Disrupt London 2016

Everything that happened at Disrupt London 2016

The doors to TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 opened December 5 at the Copper Box Arena in London. The two-day conference hosted more than 2,300 attendees, with hundreds of thousands more tuning in onli

The 15 most memorable quotes from Disrupt London 2016

From Brexit to bionic arms, our lineup of speakers at Disrupt London 2016 gave us awesome insight into a variety of different topics. In case you missed it, the TechCrunch social team compiled the 15

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London 2016 is… Seenit

Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. They all presented in front of multiple groups of VCs and tech

What’s next for tech companies in the Brexit debate

Crowdpac’s Steve Hilton, a passionate advocate of Brexit, has few points of agreement with Daniel Korski, a former advisor to David Cameron and an organizer of the Remain campaign. But the two

Musical.ly defends its handling of young users, as it races past 40M MAUs

The CEO of Musical.ly, the lip syncing app that's become a major with youngster worldwide, has defended the way it manages its users, some of whom are younger than 13 years, while also revealing that

Facebook Workplace announces enterprise collaboration app platform

Facebook will compete directly with Slack through a full-fledged new collaboration app platform built atop its pay-per-user enterprise communication product Workplace. Exclusively announced on stage t

Citymapper will start monetizing in 2017

Citymapper founder and CEO Azmat Yusuf took the stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt London to talk about the future of cities and Citymapper. Now that the startup works in dozens of cities, it plans to

N26 expands its bank of the future to 17 European countries

Berlin-based startup N26 got its own banking license a few months ago. As N26 is building a mobile-first bank without any physical branch, the startup can expand to new countries much more easily. N26

Open Bionics partners with NHS for a feasibility study to bring bionic hands to the U.K. health system

Open Bionics is a U.K. startup making bionic hands for patients needing prosthetics and co-founder of the company Samantha Payne came onstage today at TechCrunch Disrupt London to tell us about a new

BenevolentBio’s artificial intelligence could discover a better treatment for ALS

What if the drug that could effectively treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing neurological disease that skyrocketed into the public consciousness thanks to the ice bucket challenge, alre

GoEuro in talks with Uber to loop in last mile transport

European long distance travel booking platform GoEuro is in talks with Uber about an integration to cover the last mile of a journey, an area GoEuro does not focus on. The startup does share an invest

The TC Disrupt London Startup Battlefield finalists are InsideDNA, LiftIgniter, Oxehealth, PhenixP2P and Seenit

Disrupt London Day 1 was a massive success. DeepMind’s Mustafa Suleyman taught us about the future of AI. Autonomy founder Dr. Michael Lynch mocked HP’s $5 billion lawsuit against him. And

Open As App turns boring business data into a mobile app instantly

Cloud computing has made collaboration across coworkers easier than ever, but that doesn’t mean that workers are as productive as possible when they’re on the go. Open As App aims to chang

Oxehealth uses cameras to monitor your heartbeat from across the room

Meet Oxehealth, a startup that plans to turn any regular security camera into a health monitor. The British company wants to make it easier to monitor patients in a hospital, police station, psychiat

VCs remain optimistic even as the industry enters a wait and see moment

While the IPO window might be quite a little more narrow these days and there’s plenty of uncertainty, it doesn’t necessary mean the end of the venture capital world — at least, not yet.

Watch Boston Dynamics’ founder and his robot SpotMini join us on stage to discuss the company’s future

What is Boston Dynamics? The easy answer for that: a company that makes crazy advanced robots that can walk — be it on two feet or four — better than just about any other robot in the world. We&#8

With Station F, Paris will have the world’s biggest startup campus

Station F (formerly known as la Halle Freyssinet) is quite an ambitious project and is bound to change the face of the tech ecosystem in Paris. Financed by Xavier Niel and directed by Roxanne Varza, S

Meet Aiden, your new AI coworker

Let’s say you want to know where one of your digital marketing campaigns is getting the most traction: Twitter or Facebook. You might need to check several dashboards across your social account

Digital chief-of-staff app Accompany raises $20M and launches a UK Beta

Accompany, an app that Amy Chang bets will be able to replace the chief-of-staff or personal assistant of an executive, launched just a few months ago. The app had been in the works for a while, and n

Seeds helps developers make more money through in-app social good purchases

Seeds unveiled its drag-and-drop SDK for developers to integrate social good contributions directly into their apps today at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016. Seeds also announced a partnership with A
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