Disrupt

  • Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 3 [TCTV]

    Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 3 [TCTV]

    In the last of our series of posts featuring daily videos from Disrupt NY, Day 3’s highlight was the final round of the Startup Battlefield presentations and the passing of the cup to the new winner UberConference. Wednesday also featured an entertaining hardware panel, an inspirational tech talk from the White House, and new beer that’s caught the interest of tech investors. Read More

  • Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 2 [TCTV]

    Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 2 [TCTV]

    Continuing our trio of daily video highlights from Disrupt NY, Day 2 of the conference featured talks with Andreesen Horowitz’s Jeff Jordan, Sequoia’s Roelof Botha, and SV Angel’s Ron Conway. We also asked our Aol CEO Tim Armstrong some tough questions. Tuesday’s Battlefield competition included a startup trying to disrupt the dry cleaning business, a new way for… Read More

  • Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 1 [TCTV]

    Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 1 [TCTV]

    Did you miss some of our NY Disrupt conference this week? Or want to watch it again? TechCrunch Disrupt and our Hackathon provided more than 30 hours of demos, interviews, panel discussions, and Battlefield competition. Sure, you can spend the holiday weekend watching all of it. But, we’ve also put together daily video highlights that we will be publishing in a trio of posts… Read More

  • White House Receives Flood Of Innovation Fellow Applications After Its Disrupt Announcement

    White House Receives Flood Of Innovation Fellow Applications After Its Disrupt Announcement

    Disrupt isn’t just a great launch platform for startups. Earlier this week at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, President Obama’s senior technology advisor, Todd Park and U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel announced five new federal initiatives to get entrepreneurs and other innovators to work on the White House’s new digital road map for open government. Within the 24 hours after the… Read More

  • Gabe Rivera Backstage at Disrupt

    Techmeme’s Gabe Rivera Opens Up About New Vs. Old Media

    To any member of the tech media, Techmeme is the first site you visit in the morning, and the last site you check before bed. It’s a thermometer of today’s news, with more context per headline than any single news source can offer. This is the beauty of aggregation, which some more traditional media outlets frown upon. But founder and CEO Gabe Rivera has been doing this since… Read More

  • And The Winner Of The Third Annual TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Is UberConference

    And The Winner Of The Third Annual TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Is UberConference

    It’s been a whirlwind couple of days here in New York, as our expert judges watched earnest startups pitch their hearts out onstage at the third annual TechCrunch Disrupt NY. Thirty startups presented in the first two days, to be whittled down to six after much judge deliberation and founder bated breath: gTar, OpenGarden, UberConference, Ark, Babelverse and Sunglass. Read More

  • How to Get Involved With The White House Digital Road Map

    How to Get Involved With The White House Digital Road Map

    President Obama’s technology advisors are looking for some “kick ass” fellows to work on the White House’s new digital road map for open government. Announced on stage at Disrupt 2012, CTO Todd Park and CIO Steven VanRoekel detailed five new projects, each which will need a team of open government geeks to help move forward. You can view the first part of the… Read More

  • Memes Of TechCrunch Disrupt New York

    Memes Of TechCrunch Disrupt New York

    When you’re stuck for three days in a big warehouse with the same group of smart people talking about the future of tech innovation over and over and over again (+beer), you start getting really silly. And some of the unique circumstances of year’s TechCrunch Disrupt New York have given us plenty to be silly about. For instance, there are birds, live birds (!) in the conference… Read More

  • The Facebook Effect Author David Kirkpatrick Talks Facebook’s Ad Network Potential, Future Acquisition Targets

    The Facebook Effect Author David Kirkpatrick Talks Facebook’s Ad Network Potential, Future Acquisition Targets

    This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012, our own Josh Constine sat down with David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect,” to discuss what they thought about the future of the newly IPO’ed social network. Specifically, the two focused on the potential for Facebook’s advertising platform, its competitive advantages over incumbents and competitors, and its… Read More