Tomorrow marks the start of TechCrunch Disrupt 2023, a highly anticipated event in the tech industry. With doors opening at 7:30 a.m. in the Moscone West lobby, attendees can expect a day filled with insightful conversations, valuable networking opportunities, and exciting startup pitches.
The Disrupt Stage will feature thought-provoking discussions led by industry leaders. One notable session will focus on Apple’s commitment to sustainability, featuring Lisa Jackson, Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives at Apple. Another session, titled “Shaq-nology,” will explore the future of education with NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal and Kyle Wallgren, CEO of Edsoma.
Meanwhile, the Builders Stage will host presentations that offer wisdom and guidance from successful founders, venture capitalists, and industry leaders. Topics covered include the future of AI and how to sustain a tech company in a highly competitive world.
TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 will also feature seven tracks, each dedicated to a specific sector such as AI, Fintech, Hardware, SaaS, Security, Sustainability, and Space. These tracks will provide ample opportunities for cross-sector collaboration.
Attendees can participate in interactive breakout sessions and roundtable discussions. The breakouts consist of expert-led presentations followed by a Q&A session, while the roundtables offer focused conversations on specific topics. The event agenda provides a comprehensive list of all topics covered, allowing attendees to choose their areas of interest.
One of the highlights of TechCrunch Disrupt is the Startup Battlefield, where 200 companies will showcase their innovations. The top 20 startups will compete for a $100,000 prize, with the pitch schedule available on the Disrupt Stage section of the event agenda.
The Expo Hall is another must-visit area, housing early-stage startups from around the world. From Azerbaijan to Ukraine, these startups will present their groundbreaking ideas and technologies. The Expo Hall is also an excellent opportunity for attendees to connect with various partners exhibiting at the show.
Networking is a crucial aspect of TechCrunch Disrupt, and the event app facilitates this process. It allows attendees to find like-minded individuals and schedule meetings in the Networking Zone on Level 2. Moreover, the Deal Flow Café provides a dedicated space for founders and investors to connect and engage in fruitful discussions.
For those seeking a break from networking, the Recharge Zone offers a place to unwind. This area features games, open seating, a 3D photo booth, and charging stations. Additionally, TechCrunch+ subscribers with one- or two-year memberships can access the exclusive TechCrunch+ Lounge to network with writers and special guests.
After Hours events are also an integral part of TechCrunch Disrupt 2023. These events, taking place throughout the week in various locations around the city, provide attendees with additional opportunities to connect and expand their networks.
TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 is set to be an exciting and impactful event for tech leaders and enthusiasts alike. Latecomers are always welcome to join the event, with passes available for purchase. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of this premier tech gathering.
– Breakouts: Expert-led presentations followed by a question and answer session.
– Roundtables: Expert-led, small-group conversations focused on a specific topic.
– TechCrunch Disrupt 2023.