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The downside of writing up demo days

Tech writers are invited to a lot of demo days, as you might imagine. Sometimes, these presentations are very long, with many startup teams taking the stage to pitch to investors and the media. Someti

Crunch Report | First Day YC S17 Wraps Up

LinkedIn now allows anyone to upload video to the platform, Databricks raises $140 million and Druva raises $80 million, the first day of Y Combinator's Summer 2017 Demo Days wraps up and Verizon thro

Our favorite startups from Alchemist Accelerator batch 15

Founded as an enterprise alternative to accelerator stalwarts like Y Combinator, Alchemist Accelerator has managed to assemble a solid track record in its five years of operation.  Going into batch 1

Watch Alchemist Accelerator’s Demo Day right here

Alchemist is one of those rare programs that focuses on enterprise startups. These aren’t your parents' enterprise companies. Pitches today will span products that help businesses with crowdfunding,

Here are the frontier startups that presented at Singularity University’s third demo day

The nine startups participating in Singularity University's accelerator program presented this afternoon at Moffett Federal Airfield just outside Mountain View, CA. Singularity University, founded in

Meet the startups that just pitched at EF’s 7th Demo Day in London (and our top picks)

Company builder and early-stage investor <a target="_blank" href="">Entrepreneur First's </a>Demo Day for its 7th London cohort has just taken place. The event, held in Kings Cr

Meet Alchemist’s class XIV startups making everything from smart beer taps to a safer internet

Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spino

Watch Plug and Play’s winter summit demo days here

Plug and Play, the international corporate innovation and venture capital firm, is holding its Winter Summit Demo Day this week in Silicon Valley. At the two-day event, dozens of startups that have c

Our favorite startups from 500 Startups’ 18th class

500 Startups’ 18th demo day wrapped up this afternoon in San Francisco. The companies that presented ranged from financial technology all the way to yet another attempt to try and fix conference

Watch 500 Startups’ Demo Day Here

TechCrunch is excited to stream 500 Startups’ demo day live from the Computer History Museum. The demos start at 11:00 AM Pacific and are expected to last four hours. You can watch it live right her

The top 5 startups from Y Combinator Fellowship’s Virtual Demo Day

Pre-natal genetic testing, VR drones, and fracking nanoparticles were a few of the products featured in Y Combinator’s first Virtual Demo Day. They come from the YC Fellowship, a program designe

The top 8 startups from Y Combinator Winter ’16 Demo Day 2

Supersonic planes, food harvesting robots and instant HIV diagnosis were some of the ideas that wowed us on Demo Day 2 for Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 batch. We queried investors and TechCrunch&#

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator Winter ’16 Demo Day 1

We asked investors what their favorite startups were from the 60 that launched at Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 Demo Day 1. After huddling with our writers and adding our input, here are TechCrunc

All 60 startups that launched at Y Combinator Winter 2016 Demo Day 1

“You’ll notice we have many more startups that aren’t in the traditional software category,” said Y Combinator President Sam Altman at the start of its Winter 2016 Demo Day 1. While on

500 Startups Batch 15 Diversity Stats: 33% Female, 15% Black, 10% Latino

A new 500 Startups batch means new diversity stats. In the startup accelerator’s 15th batch, 44% of the founders are international, 33% are female, 15% are black and 10% are Latino, 500 Startu

Watch Microsoft Venture’s London Accelerator Right Here

TechCrunch is pleased to host the live video stream of the Microsoft Ventures London Accelerator demo day. Watch the presentations right here starting at 3:30p GMT on January 27th. The event is pri

Our 9 Favorite Companies From 500 Startups “Demo-Ween”

500 Startups today presented its 14th batch of companies at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, with a spooky twist. Dave McClure said this batch was less international than pre

Our 10 Favorite Companies From Y Combinator Demo Day (Day 1)

It's Day 1 Of Y Combinator's two-day Demo Day for the Winter 2015 class. Over 50 companies presented today — and while they all had great things going for them, a few of them really stood out to us.

Our Four Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Demo Day

Time just keeps flying by, as it's already demo day for 500 Startups's tenth batch of companies. We spent the better part of this afternoon watching the 29 companies in the accelerator's latest batch

Our Four Favorite Startups From The StartX Summer 2014 Demo Day

StartX, the Stanford-funded and affiliated incubator, just held the first demo day at its new Palo Alto-based office space. In an hour, twelve startups pitched their wares to investors and the press,
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