Each week, John Biggs and I head over to the Sirius XM studios for a live radio show on Sirius XM 102 Indie: TechCrunch Radio.
Last week, we discussed our first weeks with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. While I’m more partial to the iPhone 6 (or even the 5s, in terms of size), John is truly excited about the new screen real estate on the iPhone 6 Plus, entirely comfortable with the much larger, thinner smartphone.
We also talked through some misconceptions with iPhone “bend-gate”.
In the second half of the show, we were joined by special guest judge Charlie O’Donnell from Brooklyn Bridge Ventures and five startups looking to spread the word on the radio. In the end, motorhead-focused discovery platform Motoroso dominated the pitch-off and was declared the final winner.
We’ll be hitting you again next Tuesday at 6pm ET/3pm PT, with a replay at 6pm PT, on Sirius XM Channel 102 Indie. There’s a free 30-day trial available online at the Sirius website if you don’t already have a subscription.
In each episode, we hold a pitch-off where five companies can give their quick pitch to John, myself, and a guest judge. We will ask a few questions, get to know the companies, and then deliberate live on the air over who should be our winner.
It’s a great chance to get the word out about your company and a fun way to get some feedback.
If you’re interested in applying, check out the TechCrunch Radio page or follow the instructions below.
1. You must have a product that is available to general users. No sign-up pages or pre-orders with a TBD ship date. There must be a link we can give to listeners/readers where they can access your product, service, what have you.
2. You must be an early stage company. If you have raised a Series A or later, you are disqualified. Bootstrapped or seed stage startups are welcome.
3. You must be able to pitch your product with your words only.
4. You must be able to operate a telephone.
Each week, TechCrunch Radio will air Tuesdays at 6:00 pm ET with a replay at 6:00 pm PT, drive time for both coasts, on Indie, channel 102, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. Subscribers will also be able to listen via SiriusXM On Demand through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices and online at siriusxm.com.