EC TechCrunch Disrupt 2022

How to land investors who fund game-changing companies

For founders and investors alike, hard tech problems present a challenge — how to build a successful company over a long time horizon.

What investors really think about the TAM slide in your pitch deck

"If the founder has that deep personal connection and is willing to put what it takes to take it to those next few levels, that's where the TAM starts to look exciting.”

How Metafy founder Josh Fabian caught the attention of 776 by building in public

In over a decade of investing in startups, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has only once offered to fund a founder on the spot.

These founders landed early checks by being savvy about social media

At TechCrunch Disrupt, three founders credited their early success in raising venture capital to their use of social media platforms.

Remote work is here to stay. Here’s how to manage your staff from afar

At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt, three panelists talked about the challenges and opportunities of managing staff in a remote work world.

3 founders discuss how to navigate the nuances of early-stage fundraising

The founders of Fiveable, Alloy Automation, and Parthean detailed their first fundraises at TechCrunch Disrupt.

Crypto bear markets are a ‘great time’ to launch startups, industry execs say

Uniswap's Mary-Catherine Lader, Visa's Cuy Sheffield, and Brett Harrison, former president of FTX, said at TechCrunch Disrupt that it's still a great time to build a crypto startup.

How to raise funds when you aren’t in the Bay Area

At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt, three investors shared tips on how startup founders can fundraise outside of major tech hubs.

Clubhouse’s Paul Davison on Twitter, the impact of hype and what happened

Clubhouse CEO and co-founder Paul Davison came to TechCrunch Disrupt to talk about life after the hype and its most formidable competitor, Twitter.

3 VCs explain how founders can stand out when pitching

For investors Annie Case, Sheel Mohnot and Jomayra Herrera, the founders who manage to capture their attention are the ones who come to the pitch process prepared.

To better thwart ransomware attacks, startups must get cybersecurity basics right

Brett Callow and Katie Moussouris say early-stage startups should focus on cybersecurity basics in order to ward off ransomware actors.