Lauren Simonds

The Latest from Lauren Simonds

The Startup Battlefield 200: Education, security and space edition

The collective creativity, ingenuity and technical prowess of the Startup Battlefield 200 presented by Capital Connect by JP Morgan is nothing short of amazing. Out of thousands of applications, only

Accel, BoxGroup, Cowboy Ventures, Pear VC and Yahoo to judge Startup Battlefield at Disrupt

We’re less than a month away from TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco! Imagine a drumroll, folks, because we’re about to announce the last tranche of investors and thought leade

Draymond Green will flip the script at TechCrunch Disrupt

Golden State Warrior and four-time NBA champion Draymond Green will take the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco — and get ready for a plot twist. He will bring his popul

AT&T talks driving innovation through collaboration at Disrupt

We’re just a few short weeks away from the first in-person TechCrunch Disrupt in three years. The agenda is absolutely bursting with expert insight and information from the leading voices in the ear

24 hours left to apply to volunteer at TechCrunch Disrupt and attend for free

It takes a veritable army to make TechCrunch Disrupt — which takes place October 18–20 in San Francisco — the well-oiled experience that savvy startuppers have come to know and love. And we coul

Enjoy these exclusive benefits in the TC+ Lounge at Disrupt

Everyone knows membership has its privileges. And that adage holds true at TechCrunch Disrupt, which takes place on October 18–20 in San Francisco. How so? Disrupt attendees who hold one- or two-yea

VCs at Freestyle, Plexo Capital and Sequoia join Startup Battlefield judges

Are you ready to rumble, TechCrunch style? Twenty of the most promising and creative early-stage startups — chosen from the elite Startup Battlefield 200 — will bring the heat for $100,000 in the

VCs at Index Ventures, Serena Ventures, NEA and Volition Capital join Startup Battlefield judges

We’re stoked for what’s shaping up to be a glorious Startup Battlefield competition at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco. Twenty of the most promising and creative early s

The Startup Battlefield 200: SaaS, Enterprise, Retail and FinTech edition

We’re beyond amazed at the collective creativity, ingenuity and technical prowess of the Startup Battlefield 200 presented by Capital Connect by JP Morgan. Out of thousands of applications, only 200

The Startup Battlefield 200: Hardware, Robotics, AI+ML & Mobility + Transportation

We’re beyond amazed at the collective creativity, ingenuity and technical prowess of the Startup Battlefield 200 presented by Capital Connect by JP Morgan. Out of thousands of applications, only 200

Hear game-changing AI and ML leaders at the iMerit ML DataOps Summit

What do more than 2,000 data scientists, engineers and machine learning professionals have in common? They’re all getting ready to hear from a fantastic lineup of speakers at the iMerit ML DataOps S

Parker Conrad — Silicon Valley’s comeback kid — talks rebuilding at Disrupt

If you love a great comeback story, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more dramatic one than Parker Conrad, the former CEO of Zenefits. A legendary Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur, Conrad took Zen

Got laid off? Grab a Free Expo Pass to TechCrunch Disrupt

Downsizing, layoffs, reducing redundancy — to paraphrase the Bard, this “rose” by any other name simply stinks. If you fall into this category, take heart — when one door closes, another door

Show me the money: General Catalyst and Coatue dish the state of VC at Disrupt

Early-stage founders eager to secure funding (in other words, just about 99.99% of you), listen up. While venture funding may have slowed, venture capital firms still have plenty — and by that we me

Connect with Mayfield, JETRO, Toptal and more at TechCrunch Disrupt

Mark your calendars, startup fans, because TechCrunch is returning — live and in person — to the beautiful City by the Bay to host our flagship event, TechCrunch Disrupt, on October 18–20 at the

Take a peek at who’s attending Disrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt has played host to the biggest names in tech and has launched the Silicon Valley stars who have driven society into the future. They’re the titans, the ones who continue to reshap

Netflix’s Mike Verdu has got game and he’s bringing it to Disrupt

Is game streaming the next big chapter for Netflix? So far, the streamer has remained mum on the topic, despite recent job listings calling for cloud gaming skill sets. Netflix told TechCrunch it’s

FTX, Uniswap and Visa talk blockchain economy and opportunity at Disrupt

Whether you’re bullish or bearish, web3-native or web3-naive, you have to admit nothing remains the same for long in the growing blockchain, crypto, NFT and web3 universe. And the entirety of the ra

Connect with Google Cloud for Startups, Blackstone Launchpad and more at TechCrunch Disrupt

Mark your calendars, startup fans, because TechCrunch is returning — live and in person — to the beautiful City by the Bay to host our flagship event, TechCrunch Disrupt, on October 18–20 at the

Meet the winners of the student pitch competition at Disrupt 2022

TechCrunch Disrupt is a three-day showcase of the work being done by the best and brightest in Silicon Valley and is an exclusive first look at the most exciting new innovations coming over the next f
Load More