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TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2015; Manhattan Center, NY, May 4-6, 2015

by Felix Omondi
TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2015; Manhattan Center, NY, May 4-6, 2015

TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2015; Manhattan Center, NY, May 4-6, 2015

We are getting closer to that time of the year again, when TechCrunch Disrupt conference will be showcasing all the dazzling new technology inventions and innovations by the latest startups to enter the tech scene. The Disrupt 2015 conference will be held at Manhattan Center, New York, NY starting May 4th to 6th. From precedence, the TechCrunch Disrupt conference always features iconic startup and provides thought leadership in the tech community.

So, what is TechCrunch Disrupt?

TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference held by TechCrunch; one of the most authoritative and popular tech magazine in the United States and by extension the world. The TechCrunch Disrupt conference features daily session of expert judge panelist and one-on-one chats with the magazine’s writers, editors, special guest speakers, leading venture capitalists and exceptional business moguls. The panelist and speakers seek to address the most pertinent issues facing the current tech scene.

TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2015; Manhattan Center, NY, May 4-6, 2015

The TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 will have a series of tech competitions, any techie worth their salt ought to look forward to. They are as follows:


The TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 conference will kick off with the famous weekend Hackathon, set to take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3. The weekend Hackathon will bring together hackers and developers from all over the world. The Hackathon entails a set of teams working together to come up with a new product under just 24 hours.

TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2015; Manhattan Center, NY, May 4-6, 2015

All the while, a buzz of activities will be taking place at the event. Including Hackathon energy drinks flowing all over, TechCrunch writers armed with notebooks scribbling notes for their next interviews and articles, Nerf gun attack breaking out and much, much more fun activities. The winners of the Hackathon will get the chance to have their product presented at the Disrupt stage, the climax of the event.

Previous years’ TechCrunch Hackathon competitions, has seen a wide range of products being invented; from useful products to completely bizarre yet innovative products. Startups that come up with exceptional products or services at the Hackathon, they might just end up scoring big time like these guys did >>.

Startup Battlefield

At the very heart of TechCrunch Disrupt is the Startup Battlefield. Where a carefully selected thirty (30) companies from hundreds of applicants, will be given a chance to pitch their products at the Disrupt stage. They will be pitching before a live panel of judges, press, live audiences whose numbers run into thousands and an online audience running into millions.

After the demo presentations, pitches and rounds of tough, thorough questions, the panelist made up of TechCrunch’s editors and expert judges (VCs, entrepreneurship moguls and product experts), will select six companies to proceed to the final stage. The final stage will be on the last day of Disrupt conference. Expect nothing less than a drama-filled battle between the six finalist going neck to neck to become the One Battlefield Contender that walks away with $50,000 check and the coveted Disrupt Cup.

TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2015; Manhattan Center, NY, May 4-6, 2015

Still not sure if the TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 is the conference, a startup worth its salt needs to attend? Follow this link for testimonies. Also, If you want to attend the Disrupt NY conference, you can get your hands on an early bird discount rate, at this link.


TechCrunch through its Disrupt conference, allows startups several opportunities to align their new products. Early adopters pitch ideas to high growth companies, network with experienced and talented developers and strategically partner with early stage tech companies. In addition to that, TechCrunch also offers custom programs including; hosted dinner events that will help startups network with important investors, fellow entrepreneurs and get some limelight from the mainstream media.

TechCrunch Hackathon event also provides hosted workshops to startups and the contests are designed in such a way that it ensures startups get to introduce their products to an innovative and influential audience. For an opportunity to get sponsorship, get in touch with TechCrunch by emailing

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