disrupt berlin 2017

Israeli serial startup stars of blockchain tech return with QEDit, a zero-knowledge proof diligence tool

Israeli serial startup stars of blockchain tech return with QEDit, a zero-knowledge proof diligence tool

Leveraging some “mind boggling math” introduced as an update onto the Ethereum blockchain only a few months ago, QEDit is launching its product on our Battlefield stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin.
ftcash helps Indian businesses accept cashless payments and loans them money

ftcash helps Indian businesses accept cashless payments and loans them money

A Mumbai-based startup called ftcash is helping small businesses in India move beyond cash. In some cases, it’s also providing loans to fund their operations. Co-founder Vaibhav Lodha, who
Onefootball has quietly raised a Series C round and added Adidas as an investor

Onefootball has quietly raised a Series C round and added Adidas as an investor

Onefootball founder and CEO Lucas von Cranach, whose popular football app now has 25 million fans in 200 countries around the world, confirmed on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2017 that his
Wandelbots wants to reinvent the way we program robots

Wandelbots wants to reinvent the way we program robots

Wandelbots has accomplished a lot for a startup that was founded officially only two weeks ago – the German company focuses on solving a key problem in robotics, using wearable technology and over two
Trillium aims to shield your high-tech car against cyberattacks

Trillium aims to shield your high-tech car against cyberattacks

Cars these days are basically computers with wheels, and as with other computers, you’ll probably want to make a few changes to protect against cyberthreats. Trillium, presenting today at Disrupt
AISpotter uses computer vision to make coaches’ jobs easier

AISpotter uses computer vision to make coaches’ jobs easier

Watching video playback of a game’s key moments is an important part of coaching — but according to the team at AISpotter, it can also be tedious and time-consuming. That’s why they’re working to
Notch can record your body movements

Notch can record your body movements

Notch creators Eszter Ozsvald and Stepan Boltalin have been working on their project since 2013 and are finally ready to unveil their final product on the Disrupt Berlin stage. The company, which
Lia is launching the first-ever flushable pregnancy test

Lia is launching the first-ever flushable pregnancy test

The traditional pregnancy test hasn’t seen any innovation in over 30 years, with the exception of adding a digital component. Lia Diagnostics, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, wants to
Elvie’s founder says to ignore the femtech naysayers

Elvie’s founder says to ignore the femtech naysayers

Elvie, the maker of a connected pelvic floor trainer that helps women with bladder control and yes, even better sex, has proven there’s a market for so-called “femtech” devices. After generating 1
How Slack uses a raccoon to keep distractions on Slack at bay

How Slack uses a raccoon to keep distractions on Slack at bay

Slack has undoubtedly changed how employees at many companies communicate. But more and more, it feels like Slack’s focus on immediate responses is far more distracting than the asynchronous emails it
Skimlinks CEO to European startups: Don’t waste your time chasing US VCs at first

Skimlinks CEO to European startups: Don’t waste your time chasing US VCs at first

Alicia Navarro, the CEO and co-founder of Skimlinks, offered some key advice to early-stage entrepreneurs attending the TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2017 conference this morning – and that’s to not waste
Volkswagen’s MOIA debuts its all-electric rideshare vehicle

Volkswagen’s MOIA debuts its all-electric rideshare vehicle

Some carmakers are talking a lot about the potential of shared mobility services and alternatives to car ownership, but Volkswagen’s MOIA is actually going a step further, with a brand new vehicle
These are the 15 startups participating in Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield

These are the 15 startups participating in Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield

Each year, TechCrunch selects early-stage startups from a pool of thousands across the globe, and selects the top innovators to compete in Startup Battlefield. Over the next two days at TechCrunch
Watch the first day of Disrupt Berlin LIVE right here!

Watch the first day of Disrupt Berlin LIVE right here!

Disrupt Berlin 2017 starts right now! Today, we’ll be hearing from industry leaders like Moia CEO Ole Harms, Slack CTO Cal Henderson, AngelPad’s Thomas Korte and Uncork Capital’s Andy
WannaDrink is the hack that will finally destroy my liver

WannaDrink is the hack that will finally destroy my liver

WannaDrink is a hack that somehow manages to combine the amazing mission of providing tech education for recent immigrants to Germany and the promotion of anonymous drinking with complete strangers.
Quick Insurance wins the Disrupt Berlin 2017 Hackathon Grand Prize

Quick Insurance wins the Disrupt Berlin 2017 Hackathon Grand Prize

Hundreds of engineers and designers got together to come up with something cool, something neat, something awesome. The only condition was that they only had 24 hours to work on their projects. Some
Bitcoin Bubble Burst will warn you if the bitcoin dream is about to crash down

Bitcoin Bubble Burst will warn you if the bitcoin dream is about to crash down

Whether you’re a bitcoin believer or a vulture waiting to have your bubble predictions proved right, you’re probably keeping one nervous eye on the charts in anticipation of the crash everyone seems
Humble lets engineers swipe right to their dream job

Humble lets engineers swipe right to their dream job

In many ways, it’s a great time to be a software engineer. Pay is high — typically in the six figures and on very rare occasion, reportedly much more. Engineers can increasingly live and work wherever
WACAO is an assistant that can summarize and translate your WhatsApp chats

WACAO is an assistant that can summarize and translate your WhatsApp chats

If you’re a heavy WhatsApp user, you know how hard it is to keep up with incoming messages – especially if you step away from your phone and group conversations for a few hours. A new assistant called
Watch the Disrupt Berlin Hackathon LIVE right here!

Watch the Disrupt Berlin Hackathon LIVE right here!

They’ve worked through the night. They’ve toiled over their computers, powered by energy drinks and beer, to build something brand new in a matter of 24 hours. And now, the fruits of their labor are