User’s Guide to Disrupt NY 2016

Hard to believe that Disrupt NY is just around the corner! TechCrunch has partnered with an amazing array of sponsors who promise to make your experience at the conference better and better.

Official Event App: Download the newest version of the official Disrupt app to connect and message with other attendees at Disrupt. (Note: you can only message attendees who have also downloaded the app. So get in there and don’t miss out on people who may be trying to message you right now!)

Download the app for iPhone and Android.

Official Hackathon Platform: DevPost is reprising its role at the Disrupt Hackathon, providing the platform for our wiki. Thanks, y’all!

Startup Alley Office Hours: Perkins Coie will again host office hours at Disrupt. Startups may meet with attorneys from Perkins Coie to get courtesy legal advice. Microsoft Ventures is meeting with exhibiting startups that are working around AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Bots and the sharing economy.

Registration: Universe is the official ticketing platform of Disrupt. If you purchased a ticket, you used Universe. We love them and we think you will, too. If you haven’t purchased a ticket, please go do that now!

Official HR Innovation of Disrupt NY: Welcome Mercer to Disrupt NY. Mercer Match and Mercer PeoplePro are the latest launches out of the brand new innovation hub.

Official Hardware Alley Sponsor: HP Tech Ventures is the official venture arm of the original Silicon Valley startup, focusing on global early stage investments.

Custom Disruptor Awards: Our partners love to celebrate innovation. HP Tech Ventures will be awarding the inaugural “Breakthrough Innovation Award” to one lucky company. The Hot DesQ award will go to the startup with the most potential to be a global player – from the sand & surf of sunny Queensland, Australia – with $50,000 (AUD) to relocate and grow your next venture.

Watch us on the web: If you’re an arm-chair Disruptor, you can watch the conference action from the TechCrunch homepage.

See you on Monday!