TechCrunch Disrupt: The Backstage Pass, Day One (TCTV)

While the main focus was center stage on Monday for day one of TechCrunch Disrupt, there was plenty of action backstage— or rather just a few yards to the right to the stage, where our ad-hoc TechCrunch TV studio is located.

Throughout the day, we ran follow-up interviews with a string of Disrupt notables, like KPCB’s John Doerr and Bing Gordon, Founders Fund’s Peter Thiel, Greylock’s Reid Hoffman, David Sze, GE’s CMO Beth Comstock and Intuit’s Scott Cook. If you didn’t catch the action on our live feed, they are all available on demand after the jump. A plethora of videos ahead.


John Doerr and Bing Gordon of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers on Zynga’s potential, the challenge of sustaining growth and disruptive trends in gaming.

Chris Dixon, Co-Founder of Hunch & Chris Sacca, Founder of Lowercase Capital on putting Angelgate to bed, the trends their following and Sacca’s advertising analytics play.

David Sze and Reid Hoffman of Greylock on the firm’s new micro-VC fund, how Sze lured Hoffman and how Hoffman screens entreprenuers.

Peter Thiel, Managing Partner of the Founders Fund on why betting on China is wrong and his new initiative to fund young entrepreneurs.

Scott Cook, co-founder of Intuit on mobile payments and managing innovation.

Beth Comstock, CMO of GE on surfacing innovation in a company like GE and why the company is creating solutions for local markets.

Babur Habib and Osman Rashid, Founders of Kno, discuss their latest announcement with Devin Coldewey.

Shervin Pishevar, Founder SGN and Sarah Lacy.

Dan Rosensweig, Founder of Chegg on the rise of e-books, the latest funding round and the challenge of anticipating his capital needs.

To come. Will update when video becomes available on demand.

Sarah Lacy & Paul Carr
To come. Will update when video becomes available on demand.

Startup Alley

Mike Butcher’s highlights.

Disrupt Battlefield: Reviews

Session 1 Break: Jason Kincaid & Leena Rao

Session 2 Break: Devin Coldewey, Alexia Tsotsis & Cyan Banister (founder, Zivity)
To come. Will update when video becomes available on demand.