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And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017 is… Lia Diagnostics

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017 is… Lia Diagnostics

Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. They all presented in front of multiple groups of VCs and tech
Volocopter: Expect our flying taxis running for real in “two to three years”

Volocopter: Expect our flying taxis running for real in “two to three years”

So how far out are flying cars that you can actually hail via an app, get inside and be whisked off to your destination? Germany based Volocopter reckons a commercial service powered by its electric
ResearchGate CEO denies scraping accounts from rival site to generate sign-ups

ResearchGate CEO denies scraping accounts from rival site to generate sign-ups

Ijad Madisch, co-founder and CEO of ResearchGate – the so-called Facebook for scientists – shot down an accusation about a questionable way it may have acquired users in the past. The question was
CEO of automation company ABB says we shouldn’t fear automation

CEO of automation company ABB says we shouldn’t fear automation

Here’s a surprise: at our Disrupt Berlin event, Ulrich Spiesshofer, the CEO of 125-year old automation giant ABB, argued that automation is nothing to fear. “I think we need to take this fear
The menopause is on our roadmap, says Clue’s Ida Tin

The menopause is on our roadmap, says Clue’s Ida Tin

Femtech startup Clue is looking at expanding the feature-set of its period tracking app to attract women outside its current younger demographic.
N26 launches a premium debit card for ‘the digital customer,’ partners with WeWork

N26 launches a premium debit card for ‘the digital customer,’ partners with WeWork

N26, the European mobile banking service, today announced the launch of N26 Metal, the company’s premium Mastercard-affiliated debit card “tailored to the needs of digital customers” at TechCrunch
Parity CEO is confident that $150M in frozen Ethereum isn’t lost forever

Parity CEO is confident that $150M in frozen Ethereum isn’t lost forever

Earlier this year, Parity Technologies seemingly lost about $150 million worth of Ethereum (513,774.16 Ether) when a user of its wallet accidentally deleted a code library that made Parity’s wallets
Watch Disrupt Berlin Day 2 LIVE right here!

Watch Disrupt Berlin Day 2 LIVE right here!

Disrupt Berlin 2017 pushes onward, and today we have a jam-packed lineup of tech super stars. We’ll be joined on stage by Parrot’s Henri Seydoux, Atomico’s Yann de Vries, ABB’s Ulrich Spiesshofer and
Meet the five finalists at the Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield

Meet the five finalists at the Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield

Disrupt is back in Berlin, where 15 teams have just taken the stage as part of the Startup Battlefield. Each startup demonstrated their product and answered questions from our expert judges.
ConsenSys Ventures has made its first four investments

ConsenSys Ventures has made its first four investments

A scant three months after its launch, the $50 million ConsenSys Ventures fund that was created to back companies developing applications on Ethereum (by Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin’s ConsenSys
Watch every panel from Disrupt Berlin 2017 Day 1

Watch every panel from Disrupt Berlin 2017 Day 1

We’re here at Arena Berlin for Disrupt Berlin 2017, TechCrunch’s annual Europe event, where our stage plays host to speaker panels featuring top figures in tech and, of course, our Startup Battlefield
So what if bitcoin is another bubble? The dot-com bubble gave us the modern internet

So what if bitcoin is another bubble? The dot-com bubble gave us the modern internet

“I get asked a lot… is this another dot-com bubble,” said Mona El Isa, the chief executive and co-founder of Melonport, onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. “And, um… my response usually… goes
Proof Work aims to decentralize medical data by using the blockchain

Proof Work aims to decentralize medical data by using the blockchain

Tel Aviv-based Proof Work is envisioning a future where patients own and control their own medical data in a decentralized system, where data is secured by the blockchain. The system, if successful,
Blik brings warehouse logistics into the 21st century

Blik brings warehouse logistics into the 21st century

Knowing what’s in your warehouse, where certain items are stored and where they are in the production process is highly valuable information. But gathering this information is typically done with
Why scaling to the U.S. is way more complicated than it looks

Why scaling to the U.S. is way more complicated than it looks

Earlier today at the TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin event, founder Timo Rein took the stage alongside venture capitalists Andy McLoughlin of the early-stage firm Uncork Capital and Thomas Korte of the
WICASTR brings data to the edge

WICASTR brings data to the edge

Content distribution is hard. You want to keep enough of it close enough to favorite customers so they don’t have to wait and reduce latency for new data. That’s why WICASTR created the SMART Edge
The Sun Exchange funds solar installations with micro-investments and bitcoin

The Sun Exchange funds solar installations with micro-investments and bitcoin

Solar power could transform small communities around the world, but remote villages can’t always scrape together the thousands of dollars required to install the cells. The Sun Exchange wants to
Caspar Health makes rehabilitative care more accessible by putting treatment plans in an app

Caspar Health makes rehabilitative care more accessible by putting treatment plans in an app

Caspar Health, a startup launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, wants to make access to rehabilitative care easier and more accessible. The digital platform allows doctors to assign
Reason8 is an AI assistant for managers and meetings

Reason8 is an AI assistant for managers and meetings

Thanks to technology, making an audio recording of a meeting is a trivially easy task these days. While speech to text services can help tackle the tedium of transcription. But this just invites a
eTrack Tech has a mission to make manufacturing safer for small businesses

eTrack Tech has a mission to make manufacturing safer for small businesses

It took Barbara Timm-Brock one near-death experience and three career changes to bring her to the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin to launch eTrack Tech. Timm-Brock wants to make sure that equipment