Disrupt NY 2013 Barrels Along For A Second Day
And with the conclusion of the last Battlefield Startup presentation, the second day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 has come to a close. The day kicked off with a talk between noted New York City venture capitalist Fred Wilson and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, who recently become a VC himself. The two talked Bitcoins and traded VC stories with Wilson giving tips for pitching a venture capitalist. “Leave your backstory at home,” Wilson pleaded. Arrington quickly nodded and agreed. Mike Abbott then took the stage with Mailbox CEO and co-founder, Gentry Underwood. The two talked about the surprising pains in scaling Underwood’s hot iOS email application. It took engineers 24 hours a day for several weeks to keep up with the initial demand. And then Dropbox scooped up the company. Google’s Seth Sternberg, Director of Product Management for Google+, and Ardan Arac, Product Manager at Google, used the Disrupt stage to announce new Google + features. Simply put, Google +’s visibility ...
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Startup Alley Day 1: From Online Marketplaces To App Discovery To Sports Broadcasting
Sure, Disrupt is jam-packed with tech celebs, VCs, and the drama of the Startup Battlefield. But there's perhaps an even more precious gem lying within the massive venue: Startup Alley. This year in San Francisco, we have more than 160 Startup Alley companies each day, with companies from Brazil, Israel, South Korea, Chile, Argentina, and even Vietnam. It's our largest and most varied batch yet, which is why we took a stroll through the Alley to get more acquainted.
Why You Should Apply For The TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield
TechCrunch Disrupt is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year, and Startup Battlefield (Click here to apply) is the very heart of the event. Some 30 companies, chosen from hundreds of applicants, launch their products on the Disrupt stage before a live and online audience in front of a panel of expert judges. After the demos, pitches and a tough round of questions, TechCrunch's editors, working with the VCs, seasoned entrepreneurs, and product experts, select six companies for a final, drama-filled round on the third and final day of Disrupt. Only one Battlefield contender can take home a $50,000 check and the coveted Disrupt Cup.