techcrunch disrupt 2015

Easythingy launches smart bots, turning your email into a smart travel app

Email was the original killer app for the internet, but Easythingy shows that the decades-old standard still has some life in it. Launched at TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley today, the company's prod

Piper Lets Kids Design Circuits Using Minecraft And Electricity

There is a disease destroying our young people. It is silent, malignant, and fatal. It is called Minecraft and something must be done. If you have children of a certain age chances are they have made

Emburse Looks To Help Companies Issue Prepaid Company Debit Cards On The Fly

Not every employee, especially those at smaller businesses, can get a corporate credit card — but they still need to pay company-related expenses. That’s where Emburse, a startup that issues p

John Doerr Talks Diversity, Execution And The Future Of Kleiner Perkins

Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr hopes that his firm will find itself at a "50/50" ratio, where it has successfully brought in a diverse set of new partners — a problem that has long-plagued the venture

Kno Uses IBM Watson To Fill Your News Feed With Quality Content

It's not easy to find quality news sources on subjects that matter to you. At the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon this weekend, a team of four strangers came together and using IBM Watson technology w

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston Will Tell Dropbox’s Story At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015

Dropbox is perhaps one of the companies in the toughest position in Silicon Valley right now. It's been a darling in the eyes of the tech industry, rising to a $10 billion valuation as of last year. B