    We’re fast approaching our super fun CrunchNetwork Prague Meet-up and getting ready for the big night. We’re going to have some surprises coming up so watch this space but until then feel free to RSVP by email or on Facebook. Remember the event is on Friday, May 23, 2008 from 7pm until ?? at Restaurace Zvonaƙka. The program will be fairly basic but I’m planning an elevator… Read More

  • I hope our meet-up looks like this

    http://blip.tv/scripts/flash/showplayer.swf?enablejs=true&feedurl=http%3A%2F%2FHowardRheingold%2Eblip%2Etv%2Frss&file=http%3A%2F%2Fblip%2Etv%2Frss%2Fflash%2F867302%3Freferrer%3Dblip%2Etv%26source%3D1&showplayerpath=http%3A%2F%2Fblip%2Etv%2Fscripts%2Fflash%2Fshowplayer%2Eswf Howard Rheingold posted this great look at the Well circa 1989, back when men were men and men used ARPANET. Read More

  • NYC May 1 CrunchNetwork Meet-up: The Good, the Bad, and the Sponsors


    All engines are go for the May 1 NYC CrunchNetwork meet-up at Red Sky at 47 E. 29th Street between Park and Madison. The show starts at 7pm and we’ll have free drinks, amazing giveaways, and the entire CG team as well as Erick from TC and maybe a special MYSTERY GUEST who’s first name starts with M and rhymes with Ikele Smarrington. Anyone who is not attending should contact… Read More

  • Boston CG Readers, come drink with us

    TechCrunch is having a post Meet-up party that I think us CGers can crash. Thrill to seeing Doug Aamoth drink four shots at once, one in each orifice. Exclaim in mild wonderment at my burgeoning beer gut. Drink for free. Huzzah! After Hours with TechCrunch: We’ve also decided to continue our social networking at a nearby pub when we’re done at The Estate at 11 pm. Please join us at… Read More

  • CrunchGear Meet-up: Warsaw


    Warsaw Readers: We’ll be having the Poland meet-up tomorrow, Thursday, July 26 at 19:00 in Pub Lolek in Pole Mokotowskie. A lot of you have already emailed/commented and I hope we can organize this around one big table and just talk. I know Lolek is often crowded, so let’s try to meet in the outside area (wasn’t there a playground there?). Click through to see what I look like. Read More

  • CrunchGear Budapest Meet-up Update


    As much as I’d like to supply some confirmation or good news right now, I’m sad to say that I can’t confirm the date, location, or time of our upcoming meet-up. It WILL happen. I just can’t say when. Why? Because the postal service sucks. In order to save a few bucks — so I could maybe buy some beers for you guys — I had Matt send the iPhone 3-5 Day… Read More

  • Central European Meet-up?

    Howdy, Central Europeaners. I’m currently in Warsaw, Poland and I wanted to see if any of our readers in nearby cities — Krakow, Gdansk, Vienna, Lodz, Wroclaw, Budapest, or Prague — would like to meet up and talk tech in the next few weeks. If you live in or around these cities, drop me a line at john at crunchgear dot com or enter the poll below and I’ll tally the… Read More