disrupt sf 2013

Estimote Wins Best Hardware Startup At TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Manufacturing and logistics giant PCH International alongside hardware incubator Highway1 have announced that <a target="_blank" href="http://estimote.com">Estimote</a>, a tool for helping retail spac

Juengo Loyalty Platform Rewards For Actions Not Purchases

Greek startup <a target="_blank" href="http://juengo.com/">Juengo</a> (pronounced Joo-en-go), has an interesting spin on loyalty and are live with their concept in Greece. The concept — which is

Uni Messenger Is A Cross Platform, Cross Social Network Mobile Messaging App

Spotted in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013, Uni Messenger is a new cross-platform mobile messaging application that lets you chat privately with friends on a variety of social networks, in

TaDaweb Lets You Create ‘Small Data’ Mashups Without Writing A Single Line Of Code

There is much talk about "Big Data" and the power it can provide. But with <em>Big Data</em> can come <em>Big Prices</em> associated with the cost and complexity of wrangling all that information.

Trail’s Platform For Teaching Digital Literacy Skills To U.S. Job Seekers Exits Beta & Launches In Spanish At TC Disrupt

Trail is a rare thing indeed: a startup not aiming to appeal to elite geeks. Quite the opposite in fact: Trail targets the circa 60 million Americas who aren't digitally literate and could benefit fro

With Its New Licensing Service, Feed.fm Aims To Spread Music Across The Web

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.feed.fm">Feed.fm</a> just launched at Disrupt SF as part of the Startup Battlefield — and if the service takes off, you may soon be hearing a lot more music on yo

Your Board Game Is In My Video Game: Tangible Play Mixes The Real And Virtual

What do you get when you put a pair of board gaming geeks who have worked at NVIDIA, Google, LucasArts, and Ubisoft together in the same room? It probably looks like Tangible Play, debuting at Disrupt

First Cut Pro Is A Cloud-Based Collaboration Tool For Distributed Video Teams

First Cut Pro provides editing teams with a cloud-based tool for collaborating and monitoring all the different changes that are made to videos during the post-production process. The tool allows for

The Monsieur Drinks Automaton Roboticizes Bottle Service

Would you buy a robotic drink maker from these men? I sure would. These are the creators of <a target="_blank" href="http://monsieur.co/">Monsieur</a>, a robotic bartender that will squirt out a great

Houzz CEO Adi Tatarko On Building A Successful Marketplace

Scaling a marketplace is a huge challenge, but Houzz seems to have cracked the code in connecting customers who wish to remodel their homes with local professionals who can get the job done. Backstage

Actually, It’s Better If Some VCs Hate Your Idea (According To Greylock’s Hoffman And Sze)

In addition to announcing <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/09/10/greylock-14/">a new $1 billion fund</a>, while onstage today at Disrupt SF, Reid Hoffman and David Sze of Greylock Partners ta

Shine Security Is Reinventing The Antivirus Company For The Age Of Zero-Day Attacks

Launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.getshine.com/">Shine Security</a> is reinventing the idea of what it means to be an antivirus company in an age

Shasta Ventures’ Rob Coneybeer On Why He’s Betting Big On Hardware Startups

Shasta Ventures' managing director Rob Coneybeer likes the opportunity in hardware startups. A lot. And he's putting his money where his mouth is -- over the past year or so he's made investments in c

Voxel Virtualizes Mobile Apps To Create Truly Playable, Interactive Ads

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.voxel.com">Voxel</a>, a startup aiming to make mobile ads genuinely representative of the apps they're promoting, just launched on-stage as part of the Startup Batt

Layer Brings A Scalable Communications Platform To Any Mobile Or Web App

<a target="_blank" href="http://layer.com/">Layer</a>, a new startup launching at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2013 today, is ambitiously attempting to build a communications fabric - a "layer," i

Dryft Wants To Reinvent The Way We Type On Tablets

Let's face it: tablets have grown to be tremendously popular (to the point where traditional PCs sales are slumping), but typing on them is still sort of a pain. After all, no matter how accustomed yo

LinkedIn CEO Talks Evolution: Salesforce Is A Partner Today, Google+ Could Be Competition Tomorrow, And What About Yammer?

The market capitalization of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com">LinkedIn</a> (<a target="_blank" href="https://www.google.com/finance?q=linkedin&ei=tR4uUsjcA6K5iwL9mwE">$32.6 billio

Dick Costolo Warns Against Trying To Be Liked And Lionizing Silicon Valley Figures

Today at Disrupt SF, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage to deliver some basic leadership tips. The presentation was brief, but seemed like good solid advice that he was directing at the young com

Evan Spiegel: I Hope Snapchat Will Generate Revenue Before Our Next Funding Round

Today at Disrupt SF, Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel hinted at the company’s monetization moves. “The way that we think about monetization has changed substantially,” Spiege

Founders John Zimmer & Logan Green Explain How Lyft Was Born Out Of Zimride

Lyft founders John Zimmer and Logan Green shared the backstory of how they chose to sell off their original core business, Zimride, to focus on Lyft on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt. "Lyft came
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