NYC is becoming a startup cradle and out to rival Silicon Valley and the Boston area!
Welcome to sunny New York City, where people wear jackets to parties and time is of the essence! As you can probably guess, our whole team is here for the Disrupt NY conference at the Manhattan Center. We’re really excited about this year’s lineup, which includes Marissa Mayer, Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe, Sophia Amoruso and Mike Judge among others.
Just like in the HBO show “Silicon Valley,” 25 startups have rehearsed and re-rehearsed in order to launch spectacularly onstage. The brightest star will take home the famous Disrupt Cup, a $50,000 check and a lifetime of memories.
Only four startups will make it to the final round, where the true honor is getting to present in front of our illustrious, industry-legend Battlefield judges. This year, they include John Borthwick (Betaworks), Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital), Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz), Marissa Mayer (Yahoo), Brian Pokorny (SV Angel) and Fred Wilson (Union…
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