The Lost Children of TechCrunch Disrupt

Sam Biddle · 05/10/14 05:09PM

The biannual TechCrunch Disrupt conference series is only about money. There are interviews, the exchange of opinions, software presentations, questions, answers, and lots of visuals. But the entire production is a pyramid of money, at the bottom of which are the residents of Disrupt's "Startup Alley," a completely perfect metaphor.

TechCrunch Speaker Combines Every Possible Startup Cliche

Sam Biddle · 05/06/14 11:51AM

Shingy may have met his match: Justin Rosenstein looks like your typical geek gentry, but underneath the milquetoast-chic demeanor, he's bubble buzzword demon. Watch as he channels every obnoxious Silicon Valley delusion, all at once.

Mike Arrington Blasts TechCrunch

Sam Biddle · 10/29/13 11:34AM

TechCrunch is wrapping up another Disrupt conference (this time in Berlin), and the man who started it all has some very public, very not-nice things to say about the website he created.

Celebrinvestor Ashton Kutcher Requires His Own Elevator

Sam Biddle · 05/01/13 01:20PM

Two And A Half Men star Ashton Kutcher pours a fair amount of his money into startups. To that end, he hopped upon the TechCrunch Disrupt stage today to talk about all the money his fund has—and we hear he insisted on shutting down an entire elevator for himself to get there.