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Announcing The Agenda For TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014

TechCrunch TechCrunch 17/04/2014 Susan Hobbs

, and we’re excited to announce the full agenda. The event will span five days and feature industry titans, noted thought leaders and experienced entrepreneurs. General admission tickets and sponsorship packages are .

We’ll hear from founders like Hosain Rahman, Sophia Amoruso, Yancey Strickler and Niklas Zennström. Twitter investor Fred Wilson and the entire Lerer Ventures team will tell us what they look for in a founder, as well as what makes New York startup innovation so unique.

We’ll also hear from the founders of Birchbox, Secret and Whisper and will chat with frequent Forbes Midas List venture capitalist Roelof Botha. Astro Teller will give us a peek into Google X, and Comcast CEO Neil Smit will speak to just what is happening as the company’s reach increases through its blockbuster deal with Time Warner Cable. There are a few more surprises to come!

To get things started, Disrupt NY will kick off with die-hard developers and designers participating in the . The 24-hour event starts on Saturday May 3 and runs through the night until the teams take the Disrupt stage on Sunday to present their creations.

During the conference, Startup Alley and Hardware Alley will host hundreds of startups. Each day our exhibition hall transforms with new companies to explore. There are Email if you have any questions. Have a hardware product? Join us in the Hardware Alley on Wednesday, and email if you have any questions.

And finally, Disrupt NY will conclude with one Startup Battlefield company being awarded the famed Disrupt Cup and the $50,000 prize.

We also encourage students to be a part of Disrupt NY. We have , so be sure to grab yours quickly.

. The price of a general admission ticket jumps $1,000 on April 23rd. There are also spots available for developers and designers looking to participate in the Hackathon. We’d love to see you there. If you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team .

As always, we want to hear from you. Questions? Comments? Email us at . We’ll see you in New York!

AGENDA

Monday, May 5, 2014

9:00am – 9:10am
Opening Remarks by TechCrunch

9:10am – 9:30am
Fireside Chat with  (Union Square Ventures)

9:30am – 9:50am
In Conversation with  (Kickstarter)

9:50am – 10:15am
Magical Internet Currency: Navigating Bitcoin

10:15am – 10:35am
Founder Stories with Birchbox:  and 

10:35am – 10:55am
TBA

10:55am – 11:05am
Special Product Announcement

11:05am – 11:15am
BREAK

11:15am – 11:35am
In Conversation with  (Oculus VR)

11:35am – 12:00pm
Fireside Chat with  (Vice)

12:00pm – 12:30pm
Do Great Things:  (Asana)

12:30pm – 2:00pm
LUNCH

2:00pm – 2:25pm
Fireside Chat with  (Jawbone)

Startup Battlefield with Jason Kincaid

2:25pm – 2:30pm
How the Startup Battlefield Works

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Startup Battlefield Session One – Hey, Are You Ready For This?

Judges:  (Yahoo),  (Salesforce.com), (collective[i]),  (Google Ventures)

3:30pm – 3:45pm
BREAK

3:45pm – 4:45pm
Startup Battlefield Session Two – You Say Black, I Say White

Judges:  (littleBits),  (New York State),  (Exitround),  (Barkbox)

4:45pm – 5:00pm
BREAK

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Startup Battlefield Session Three – On Every Street, On Every Screen

Judges:  (Bowery Capital),  (ff Venture Capital),  (StyleSeat),  (Box Group)

9:00pm – midnight
After Party hosted by New Relic at Le Poisson Rouge,
158 Bleecker Street (between  Thompson St. & Sullivan St.) , NY

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

9:00am – 9:10am
Opening Remarks by TechCrunch

9:10am – 9:40am
In Conversation with Lerer Ventures: , ,  and 

9:40am – 10:00am
Founder Stories with  (Lending Club)

10:00am – 10:30am
Fireside Chat with  (Google[X])

10:30am – 10:55am
In Conversation with SV Angel:  and 

10:55am – 11:05am
Special Product Announcement

11:05am – 11:15am
BREAK

11:15am – 11:25am
Special Product Announcement

11:25am – 11:50am
Fireside Chat with  (Comcast)

11:50am – 12:20pm
Startup2Startup: Rise Of The Developer Tools:  (Stripe), (Github),  (DigitalOcean)

12:20pm – 12:45pm
In Conversation with Secret:  and 

12:45pm – 2:00pm
LUNCH

2:00pm – 2:25pm
HBO’s Silicon Valley: , ,  and 

Startup Battlefield with Jason Kincaid

2:25pm – 2:30pm
How the Startup Battlefield Works

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Startup Battlefield Session Four – I’m Trav’ling At The Speed Of Light

Judges:  (The Muse),  (EyeEm),  (Freestyle), (Redpoint Ventures)

3:30pm – 3:45pm
BREAK

3:45pm – 4:45pm
Startup Battlefield Session Five – You Make Me Live

Judges:  (WeWork),  (Highline Venture Partners), (CrunchFund),  (Haxlr8r)

4:45pm – 5:00pm
BREAK

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Startup Battlefield Session Six – What This World Is About

Judges:  (AngelPad),  (N3TWORK), (Venrock),  (BaubleBar)

9:00pm – midnight
After Party at 404,
404 10th Avenue (between  33rd St & 34th St) , NY

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

9:30am – 9:35am
Opening Remarks by TechCrunch

9:35am – 9:55am
In Conversation with  (Shapeways)

9:55am – 10:20am
Is Winter Coming? Investing While Valuations Soar:  (Highline Venture Partners), (Greylock Partners),  (Sequoia Capital) and (Spark Capital)

10:20am – 10:45am
Hacking the Classroom:  (Amplify) and  (AltSchool)

10:45am – 11:05am
Fireside Chat with  (Atomico)

11:05am – 11:15am
BREAK

11:15am – 11:25am
Hackathon Highlights

11:25am – 11:45am
In Conversation with  (Crunchbase)

11:45am – 12:10pm
Fireside Chat with  (Sequoia Capital) and  (Whisper)

12:10pm – 12:30pm
Founder Stories with  (Nasty Gal)

12:30pm – 2:00pm
LUNCH

2:00pm – 2:25pm
Fireside Chat with  (Y Combinator)

2:25pm – 2:40pm
Startup Battlefield Alumni

2:40pm – 2:45pm
Passing the Disrupt Cup

2:45pm – 2:55pm
BREAK

Startup Battlefield with Jason Kincaid

2:55pm – 3:00pm
How the Startup Battlefield Works

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Startup Battlefield Finals

Judges:  (Betaworks),  (Sequoia Capital),  (Andreessen Horowitz),  (SV Angel) and  (Union Square Ventures)

5:00pm – 5:30pm
Cocktail Reception

5:30pm – 6:00pm
Closing Awards Ceremony

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