Apply for tickets to the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup + PitchOff now!

Screen Shot 2016-04-19 at 10.21.02 AM As you may have noticed we’ve announced our very first formal Meetup + Pitch-off in Tel Aviv, presented by Leumi Tech, with participation from Blonde 2.0. The event will be on June 22, at Trask, between 6-10 p.m. Applications for the pitch-off and ticket sales are now open. You can apply for tickets to the meetup by filling out this quick form. We have to make this an application process… Read More

TechCrunch Pitch-Off Stockholm! June 7! Apply to Pitch!

stockholm meetup Our world-famous TechCrunch Pitch-Off is coming to Stockholm! We’ll invite a panel of investors to judge 10, 2 minute pitches (no demos). If you want to pitch, make sure to apply here. We will select 8-10 companies to compete. If you don’t want to pitch but just want to come along and hang out, get a ticket here. Afterwards, the startups, the investors, the TechCrunch writers, and… Read More

Scott McNealy’s Wayin acquires UK marketing platform EngageSciences

social media Amidst the seeming chaos of social media, brands need the ability to discover valuable social media content, the metrics and visualize it. At the same time they need to build and launch campaigns, collect all the data, and use it in CRM and marketing platforms. It’s a tall order and one which few companies can offer.  Livefyre, Offerpop and Spredfast (Mass Relevance) are players in… Read More

Clarkson, Hammond and May to launch DriveTribe motoring content platform

drivetribe In an age when completely driverless cars (probably electric) seem to be just around the corner, the idea of starting a brand new online community aimed at petrolheads seems like an ill-timed one. But that’s not about to stop Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, best known as the former presenters of the globally famous Top Gear TV show. After leaving the BBC last year,… Read More

Vote in The Duke Of York’s [email protected] People’s Choice Awards

Duke Of York An lo, in Merrie Olde England, even The Duke Of York of has been bitten by the Startup Bug these past few years, and his [email protected] events have not only become a fixture in the London startup scene, but have also hosted some very decent companies. In fact, his team has expanded to take in areas other than pure tech, and the latest [email protected] will feature many entrepreneurs from… Read More

London Calls Us Again — TechCrunch Disrupt Is Back, December 3-6

TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015. Image ©Dan Taylor/Heisenberg Media.

For bookings contact - or +447821755904 Last year TechCrunch Disrupt London really blew the doors of with an incredible conference as good as any you would see globally. London continues to be a fantastic bridge between Europe and Silicon Valley. So it was not a hard decision for us to bring Techcrunch Disrupt, our major conference, back for a third time running. Disrupt is unlike any other tech conference out there. It pits its… Read More

TechCrunch Meetup @ Mobile World Congress — Last Call For Sponsors

hoteles-sagrada-familia-barcelona (1) TechCrunch is holding a Mini-Meetup During Mobile World Congress, Feb. 24. PLEASE ADD YOUR EMAIL HERE to get news about the TechCrunch Meetup or to apply to pitch. There’s be a chance to pitch TechCrunch writers as part of our pitch-off, featuring assembled investors. Winners will get free tickets to Disrupt New York. But we could use more sponsors to cover costs. Sponsors will get… Read More

Men’s Personal Shopper Modomoto Acquires The Cloakroom In Roll-Up

modomoto-outfit-1 Eventually the whole Shoedazzle / Birchbox etc business model (get outfits, try them out, keep what you like, return the rest) would make it to the men’s market and we’ve seen many such models launch. The twist is that this time is personal, with (I never really believe this, but let’s go with it) an online personal shopper picking out a style for you every time. But I digress. Read More

Instabug, The YC Startup Out Of Cairo, Is Out Of Beta To Squash Mobile Bugs

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 4.55.31 PM Launching out of Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 class today is a company I interviewed way back in 2013 in Startup Alley. Incredibly, Instabug startup started building the app during the turmoil in Egypt back in 2012 and made it out of the chaos of the Egyptian revolution to make it to, and through, YC. That’s True Grit. Today, they’re going out of beta and are launching their… Read More