Disrupt London 2016

Iris is an AI to help science R&D

Most startups have a pitch. The team behind Iris AI has two: right now they've created an AI-powered science assistant that functions like a search tool, helping researchers track down relevant journa

Seenit turns your company’s community into a film crew

Let’s say you’re hosting an event. Maybe it’s a marathon or a fundraiser or a concert. You want a video recapping the event, be it for promotional reasons or just for the memories. T

LiftIgniter wants to rid the web of garbage link recommendations

LiftIgniter is a startup that wants to banish content recommendation engines like Outbrain and Taboola, which serve up low-grade, garbage links on websites to keep users engaged, from the internet.

PhenixP2P helps developers add real-time video to their apps

When you are watching the live video stream of a football game or any major event online, chances are that the stream usually isn’t really as “live” as you’d like it to be. Ins

Foodstantly is transforming how people shop for food in Nigeria

Operating a service delivering food to both consumers and hotel chains and restaurants, Foodstantly is hoping to make the process of shopping for food more transparent and safer for all Nigerians (and

Find free stopover vacations with AirWander flight search

Flying to London? You could spend three days in Amsterdam on the way for free or cheap. That’s the promise of AirWander, a new flight search engine for the adventurous. AirWander finds you inexp

InsideDNA looks deep into DNA to find the best drug targets

Using a computational platform and your DNA, bioinformatics startup InsideDNA aims to determine the right drug interaction for your body. The startup began three years ago as a cloud-based platform f

CENTURY dives deep to track student performance and help teachers build custom curriculum

When Priya Lakhani went to pick up her daughter from school one day, she asked her teacher how her daughter was doing. It was when she was walking home with her daughter that same day that she realize

WorldRemit’s Ismail Ahmed thinks mobile money accounts are the future

WorldRemit founder and CEO Ismail Ahmed took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London to talk about his company and his views on the future of remittances. While you might be more familiar with companie

DeepMind’s Mustafa Suleyman says general AI is still a long way off

Mustafa Suleyman, the Co-Founder & Head of Applied AI, which Google acquired in 2014, took the stage at our Disrupt London event today to talk to our Special Projects Editor Jordan Crook about his

Skype founder and Atomico CEO Niklas Zennström says the state of tech in Europe is strong

Despite a large funding gap at the later stage, the state of technology investment in Europe is strong, according to Skype's billionaire founder and the founder of the global venture capital firm Atom

Darktrace co-founder discusses the future of cybersecurity

One of the co-founders of the tight-lipped cybersecurity firm Darktrace peeled back some of the secrecy around the company today at TechCrunch Disrupt London, describing how investor Mike Lynch broker

Gett launches Gett Together carpooling service

Ride hailing provider Gett has a new service it’s launch on Monday – carpooling. The startup is kicking things off with a free service launch specifically for Disrupt London attendees, but the

Volkswagen launches Moia, a new standalone mobility company

Moia, which launched at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 on Monday, is one of the most aggressive and intentional moves made yet by a major automaker in terms of investing in urban transportation models

European VCs are going to make flying cars a reality

Planting a flag in Europe for the development of the kind of "deep technology" companies that have long been the bread and butter of Silicon Valley, the European venture firm Atomico has invested 10 m

Announcing the Startup Battlefield of Disrupt London 2016

TechCrunch is pleased to announce the startups selected to participate in the Disrupt London 2016 Startup Battlefield. Over the next two days, these companies will compete on tech’s biggest stage fo

The Emotion Journal wins the Disrupt London 2016 Hackathon Grand Prize

Some of them were participating in our event for the first time, while others were regular hackers. Their challenge was to come up with a neat, funny and smart hack in just 24 hours. We could all feel

Amplify lets you play synchronized songs across every phone in the room

Say you’re at a party, and someone wants to get a silent disco going. Everyone opens their phone, someone yells “play,” and hopefully everyone gets it started at the same time. Well,

The TechCrunch Disrupt London Brexit Sentiment Survey — Uncertainty sucks!

What is going to be the impact of Brexit on UK startups and the wider European tech ecosystem as a whole? TechCrunch wanted to find out. So, in the last 3 weeks TechCrunch has polled 300 members of th

Announcing our 2016 Disrupt London Battlefield judges

TechCrunch Disrupt London is next week! (December 5th-6th, Agenda, Tickets). The conference will see our now traditional set-up of a single stage and a Startup Alley. TechCrunch is excited to announce
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