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You can expect the content on the Main Stage to represent emerging trends in the business of technology and bring the headlines of TechCrunch.com to life. Thereu2019s a reason that over 400 press outlets attend Disrupt u2013 youu2019ll hear it here first. 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Hear how he did it.”,”title”:”Fireside Chat with Nikolay Storonsky (Revolut)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”11:20 am”,”end”:”11:40 am”,”description”:”Aol co-founder Steve Case and best-selling author J.D. Vance are on a quest to find and fund startups throughout the United States. With a fresh $150m ready to invest, hear why the pair are bullish on startups operating outside of Silicon Valley.”,”title”:”Investing Outside the Valley with Steve Case (Revolution) and J.D. Vance (Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”11:25 am”,”end”:”11:45 am”,”description”:”Join us for a lightning round Q&A with leading female VCs to discuss how they find and fund female leaders, especially women of color. Sponsored by Bumble”,”title”:”SPONSORED SESSION – Bumble Bizz Presents: Building a Diverse Pipeline of Female Founder Talent”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”11:30 am”,”end”:”12:00 pm”,”description”:”At this All Raise AMA, participants will have a chance to ask the top women in venture questions about whatever is top of mind.”,”title”:”All Raise AMA”,”sessionTypeId”:3,”start”:”11:40 am”,”end”:”12:00 pm”,”description”:”As PayPalu2019s COO, LinkedInu2019s co-founder, and a Greylock Partner, Reid Hoffman turns ideas into world-changing companies. Hear his thoughts on tomorrowu2019s startup opportunities, todayu2019s industry problems, and evergreen strategies to improve your business.”,”title”:”The Art of Scaling with Reid Hoffman (Greylock)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”11:45 am”,”end”:”12:05 pm”,”description”:”Hardware is hard but Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff makes it look easy. Siminoff took the company from upstart to Amazon-owned in a few short years. How do you keep hardware fresh and how do you ensure privacy and security in a world of IoT? Siminoff has some ideas.”,”title”:”Answering the Door with Jamie Siminoff (Ring)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”12:00 pm”,”end”:”1:00 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”12:05 pm”,”end”:”1:00 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”1:00 pm”,”end”:”2:00 pm”,”description”:”Bring your laptop and join us for a hands-on workshop designed to get you quantum-ready. Leave with an understanding of how to program an IBM Q cloud-based quantum computer using Qiskit, a Python-based programming framework that is open, fully modular, and doesnu2019t require learning a new programming language. Participants will learn quantum fundamentals including working with quantum algorithms and applications using Qiskit Aqua, an end-to-end, cross-domain, modular and extensible software library that allows classical computer applications to interface with quantum computers. All levels of quantum expertise are welcome.”,”title”:”SPONSORED WORKSHOP – Quantum Computing with Qiskit Sponsored by IBM”,”sessionTypeId”:3,”start”:”1:00 pm”,”end”:”1:20 pm”,”description”:”Seismic founder and CEO Rich Mahoney will debut the latest version of his startupu2019s powered clothing. Through a combination of textiles and robotics, Seismicu2019s garments are a kind of soft robotic exoskeleton. The suitu2019s electro-mechanical muscles increase the weareru2019s mobility, while remaining discreet under their clothing.”,”title”:”Electronic Apparel Demo with Rich Mahoney (Seismic)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”1:00 pm”,”end”:”1:20 pm”,”description”:”Facebook’s now-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role for the world’s biggest social network, and how it feels to have weathered some of the biggest security and privacy scandals to ever hit the tech industry.”,”title”:”Privacy and the Public with Alex Stamos (Stanford University)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”1:15 pm”,”end”:”1:45 pm”,”description”:”with Jamie Siminoff (Ring)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Building and Selling a Company to Amazon”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”1:20 pm”,”end”:”1:40 pm”,”description”:”Hear CEO Jason Citron talk about how the company he founded dominated an emerging market for messaging and leveled up online gaming by erasing the stereotype of the lonely gamer.”,”title”:”United in Discord with Jason Citron (Discord)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”1:20 pm”,”end”:”1:40 pm”,”description”:”Goldman Sachs is taking over the tech world through engineering (and not the financial kind); we’ll talk with its CFO (and former CIO) about the banking giant’s road map through Silicon Valley.”,”title”:”Taking on Silicon Valley with Marty Chavez (Goldman Sachs)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”1:40 pm”,”end”:”2:10 pm”,”description”:”Once upon a time, we used our voices for the vast majority of our communication. And then came the written word, and then came the internet. But everything old is new again. Hear from Jason Mars and Alex Smola as they discuss how voice may be the next dominant interface and how to build for that future.”,”title”:”Building for Voice with Jason Mars (Clinc) and Alex Smola (Amazon Web Services)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”1:40 pm”,”end”:”2:00 pm”,”description”:”Hear how Robinhood figured out how to woo a younger audience into investing. But the startup, now worth $5.6 billion, can’t just remain a free stock trading app if it wants to become a next-generation financial institution u2014 and it’s now looking to take over the whole notion of an investment portfolio including with cryptocurrency.”,”title”:”Fireside Chat with Baiju Bhatt (Robinhood)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”1:45 pm”,”end”:”2:15 pm”,”description”:”with Brian Behlendorf (Hyperledger), Mance Harmon (Hedera Hashgraph), Jutta Steiner (Parity Technologies) and Gert Sylvest (Tradeshift)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Building on DLT”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”2:00 pm”,”end”:”3:05 pm”,”description”:”TechCrunchu2019s iconic startup competition is back, as entrepreneurs from around the world pitch expert judges and vie for the Battlefield Cup and $100,000.”,”title”:”Startup Battlefield Competition – Flight #3″,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”2:00 pm”,”end”:”2:30 pm”,”description”:”with Mike Hanley (Duo Security), Marc Rogers (Okta) and Alex Stamos (Stanford University)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Securing Everything”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”2:10 pm”,”end”:”2:35 pm”,”description”:”With the Roomba, iRobot gave the world the only truly mainstream home robot. CEO Colin Angle will discuss how the company plans to make the device an even more indispensable part of the smart home ecosystem.”,”title”:”Home is Where the Robots Are with Colin Angle (iRobot)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”2:30 pm”,”end”:”3:30 pm”,”description”:”Gregory De Jans, Head of Developer Relations offers a deep dive into the use of TomTom Maps APIs for developers looking to leverage the power of location insights. Learn about APIs for map display, search, routing, traffic and map SDKs.”,”title”:”SPONSORED WORKSHOP – The Nuts And Bolts Of Location Aware Applications Sponsored by TomTom”,”sessionTypeId”:3,”start”:”2:35 pm”,”end”:”2:55 pm”,”description”:”Peloton has transformed the fitness game with its internet-connected stationary bikes. Founder and CEO John Foley will join us to discuss the unicorn companyu2019s rapid growth in the world of high-tech fitness.”,”title”:”Running Toward Connected Fitness with John Foley (Peloton)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”2:45 pm”,”end”:”3:15 pm”,”description”:”with Colin Angle (iRobot), Tim Chen (SVV), Claire Delaunay (Nvidia) and Rich Mahoney (Seismic) -session powered by Shenzhen Valley Ventures”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Rebooting the Robots”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”2:55 pm”,”end”:”3:30 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”3:00 pm”,”end”:”3:30 pm”,”description”:”with Nikolay Storonsky (Revolut)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: From Funding to FinTech”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”3:05 pm”,”end”:”3:30 pm”,”description”:”ConsenSys has emerged as an investing engine and powerful force shaping the commercial future of Ethereum-powered startups. Just how is the Ethereum blockchain altering the startup landscape?”,”title”:”Connecting the Blocks with Sam Cassatt, Amanda Gutterman and Joseph Lubin (ConsenSys)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”3:30 pm”,”end”:”3:40 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”3:30 pm”,”end”:”4:00 pm”,”description”:”with Rachel Haurwitz (Caribou Biosciences) and Trevor Martin (Mammoth Biosciences)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Creating with CRISPR”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”3:30 pm”,”end”:”3:55 pm”,”description”:”The drone revolution has just begun. From hobbyists to agriculture to the military, UAVs are set to have a profound impact on our economy and lives. Chris Anderson, Adam Bry, Laura Major and Arnaud Thiercelin will discuss the potential impact u2014 and roadblocks u2014 drones will face in the coming years.”,”title”:”The Skyu2019s the Limit with Chris Anderson (3DR), Adam Bry (Skydio), Laura Major (CyPhy Works) and Arnaud Thiercelin (DJI)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”3:40 pm”,”end”:”4:00 pm”,”description”:”Fresh off a $2 billion dollar investment from Softbank, hear a discussion with the CEO and co-founder of Cruise on building a self-driving startup, working through regulations and working as a startup within a massive company like General Motor.”,”title”:”Driving Self-Driving Cars with Kyle Vogt (Cruise)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”3:55 pm”,”end”:”4:15 pm”,”description”:”The future is voice and in this wide-ranging panel, two leaders in the field will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing startups and mass organizations alike that are trying to build the perfect voice interface.”,”title”:”Building a New Voice with Sam Liang (AISense) and Cathy Pearl (Google)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”4:00 pm”,”end”:”4:30 pm”,”description”:”with Sam Cassatt, Amanda Gutterman and Joe Lubin (ConsenSys)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Inside the Blockchain”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”4:00 pm”,”end”:”4:20 pm”,”description”:”Warby Parkeru2019s co-founder and co-CEO Dave Gilboa launched and scaled Warby Parker to become an iconic eyewear brand. Heu2019ll fill us in on what it took to build the company, from launching with e-commerce to opening over 75 retail locations in the age of Amazon.”,”title”:”Building A Successful Made-On-The-Internet Brand with Warby Parkeru2019s Dave Gilboa”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”4:00 pm”,”end”:”6:00 pm”,”description”:”Catch-up with colleagues and other investors at Disrupt over drinks and appetizers at this intimate reception. For registered Investor Pass Holders Only. Check your email for your invitation.”,”title”:”Investor Reception”,”sessionTypeId”:4,”start”:”4:15 pm”,”end”:”5:00 pm”,”description”:”with Chris Anderson (3DR), Adam Bry (Skydio) and Laura Major (CyPhy Works)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Building a Drone Business”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”4:15 pm”,”end”:”4:40 pm”,”description”:”Sanjay Dastoor, former Boosted Boards founder, started Skip Scooters to bring a heavy duty scooter to market. Emily Warren, formerly of Lyftu2019s transportation policy, joined Lime in early 2018 to help navigate the murky waters of on-demand transportation. Tom Maguire is Director of the Sustainable Streets Division at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, where he directs the agencyu2019s ambitious efforts to achieve the cityu2019s Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic fatalities. Together theyu2019ll discuss what makes scooters and bikes trickier to navigate than on-demand car rides.”,”title”:”Scooting Through Regulation with Sanjay Dastoor (Skip Scooters), Tom Maguire (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) and Emily Warren (Lime)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”4:20 pm”,”end”:”4:40 pm”,”description”:”The renowned A16Z investor and startup whisperer will sit down to discuss the hard things facing founders right now and how he feels they should overcome them).”,”title”:”Even Harder Things with Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”4:40 pm”,”end”:”5:05 pm”,”description”:”Distributed ledger technology promises a world of decentralized computing but will it come to pass? Where does open source fit into the crypto gold rush and where is DLT going?”,”title”:”The Future of DLT with Brian Behlendorf (Hyperledger), Jutta Steiner (Parity Technologies) and Gert Sylvest (Tradeshift)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”4:40 pm”,”end”:”4:55 pm”,”description”:”Watch the unveiling of Mirror, which aims to redefine personal fitness.”,”title”:”Launch and Demo with Brynn Putnam (Mirror)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”4:45 pm”,”end”:”5:15 pm”,”description”:”with Ankit Kumar and Anjney Midha (Ubiquity6)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Augmenting Reality”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”4:55 pm”,”end”:”6:00 pm”,”description”:”TechCrunchu2019s iconic startup competition is back, as entrepreneurs from around the world pitch expert judges and vie for the Battlefield Cup and $100,000.”,”title”:”Startup Battlefield Competition – Flight #4″,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”5:05 pm”,”end”:”5:30 pm”,”description”:”CRISPR has the potential to change everything and Rachel Haurwitz and Trevor Martin will sit down to discuss the challenges and opportunities for startups looking to enter this competitive market.”,”title”:”Programming Life with Rachel Haurwitz (Caribou Biosciences) and Trevor Martin (Mammoth Biosciences)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”5:30 pm”,”end”:”5:35 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”WRAP”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”6:05 pm”,”end”:”6:10 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”WRAP”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”8:00 pm”,”end”:”11:00 pm”,”description”:”Get your TBT IRL with TechCrunchu2019s 90s theme After Party for a night of live entertainment, drinks, and food (for purchase) to wrap up a fantastic second day of Disrupt SF. 21+ only. Disrupt Badge + Gov. Issued photo ID required. Not open to Basic Pass Holders.”,”title”:”Disrupt After Party @ The Midway”,”sessionTypeId”:4],”date”:”7 September”,”sessions”:[“start”:”7:30 am”,”end”:”4:30 pm”,”description”:”Welcome to Disrupt SF! Doors will open at 7:30am and you can pick up your badge at registration from 7:30am to 4:30pm today.”,”title”:”Registration Open / Doors Open”,”sessionTypeId”:5,”start”:”9:00 am”,”end”:”9:05 am”,”description”:””,”title”:”Opening Remarks: Matthew Panzarino (TechCrunch)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”9:00 am”,”end”:”9:05 am”,”description”:””,”title”:”Opening Remarks: Mike Butcher (TechCrunch)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”9:05 am”,”end”:”9:25 am”,”description”:”5G has been on the horizon for years, and it looks like itu2019s almost here. What does that mean? Will it be the technological leap weu2019ve been waiting for?”,”title”:”The Power and the Promise of 5G with Chaitanya Kanojia (Starry)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”9:05 am”,”end”:”9:25 am”,”description”:”IBM has long been at the forefront of quantum computing. In order to more rapidly realize quantum’s potential and make it widely accessible, the company is collaborating with a vast community of researchers, developers and organizations. Find out how you can be a part of it. We’ll talk about what you can do now to prepare for quantum advantage — when quantum systems surpass the computational power of classical computers — and how quantum computers may be put to use to advance business and science.”,”title”:”Quantum Advantage with Dario Gil (IBM)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”9:25 am”,”end”:”9:50 am”,”description”:”Cosmetics company Glossier got its start as a spinoff of a beauty blog, Into the Gloss, and both have become that rare thing in the world of startups, breakout hits. Hear from the mastermind behind both, Emily Weiss and her star investor Kirsten Green, about how the two were built, and why they donu2019t worry about being beat by Amazon.”,”title”:”Beauty and the Beat with Emily Weiss (Glossier) and Kirsten Green (Forerunner Ventures)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”9:25 am”,”end”:”9:50 am”,”description”:”What happens when AI is in charge of our health care? Robin Berzin and Aaron Patzer will attempt to answer that and more in this fireside chat about the future of artificial intelligence in healthcare.”,”title”:”The Robot Doctor with Robin Berzin (Parsley Health) and Aaron Patzer (Vital Software)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”9:50 am”,”end”:”10:10 am”,”description”:”Artificial intelligence will be built into future cars, but what if it will also support the user experience? From predictive service to habit-based trip planning, BYTONu2019s Carsten Breitfeld will highlight how AI will expand user expectations.”,”title”:”SPONSORED SESSION – Automotive AI expands expectations for the smart device – by BYTON”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”9:50 am”,”end”:”10:10 am”,”description”:”Rigetti Computing wants to make quantum computing available to every developer. To do that, the well-funded startup is building its own quantum computers that will compete with those of its bigger competitors. Rigetti Founder and CEO Chad Rigetti will join us to talk about the challenges of building a quantum computer in 2018 and where the company is going next.”,”title”:”Building a Quantum Computing startup with Chad Rigetti (Rigetti Computing)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”10:00 am”,”end”:”11:00 am”,”description”:”Discover why the question of u2018whereu2019 is more relevant than ever before. This workshop is specifically designed with startups in mind. Learn how to quickly onboard fundamental location services into software solutions. Get hands-on training with the HERE Freemium Plan to use services such as geocoding, routing, and positioning to build location-aware features.”,”title”:”SPONSORED WORKSHOP – The Best Route For Startups: Integrating Location Sponsored by Here Technologies”,”sessionTypeId”:3,”start”:”10:00 am”,”end”:”10:30 am”,”description”:”with Robin Berzin (Parsley Health) and Aaron Patzer (Vital Software)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: HealthTech on the Horizon”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”10:10 am”,”end”:”10:35 am”,”description”:”Carbonu2019s unique technology has already printed thousands of Adidasu2019 3D Futurecraft sneakers, with plans to expand into the millions. Hear executives from both companies talk about using technology to design soles that canu2019t be created with more traditional methods.”,”title”:”Printing the Next Footwear Joseph DeSimone (Carbon) and Eric Liedtke (Adidas)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”10:10 am”,”end”:”10:35 am”,”description”:”Y Combinator fundamentally changed the investing game circa 2007 with its approach of taking shots in the dark on a wide array of companies. That strategy finally paid off earlier this year when Dropbox went public, a u201cdream come trueu201d for the firm. But now there are dozens of accelerators and an at-times ridiculous amount of seed capital available u2014 so it comes down to what Y Combinator can offer its founders and where it thinks the whole idea of an u201cacceleratoru201d is going.”,”title”:”Y Combinator Dou2019s and Donu2019ts: In Conversation with Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel (Y Combinator)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”10:30 am”,”end”:”11:15 am”,”description”:”with Dario Gil (IBM)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: The Future According to Quantum Computing”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”10:35 am”,”end”:”10:55 am”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”10:35 am”,”end”:”11:15 am”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”10:45 am”,”end”:”11:15 am”,”description”:”with Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel (Y Combinator)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Inside Y Combinator”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”10:55 am”,”end”:”11:15 am”,”description”:”DraftKings has thrust itself to the forefront of disruption, bringing fantasy sports to the mainstream. But not without a few bumps alongs the way. Hear CEO Jason Robins discuss the path to getting here and what he has planned for the future of the company.”,”title”:”Betting on a Touchdown with Jason Robins (DraftKings)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”11:15 am”,”end”:”11:45 am”,”description”:”with Chad Rigetti (Rigetti Computing)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: The Next Super Computers”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”11:15 am”,”end”:”11:35 am”,”description”:”No show has done a better job of portraying Silicon Valley thanu2026 well, Silicon Valley. Co-creator Mike Judge talks about the showu2019s monster success. Plus, whatu2019s new for Season 6?”,”title”:”Creating A Monster with Mike Judge (Silicon Valley)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”11:15 am”,”end”:”11:40 am”,”description”:”We often hear of racist and biased algorithms, but what does it take to ensure the algorithms used to make decisions about potentially life-changing circumstances like bail and policing are fair? And what does fair even mean? Human Rights Data Analysis data scientists Patrick Ball and Kristian Lum alongside Kairos’ Brian Brackeen are going to help answer those questions.”,”title”:”Dismantling Algorithmic Bias with Patrick Ball (HRDAG), Brian Brackeen (Kairos) and Kristian Lum (HRDAG)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”11:30 am”,”end”:”12:00 pm”,”description”:”with Ken Kocienda. Book signing to follow”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Digging into Design”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”11:35 am”,”end”:”12:00 pm”,”description”:”Elite members of Africa’s startup landscape talk to us about the challenges and opportunities in one of the newest (and most exciting) emerging markets for tech entrepreneurship.”,”title”:”How African Founders are Enabling Tomorrow’s Startups with Fope Adelowo (Helios Investment Partners), Ken Njoroge (Cellulant), Tayo Oviosu (Paga Payments)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”11:40 am”,”end”:”12:05 pm”,”description”:”Hear three top biotech investors talk about what they are on the lookout for, and how to avoid the hype, in the ever-fascinating and quickly evolving worlds of biotechnology, medicine and health.”,”title”:”Good For You with Laura Deming (The Longevity Fund), Arvind Gupta (SOSV), Nina Kjellson (Canaan Partners)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”12:00 pm”,”end”:”12:15 pm”,”description”:”Facial recognition is coming whether we like or not, but Kairos CEO Brian Brackeen is particularly cautious about how this technology might be used.”,”title”:”Demo with Brian Brackeen (Kairos)”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”12:05 pm”,”end”:”1:15 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”12:15 pm”,”end”:”1:15 pm”,”description”:””,”title”:”BREAK”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”1:00 pm”,”end”:”1:45 pm”,”description”:”with Fope Adelowo (Helioslip), Ken Njoroge (Cellulant) and Tayo Oviosu (Paga Payments)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Inside Africa’s Tech Ecosystem”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”1:15 pm”,”end”:”1:40 pm”,”description”:”In an era of multi-billion dollar investment rounds and hundred billion dollar funds can a lean startup survive? Eric Ries, the architect of the lean startup model, and David Hornik, the managing partner of August Capital, will help us find out.”,”title”:”Are Fat Rounds Eating the Lean Startup? with Eric Ries (author, The Lean Startup) and David Hornik (August Capital)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”1:15 pm”,”end”:”1:30 pm”,”description”:”Battlefield startups from the past return to the stage to tell us what they’ve been up to since they competed for the Disrupt Cup.”,”title”:”Startup Battlefield Alumni Update”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”1:30 pm”,”end”:”2:30 pm”,”description”:”Constellation has been through an extraordinary period of fundraising and subsequent growth. Ben Jorgensen (COO of Constellation Labs), Jacob Mullins (Shasta Ventures), Erika Perez (Global Leader of IBM Blockchain Strategy & Ecosystem), and Jascha Kaykas-Wolff (CMO of Mozilla), will share their experiences in this interactive session exploring the complex and ever-changing fund raising models available, and how venture capital is approaching the space.”,”title”:”SPONSORED WORKSHOP – Beyond the ICO: New approaches to fundraising and VCu2019s role in crypto Sponsored by Constellation Labs”,”sessionTypeId”:3,”start”:”1:30 pm”,”end”:”3:20 pm”,”description”:”TechCrunchu2019s iconic startup competition is back, as entrepreneurs from around the world pitch expert judges and vie for the Battlefield Cup and $100,000.”,”title”:”Startup Battlefield – Final Round”,”sessionTypeId”:0,”start”:”1:40 pm”,”end”:”2:00 pm”,”description”:”Uber’s head of diversity has been busy. Looking to recover from a year of sexual harassment allegations, weu2019ll hear from Uberu2019s Bo Young Lee about how they’re trying to make amends.”,”title”:”Extinguishing Silicon Valleyu2019s Trash Fire with Bo Young Lee (Uber)”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”1:45 pm”,”end”:”2:15 pm”,”description”:”with David Hornik (August Capital) and Eric Ries (The Lean Startup). Book signing to follow”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Building Lean Startups”,”sessionTypeId”:2,”start”:”1:45 pm”,”end”:”2:15 pm”,”description”:”with Jason Citron (Discord) and Delane Parnell (PlayVS)”,”title”:”Q&A Session: Gamingu2019s Culture”,”sessionTypeId”:7,”start”:”2:00 pm”,”end”:”2:50 pm”,”description”:”Finalists from our first-ever virtual Hackathon will take the stage to pitch their wares.”,”title”:”Hackathon Finals”,”sessionTypeId”:1,”start”:”2:30 pm”,”end”:”3:30 pm”,”description”:”Wyatt (CTO of Constellation Labs) and Ryle (VP of Engineering of Constellation Labs) will demystify the key components of distributed ledger technology, and provide a guide on how to set up a Constellation node. 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