TechCrunch pioneered coverage of what the startup world calls “mobility” – a category that covers everything from electric and autonomous vehicles (Tesla, Waymo, Cruise, Byton) to ride-sharing (Uber, Lyft, Didi), to scooters and bikes (Bird, Lime), to personal mobility (SuitX, Seismic) to urban innovation (Boring Company, VW MOIA, Roadbotics) and even aerospace (Kittyhawk, SpaceX). Mobility is topic draws from the bleeding edge of technology, notably AI, advanced sensors, robotics, cloud computing, and requires the kind of innovation and creativity that is the natural domain of startup founders and venture investors.
That’s why TechCrunch is hosting its first ever TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event that will pull together the best technologists, founders, and investors driving breakthroughs on how we get around the planet or around the block. The event is July 10 at San Jose’s California Theater, and it will feature a day of TechCrunch’s editorial team, led by Kirsten Korosec, co-founder of the Autonocast podcast, interviewing the key players across the full spectrum of mobility.
TechCrunch is especially excited to produce this show because we have been so closely covered the mobility area from the start, and we know all the principals in the category very well. Among the great names we’ve already hosted live on stage are: Elon Musk (Tesla), Travis Kalanick and Dara Khosrowshahi (Uber), Logan Green (Lyft), Kyle Vogt (Cruise), Chris Urmson (Aurora), Marc Raibert (Boston Dynamics), Alex Rodriques (Embark), Deepu Talla and Claire Delaunay (Nvidia), Gil Pratt and Mandali Khalesi (Toyota), Fengmin Gong (Didi), Mark Fields (Ford), Melonee Wise (Fetch), Dieter May (BMW) , Ole Harms (VW / MOIA), and Homayoon Kazerooni (SuitX) just to name a few.
TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10 will advance TechCrunch’s ground-breaking work covering mobility and will attract an eager audience of engineers, students, founders and investors.
TechCrunch’s sponsorship partners are eager to be a part of the programming, engage with the TechCrunch audience and align with the mobility theme. There are several different ways you can to promote your company’s mobility projects at this event, such as hosting interactive workshops, speaking on stage alongside editorial programming in branded Innovation Breaks, demoing your technology at an exhibition booth, and/or hosting a networking event with the attendees. Past sponsors in the mobility category include Byton, Toyota, Here Technologies, BMW, VW MOIA, Ford, GM, Udacity, and more. For companies in the mobility arena, TechCrunch serves up the best possible innovation-oriented audience anywhere.
To learn about all of the sponsorship opportunities at TC Sessions: Mobility, check out our deck. If you’re ready to speak with us about sponsoring a workshop on July 10, fill out this form. And if you’re interested in other TechCrunch events throughout the rest of year, click here for our 2019 calendar.