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Backer-Founder is the leading crowdfunding consultancy in Asia, providing full production and marketing services to raise $5,000,000 for 70 campaigns in Taiwan and internationally.

Chetu is an award winning full-service software development, integration, and implementation provider that specializes in creating custom software solutions that meet our client’s needs.

Crescent Heights® is one of the nation’s leading luxury real estate brands. For us, the phrase “Inspired Residences” is more than just a tag line; it is our mission and our passion, it is the essence of our DNA.

Espeo Software is a global software house focused on web and mobile app development. We help venture-backed startups create market-leading products by providing rock solid software development teams.

Everyware is an engagement CRM that promotes real relationships between businesses and customers. What begins as a simple appointment or reminder becomes meaningful two-way communication.

The communication app for teams. Packed with impressive features, a slick interface and a powerful platform, Flock is the ideal messaging tool for fast-moving teams.

Hired is a curated marketplace that matches the highest quality tech and sales talent with the best companies.

Koder is a Developers-as- a-Service (DaaS) platform connecting startups with teams of CTOs, Product Managers, Developers and Designers using a pay-as- you-go monthly subscription service.

ModiFace is the leading provider of augmented reality technology for the beauty industry, powering 150+ apps for brands including Allergan, L’Oreal, Unilever, Yves Rocher, and Sephora.

As Japan’s sole National Research and Development Agency specializing in the field of information and communications technology, the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) is charged with promoting ICT sector as well as research and development in ICT, which drives economic growth and creates an affluent, safe and secure society.

Talentica Software is a leading tech partner exclusively catering to the needs of Startups for 14+ years building over 80 innovative products.

Vettery is a trusted hiring marketplace built to help people find their dream job. Vettery connects employers and talent through a curated marketplace of vetted candidates.

Winjit an award-winning technology solutions provider with 10+ years of experience in enterprise-mobility, has launched a state-of-the-art Winjit IoT Gateway Device Management on Open Source platform.

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AdSemble offers the world’s first ever platform for self-service buying of digital billboard advertising. Sign up for your free account at

Produced and distributed by American Public Media, The Marketplace Portfolio delivers national and international business, tech and finance news. Marketplace is currently broadcast across 780+ public radio stations across the country to more than 14 million listeners and digital consumers each week.

ATwater Tavern, Mission Rock’s new, enormous double-level restaurant and bar can’t be beat for blockbuster views of the Bay and AT&T Park. Specializing in San Francisco “classics” driven by seasonality and sustainability, Atwater Tavern menu favorites include fresh sucked oysters, local ceviche, cioppino and Santa Maria grilled tri-tip.

The Bay Area Council is a business-sponsored, public policy and advocacy organization. The Council proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives in the nine-county Bay Area.

CUBE is a Berlin-based global innovation ecosystem that aims to promote, create and foster partnerships between industry players and startups in life sciences & digital health, machinery & manufacturing as well as infrastructure & connectivity.

Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Adriana Gascoigne founded GIT in 2007 to create a support framework to help women advance their careers in STEM fields. Today, GIT aims to accelerate the growth of innovative women entering into the high-tech industry and building startups. We achieve this through the creation of proprietary, innovative programming and strategic global partnerships.

Silicon Dragon provides news, events and research covering innovation and investment hubs in the Silicon Valleys of the world. The 15,000-strong Silicon Dragon network includes entrepreneurs, emerging company executives, deal makers, venture capitalists, angel investors, crowd financiers, investment bankers and service providers from legal, accounting and management consulting firms.

Sock Club is an Austin TX-based company that designs and manufactures quality American-made socks to service their sock-of-the month club subscribers and a broad range of custom clients. Using the finest combed cotton and materials sourced in the Southeastern United States, Sock Club creates high-quality socks that feature modern-classic patterns. Enjoy 10% off a new Sock Club subscription by entering the code TECHCRUNCH at checkout, or receive 20 additional pairs on your custom sock order when you mention TechCrunch. Join the club at

The US-Asia Technology Management Center, in Stanford’s School of Engineering, provides education, research, and outreach programs about innovation and emerging business trends in U.S. and Asia markets.

The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in the San Francisco Bay Area and the world.

Sticker Mule is the easiest way to buy custom stickers. More than 100,000 customers trust us to create custom products that are printed beautifully and ship fast. We aim to be the Internet’s favorite sticker printer.

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Surf Air is a membership flying club offering unlimited flights within a California network of private airports. Travel free from lines, fees, and stresses of commercial travel.

Techstars is a Worldwide Network that Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed.

Discover your community’s most trusted babysitters and nannies with UrbanSitter. Quickly book sitters on-demand and pay with a tap. TechCrunch Disrupt attendees enjoy a free month of Urbansitter membership and a $45 Babysitting Credit.


WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide everything you need to make a life, not just a living.

Beautiful, collaborative, physical spaces for teams of any size

A digital app that lets you connect and work virtually with other members around the world
Events – formal and informal – to encourage connections

Access to health care, payment processing, IT support, payroll, legal and much more
Education and training