We’re now on the flip side of our 17th TechCrunch Disrupt conference. In the past two days, over 2,100 people have passed through the Manhattan Center for TechCrunch Disrupt NY, with dreams of becoming the next president of the United States or the next Snapchat or the next Estée Lauder. Along with NYC mayor Bill de Blasio and presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina, executives and founders like Joanne Bradford, Dennis Crowley and Leandra Medine have graced our stage.
Tomorrow we’ll get to see talks by Tristan Walker, Alexis Ohanian, Casper’s Philip Krim and more.
In tandem with the above interviews, 24 startups have presented on our stage in Startup Battlefield. It was very difficult to make the decisions, but after much deliberation, we’ve got our seven finalists picked out. These companies will move on to the finals round tomorrow to compete for a large check and an even larger cup.
Finals judges include John Borthwick (Betaworks),
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