Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018
Category: Disrupt

Disrupt Berlin 2018 early-bird prices extended

It’s possible that St. Expeditus, the patron saint of procrastinators, has taken a shine to time-stressed startuppers. Call it whatever you like — divine intervention, planetary alignment or darned good luck — we’re extending the deadline for early-bird tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2018. That means you have 10 days until the 2 November deadline to […]

Funderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin

Startup funding hasn’t changed much in the past decade. Funderbeam is an interesting company trying to turn everything upside down using a marketplace approach, a modern syndication system and a blockchain-based platform. I’m excited to announce that Funderbeam founder and CEO Kaidi Ruusalepp will come to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. The first boom of venture capital […]

Uber’s complex relationship with diversity

Since Dara Khosrowshahi came to Uber as CEO about a year ago, there has certainly been less drama, but drama remains. Over the last few months, there were reports of Uber COO Barney Harford making insensitive comments about women and racial minorities, as well as Uber’s now-former Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey making denigrating comments […]

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2018 is… Forethought

At the very beginning, there were 21 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. They all presented in front of multiple groups of VCs and tech leaders serving as judges for […]

How Adidas and Carbon are changing the sneaker supply chain

While the Adidas Futurecraft 4D shoes are cool looking sneakers, the story behind those shoes is even more interesting. The sportswear company has partnered with Carbon to design a new kind of sneakers. Behind the Futurecraft 4D, you can find a process that is not that new — 3D printing. Many companies promised an industrial […]

Are you TC Top Pick material? Apply to exhibit free at Disrupt Berlin

Calling all early-stage startup founders! Show of hands, please. Who among you wants to exhibit your outstanding technology — to thousands of influential tech leaders, founders and investors — at Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30? Here’s terrific news. We’re looking for exceptional startups to designate as TC Top Picks — and we’ll give each […]

User’s Guide to Disrupt SF 2018

Disrupt SF (Sept 5-7) approaches with just a few days until things kick off. We have an all-star lineup that only TechCrunch can assemble, and we’re expecting our largest number of attendees yet. Check out our star-packed agenda here, and keep reading to find out everything you need to make for a stellar conference experience. […]

Don’t miss the Disrupt SF 2018 After Party

The biggest, most ambitious Disrupt event ever is less than two weeks away! Disrupt SF 2018 takes place at Moscone Center West on September 5-7 — that’s three action-packed, business-oriented days of programming. But like you, we know how to have a good time, too. It’s all about balance, friends. And that’s why you do not want […]