Author: Leslie Hitchcock

Apply now to be a TC Top Pick at Disrupt Berlin 2018

TECHCRUNCH Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place November 29-30, practically oozes with opportunity. And there’s no better way to take advantage of all that opportunity than to exhibit your early-stage startup in Startup Alley. It’s where hundreds of Europe’s most innovative pre-Series A companies showcase to the world their tech products, platforms and services. Oh, wait, there is a better way. You can apply to be a TechCrunch Top Pick. If you earn that rarified designation, you score a FREE Startup Alley Exhibitor Package. That lets you place your company in front of thousands of influential technologists, investors and...

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Tickets now on sale for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018

TECHCRUNCH TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 represents our first foray into the rapidly developing startup scene in the Middle East and North Africa, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to help identify and showcase the top tech startups in the region. Our premiere startup pitch competition takes place on October 3 in the Beirut, Lebanon. Tickets to this inaugural event cost $29 and are on sale now, and we invite you to witness greatness in the making as the founders of 15 incredible startups go head-to-head for the title of Middle East and North Africa’s best startup. Buy your...

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Only a few hours left to buy super early-bird passes to Disrupt Berlin 2018

TECHCRUNCH We dedicate this post to all the wafflers, the procrastinators, the vacillators and the chronically undecided. You have less than 24 hours to save money on your tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30. How much money? Up to €700. The door slams shut on super early-bird savings on Wednesday August 1 at 11:59 p.m. CEST. It’s do or don’t save, folks. Shake the inertia and buy your super early-bird passes now. Honestly, Disrupt Berlin 2018 is the must-go destination for anyone interested in the European and international startup scene. How international? Last year’s Disrupt Berlin drew people from...

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48 hours left to score early-bird tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2018

TECHCRUNCH Chaucer wrote that “time and tide wait for no man.” With apologies to the “father” of English literature, we say that time and money wait for no entrepreneur. The deadline for saving big money on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place on November 29-30, comes to an abrupt halt on Wednesday August 1 at 11:59 p.m. CEST — in just 48 hours. Right now, early-bird pricing tiers start at €595 including VAT. That’s a sweet deal because, depending on the tier you choose, early-bird pricing can save you up to €700. When time runs out, you pay...

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Kiss Disrupt Berlin super early-bird prices goodbye next week

TECHCRUNCH Here’s a timely reminder for all the European startup fans around the world. TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018 takes place on November 29-30 — that’s just four short months away. But our super early-bird ticket pricing won’t last nearly that long. Right now, the pricing tiers start at €595 + VAT, but next week the prices go up. “That’s OK, I love spending money unnecessarily” — said no one ever. Save some euros and buy your pass here today. Disrupt events always offer outstanding content, which includes interviews with top founders, VCs, tech titans and rising stars — and Disrupt Berlin 2018 won’t be the exception to that rule. Interested in European fintech? Of course, you are. We’re thrilled to count Anne Boden, the founder and CEO of Starling Bank, among our many excellent speakers. If you’re interested in investors (and what early-startup founder isn’t), you won’t want to miss it when four partners from VC firm Accel — Philippe Botteri, Sonali De Rycker, Luciana Lixandru and Harry Nelis — conduct a partner meeting on our stage. Well not literally, but you can bet they’ll have a lot to say about the current state of startup investments. We’re finalizing our speaker lineup, which means we’re still accepting nominations. If you have someone in mind, hit us up with your submission right here. Disrupt isn’t a proper Disrupt without a Startup Battlefield....

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Disrupt Berlin 2-for-1 Innovator passes available today only

TECHCRUNCH Did you miss out on our 2-for-1 Innovator passes to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30? If so, you’ve caught a lucky break, because we’re bringing it back for a flash sale. You have until June 28 at midnight CET time — exactly 24 hours — to score two Innovator passes for the price of one: €695 + VAT. Buy them here and buy them quickly, because they’ll be gone in a, well, flash. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience a Disrupt event in Berlin, an international hub and home to Europe’s most vibrant startup scenes. You’ll...

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Snag your super early-bird passes for Disrupt Berlin 2018

TECHCRUNCH Der frühe vogel fängt den wurm! Yikes, if we’re trotting out our tortured German to say “the early bird catches the worm,” it can mean only one thing, folks. It’s time for all you European startup fans to go catch super early-bird tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30. Our pricing tiers start at €595 + VAT. The value is real, and your time is limited, so go buy your conference passes today. Berlin’s the perfect city for a Disrupt event. It’s both affordable and an international hub — factors that have contributed to a vibrant and growing...

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TC Tel Aviv begins tomorrow; buy your ticket today

TECHCRUNCH This goes out to all the die-hard procrastinators. We’re just 24 hours away from TC Tel Aviv 2018, our inaugural day-long conference focused on mobility tech. The Israeli startup scene stands at the forefront of this rapidly changing frontier, and we’ve gathered some of Israel’s greatest thinkers, makers and investors to share their insight and expertise. You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity. Stop what you’re doing and buy your general admission ticket right now. Where do your mobility interests lie? If you’re into the future of transportation, don’t miss your chance to hear Uri Levine and Dave Waiser. Maybe you’re all eyes and ears about how cars “see” and “hear.” In that case, be sure to catch the conversation with Omer David Keilaf and Rani Wellingstein. If security issues haunt your waking hours, tune in to be prepared as Yoav Levy and Ami Dotan discuss the future of cybersecurity threats. That’s just a taste of the content we’ve packed into one stellar day. TC Tel Aviv presents a wide-ranging look at where mobility tech stands now — and where it’s going. Still curious? Check out the full conference agenda. As if that weren’t enough to keep you busy, be sure to go to Startup Alley (making its Israeli debut), where you’ll find almost 100 early-stage startups. Companies in the Alley go beyond mobility to showcase products, services and platforms from a...

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