Disrupt NY 2017

The 18 most memorable quotes of Disrupt New York 2017

TechCrunch Disrupt NY was one of the best yet, and we had a lineup of fascinating speakers discussing everything from CRISPR to online media. Here are a few of the highlights.

Deep Algo offers simple code visualization for people who don’t know how to code

Deep Algo was one of the more fascinating companies on display in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt this week. The French team aims to make coding languages more accessible for the masses with SaaS

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY 2017 is… RecordGram

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

With MIXhalo, Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger aims to deliver studio-quality sound at live events

‘A robot doesn’t have to shoot back,’ Rodney Brooks says of machines in the military

Rethink Robotics co-founder and CTO, former CSAIL director and all-around robot luminary Rodney Brooks joined the Disrupt New York stage this afternoon to tackle some complex questions, ranging from r

Watch Judah Friedlander explore the future of AI in Judah vs. The Machines

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY actor Judah Friedlander, maybe best known for playing Frank Rossitano on 30 Rock, took the stage to announce a new show that will air right here on TechCrunch. Titled J

Watch the last day of Disrupt NY 2017 live right here

We’ve come to the final day of Disrupt NY 2017, and the fun shows no signs of stopping. Today, we’ve got a one-on-one with Naval Ravikant, a special reveal with Judah Friedlander, a firesi

These are the five finalists in the TechCrunch Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield

Over the past two days, 20 companies have taken the stage at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, where they presented their products and took questions from our expert judges. Now, with the help o

Mike Allen of Axios: People want sophisticated explanations, not long ones

Mike Allen, the co-founder and executive editor of business, tech and politics news site Axios.com, is spending a lot of time these days thinking about information today, and how best to deliver it.

Pinterest will soon let advertisers reach consumers through their smartphone’s camera

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017, Pinterest president Tim Kendall showed off how the company’s visual search technology could be used to serve ads just by having users snap a phot

FCC commissioner: ‘Net neutrality is doomed if we’re silent’

Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn urged the public to continue voicing their support for a free and open internet. "Net neutrality is doomed if we're silent," she said.

A unicorn wanders through Startup Alley

Another Disrupt, another Startup Alley. In this exciting video I wear a unicorn head, stare dumbfounded at a founder who told us to go away, and talk to Co-Sender, Marvelmind, API.live, BoostHQ as we

Lisnr’s data-over-audio technology aims to replace QR code scanning, NFC

A startup called Lisnr wants to replace NFC and QR codes with a new technology that sends data over audio -- a communication protocol it's calling Smart Tone. The technology it's invented can be used

Loji wants to make it easier to arrange plans with friends in iMessage

Loji, which is competing in the Battlefield competition at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, wants to bring much-used information and snippets of the web into iMessage conversations without forcing users t

Deep Science AI monitors security feeds for masks and guns to quicken response times

You're working late at the 7-Eleven when a guy comes through the door with a mask and a gun. You raise your hands, follow his instructions, empty the cash register and throw some burners in the bag. A

DefinedCrowd is teaching machines to better understand the complexities of language

What DefinedCrowd offers isn’t particularly easily to distill into a quick elevator pitch. Taking the stage today as part of the Disrupt New York Battlefield, the Washington state-based company deal

Synthego’s genetic toolkit aims to make CRISPR more accessible

We hear a lot about the potential and implications of the gene-editing technique CRISPR, but it's not like just anyone can open up an app, pick a gene they don't like, and build the molecular machiner

Lucid Motors and Local Motors on the wildly different paths each is taking to change the way we look at vehicles

Lucid Motors and Local Motors. Two companies, both looking to shake up how the world thinks about vehicles and mobility — but each one is trying to take an entirely different route to get there.

Caribou Bioscience’s CEO on CRISPR’s legal and ethical challenges

Caribou Bioscience co-founder and CEO Rachel Haurwitz joined us onstage at Disrupt this morning to help unpack some of the myriad complexities around her company’s pioneering work in the field of CR

Renly launches studio-booking platform

Renly thinks they have what it takes to be the platform for booking temporary beauty and fitness locations. Founder Chris Sheng calls it the “Airbnb for commercial business space.” He foun
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