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IBM’s Dario Gil will showcase quantum computing progress at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

July 17, 2018

After a few quiet years, the hype around quantum computing is reaching a new crescendo. Quantum supremacy now feels like an achievable goal. Among the large tech firms, IBM — and specifically the IBM Q lab —  has long been at the forefront of the quantum revolution. Last year, the company showed off its 50-qubit […]

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Robinhood CEO Baiju Bhatt to talk fintech at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Robinhood has gone from being a little consumer-facing fintech app to an absolutely giant consumer-facing fintech app. The company, which launched in 2013, has ballooned to a $5.6 billion valuation on the heels of a $363 million Series D financing round led by DST Global. The app has also grown to 5 million users, as […]

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Announcing the TC Top Picks for Disrupt SF 2018 – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

When we put out the call for early-stage startups to apply to be a TC Top Pick at Disrupt San Francisco 2018, which takes place September 5-7, we knew we were in for something good. But crikey! The competition was fierce, and narrowing the field to a cohort of 60 startups was no easy task. […]

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Come see Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at TC Disrupt – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

In the days of Uber 1.0, the ethos seemed to be about doing all the wrong things. Now, with former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at the helm, Uber is clearly on its way to becoming a sort of Expedia for transportation. Though, Khosrowshahi has previously likened Uber’s business to aligning more with the idea of […]

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New Disrupt SF Virtual Hackathon prizes announced from United Airlines and Sony – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2018 is bringing the world together, one hack at a time. With our flagship conference doubling in size this year, we decided to expand our Hackathon, too. Our first-ever Disrupt Virtual Hackathon is for developers, designers, hackers and marketers worldwide to show off their skills with a chance of getting a […]

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Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson to speak at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

July 2, 2018

Marillyn Hewson, the head of Lockheed Martin, is joining us at Disrupt SF. This is fantastic. The giant American technology and defense company has long been at the forefront of security, aerospace and defense technology, and Hewson has led the company since 2013. There’s plenty to talk about. Lockheed Martin has proven itself by turning […]

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Sign up for the Disrupt SF Virtual Hackathon today – TechCrunch

June 29, 2018

Developers and creators, this is your shot to flex your technical building skills for a chance to win free passes to Disrupt SF 2018 — and maybe even $10,000! Sign up today to participate in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 virtual hackathon! Here’s how the virtual Disrupt SF Hackathon works. Our expert judges will review, evaluate and score every eligible […]

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Ben Horowitz is coming to Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

June 29, 2018

It’s been more than four years since “The Hard Thing About Hard Things” was published, and it remains — including to minds of many of us at TechCrunch — one of the best, most authentic, most instructive business books ever written. It’s partly for this reason that we’re so excited to announce its author, Ben […]

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Meet founders and investors at Disrupt SF 2018 with CrunchMatch – TechCrunch

June 29, 2018

In only a few short months — on September 5-7 — TechCrunch will play host to more than 10,000 members of the tech startup community at Disrupt San Francisco 2018. Our flagship event draws the best and brightest early-stage founders looking to launch, and investors to fund, their companies. Making the right connections in just […]

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Doug Leone, the global managing partner of powerhouse Sequoia Capital, is coming to Disrupt – TechCrunch

June 28, 2018

Sequoia Capital has been at the top of its game in the U.S. for decades, thanks to early investments in Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and PayPal, as well as, more recently, its stakes in the messaging startup WhatsApp, the payments company Stripe and the video conferencing unicorn company Zoom. Yet unlike a lot of top-tier firms […]

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