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Congratulations, you landed your Series A round. What’s next? Your Series B, and a lot of twists and turns. Yasmin Razavi of Spark Capital and Elliott Robinson of Bessemer are…

Get to the growth stage at TechCrunch Disrupt this week

E-cigarette maker Juul plans to use technology like user authentication and a tool set for tracking e-cigarette usage to help people quit its product, according to Juul’s co-founder and Chief…

Juul says it will use technology to help you quit e-cigarettes, too

This morning at TechCrunch SF 2018, Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister shared her inspirational journey from a homeless teen at the age of 15 to now a venture capitalist who’s…

Cyan Banister shares her journey from homeless teen to VC

Aiden, a London-based startup building a machine learning-powered personal assistant to save mobile marketers time and money, closed a $750,000 seed round today from Kima Ventures and a number of…

Aiden closes $750,000 seed round in its quest to amplify marketers

Okay, the bike thing probably isn’t true but Postmates co-founder and CEO Bastian Lehmann will join us on stage at TC Disrupt New York in May. Almost four years ago,…

Postmates Will Deliver Bastian Lehmann Via Bike To The Disrupt New York Stage

A Random Walk Down Hardware Alley

1:33 pm PDT • May 12, 2014

I’ve been in a lot of alleys and my favorite one is Hardware Alley. Every year at TechCrunch Disrupt I get to invite a few dozen hardware companies to show…

A Random Walk Down Hardware Alley

Dropcam, the makers of a plug and play security camera system, announced a new sensor, called Tabs, to add new functionality to the camera platform. The device, which is about…

Security Cam Maker Dropcam Announces A Location-Based Motion Sensor

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, S’moretgage kicked off its service that aims to get more real estate data to real estate investors more quickly. The more you know, the better…

S’moretgage Launches To Bring Real-Time Mortgage Data To Real Estate Investors

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…

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

Born at Berkeley as Politify, a fun app to compare the personal impacts of tax plans of then rival candidates for president, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Outline is building…

Outline Raises $850K To Make Public Policy Tools Accessible To All State Residents

Layer, a new startup launching at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2013 today, is ambitiously attempting to build a communications fabric – a “layer,” if you will – for the Internet.…

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

When the inevitable happens and the robots take over the world, let’s all hope that Skycatch’s real, live Taco Copter will bring delightful Mexican treats over the fence to the…

Watch The Real-Life TacoCopter Drop Some Delicious Mexican Food From 20 Feet

Menlo Ventures partner Shawn Carolan searched for over five years to find an investment tackling the problem of email overload. Carolan, who led investments in Apple-acquired Siri among others, personally…

Handle Is A Priority Engine And Task Management App For Your Inbox

Well, the agenda for TechCrunch Disrupt SF is shaping up nicely, really nicely. And today we’ve got another two Valley thought leaders we’d like to announce: Path’s Dave Morin and Benchmark Capital’s…

Path’s Dave Morin And Benchmark Capital’s Matt Cohler Will Join Us At Disrupt SF!

We have hours and hours of quality video from this year’s Disrupt SF, and you can browse it all over at TCTV, but there were a few on-stage interviews and…

Six Must-Watch On-Stage Videos From Disrupt

Have you ever called a local restaurant, store or service professional and been put on hold for more than give minutes? Or worse, you can’t get through to a representative…

TalkTo Allows Consumers To SMS Any Local Business And Get A Quick Response

Today, TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Verious is launching the world’s first marketplace for mobile application components – that is, the libraries, the SDKs (software development kits), the add-ons, the open source…

Verious Launches First Marketplace For Mobile App Components

Spool is a new service aimed at addressing the problem created by the multi-device, multi-screen environment we now live in, where the content consumption experience can vary widely from platform…

Spool Is Instapaper On Steroids

Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook and, more recently, of enterprise collaboration software company Asana, spoke to TechCrunch Editor in Chief Erick Schonfeld at Disrupt this afternoon in a brief interview. The…

Facebook Co-Founder Dustin Moskovitz Talks About Facebook’s Early Days, And What’s Wrong With Google+

It’s been a year since social rewards and analytics company, Badgeville took home the prize for Audience Choice Winner at TechCrunch Disrupt 2010. Today, Founder and CEO Kris Duggan spoke at this year’s Disrupt to talk…

On Its One-Year Anniversary, Badgeville Launches A New Product Called Social Fabric

Ashton Kutcher started dabbling in tech startups a few years ago, but he is no longer a dabbler, as his his Disrupt interview with Charlie Rose last week made clear.…

Last week at Disrupt, Chris Dixon did a version of Founder Stories onstage with Quora founder Charlie Cheever. We learned that Quora is not looking to sell, but we also…

Disrupt NYC, In Tweets

8:20 am PDT • May 27, 2011

I am still recovering from Disrupt NYC. It was our biggest event ever, and we’ll be posting more videos and highlights throughout the next few days. But here are a…

The chief executive officers of two very different clean tech startups, Brammo and EcoMotors, discussed the relative merits and limitations of clean vehicle technology, at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York…

EcoMotors Chief Don Runkle: "Electric Vehicles Are Not 'Zero Emissions'"

Hey, we’d love to hit 3 billion views today, too. It’s the third day of TechCrunch Disrupt, and it just keeps getting better and better. Tune into the event live…

TechCrunch Disrupt, Day 3, Livestreaming For You Right Here, Right Now

Exclusive – In a conversation with TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid after his panel on scaling fast-growing Internet businesses, Tumblr CEO David Karp talks not only about his lazy dog but…

CatchFree is making its formal debut at Disrupt today with the unveiling of a social platform that allows people to discover and sharing the best free(mium) software and services online.…

Tracking the success and productivity for sales reps can be a challenge for any organization. Foretuit, which launches today at TechCrunch Disrupt, maps sales employees’ business behavior and determines patterns…

Launching in public beta today at Disrupt is ccLoop, a previously stealth startup founded by serial entrepreneur Michael Wolfe that aims to tackle one of the biggest problems with modern…

Launching today at the Disrupt conference, Thinkfuse is all about TPS status reports, more specifically making it easier to share and manage weekly status reports in order to assist organizations…