TechCrunch Disrupt 2020
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全球科技新创盛会 TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 将于下周 9 月 14 日至 18 日首次以线上活动形式进行。如果错过了早前的快闪优惠,不要紧,因为大会现在推出 US$45 的「Disrupt Digital Pass」超值通行证,非常适合只需要观看主场活动、分组会议及展览baidu的人士。这个票价还可以配合 Engadget 的九五折独家优惠码 “5JPTC”,所以最终价格降至 US$42.75!(按此链接会自动输入优惠码)要注意的是大会将于 9 月 14 日起提高票价,所以不要错过喔。

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TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 tickets
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一连五日的 Disrupt 2020 将会提供一连串线上节目,让一众塑造颠覆性创新科技的企业家及投资者分享创业心得。同时,数百家新创公司将有机会接触 10,000 位来自世界各地的与会者,好让他们交流意见甚至遇上合适的投资者。这绝对是硅谷最有影响力的科技大会之一!

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已确定参与 Disrupt 2020 的部分业界名人包括:

  • Andreessen Horowitz 合伙人陈梅陵(Connie Chan)

  • Anker 创始人兼执行官阳萌(Steven Yang)

  • Arevo 执行官及 Misfit 创始人武春山(Sonny Vu)

  • Atlassian 共同创始人兼共同执行官 Mike-Cannon Brookes

  • Boston Dynamics 执行官 Dr. Robert Playter

  • Cloudflare 共同创始人兼营运官 Michelle Zatlyn

  • Conan O’Brien

  • D-Wave Systems 执行官 Alan Baratz

  • Dropbox 共同创始人兼执行官 Drew Houston

  • Race Capital 合伙人杨佩珊(Edith Yeung)

  • Sequoia Capital 合伙人 Roelof Botha

  • Y Combinator 合伙人及 Pebble 创始人 Eric Migicovsky


节目推荐

以下为中国时间;实际排程以 Disrupt 官网为准。

9/15 星期二

12:25am - 12:55am

The Business of Quantum (D-Wave Systems, IonQ, Quantum Machines)

Quantum computing is having a moment. We now have limited but working hardware available from a number of vendors and there is a growing startup ecosystem that is creating novel hardware approached and a new class of software tools to run these machines and program them. In this panel, we’ll talk about what’s next for quantum computing, the challenges ahead and the roles startups play in fulfilling the promise of this technology.

2:35am - 3:00am

Tech, Test and Treat: Healthcare Startups in the COVID-19 Era (Carbon Health, Color)

Both Carbon Health and Color have shifted significant portions of their business to focus on addressing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll talk to them about the challenges of making that quick turn, and about how healthcare innovation can address our pandemic needs.

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Looking Toward the Future of Tech in China and Silicon Valley (杨佩珊 Edith Yeung, Race Capital)

Edith Yeung, general partner at Race Capital and the creator of the China Internet Report, has invested in over 50 startups including Lightyear/Stellar, Silk Labs, Chirp and Fleksy. Join us in a conversation about which emerging technology trends in China and the United States will leave an impact.

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9/16 星期三

3:25am - 3:45am

Hitting Send (Facebook)

Hear from Stan Chudnovsky, FB Messenger Head of Product, and VP of Product Asha Sharma, on how his team has evolved through the pandemic, how he thinks about shipping features for a product used by billions of people, and what’s next for one of the biggest communication platforms in the world.

1:00pm - 1:30pm

How Tech Can Help Asia’s Aging Population (Homage)

Caregiving, especially for elderly people, is one of Southeast Asia’s most pressing social issues. We talk to Gillian Tee, co-founder of Homage, about building a platform that pairs specific, qualified carers with clients, and how startups can do more to address the needs of families.

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9/17 星期四

2:35am - 3:00am

How Voice Computing Conquered the World (Amazon)

Amazon’s Alexa heads Rohit Prasad and Toni Reid will join us to discuss the voice assistant’s rise from curiosity to ubiquitous computing platform. The pair will discuss life beyond the smart speaker and where voice computing goes from here.

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Digitizing Indonesia (Melisa Irene, East Ventures)

As the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has attracted both domestic and foreign investors to bet on its burgeoning tech sector. We talk to Melisa Irene, the first female partner at Indonesia-focused East Ventures, about the aspiring startups helping brick-and-mortar businesses to go digital as well as other internet trends in the region.

1:30pm - 2:00pm

State of India’s Startup Ecosystem (Karthik Reddy, Blume Ventures)

10 years ago, a $50 million check was unheard of in India. Now several startups are raising more than $1 billion each a year in the country. How did Indian startups get here, and what lies ahead of them? What opportunities do VCs see in the country?

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Changing How We Consume News (SmartNews)

SmartNews is tackling some of the media industry’s most complicated issues in two very different markets: Japan (where it was founded) and the United States. Join co-founder and chief operating officer Kaisei Hamamoto to learn how SmartNews gives publishers a larger platform while helping users sort through the noise to find the news they need.

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9/18 星期五

1:00am - 1:20am

Putting Robots to Work (Boston Dynamics)

In his first public speaking engagement since becoming the CEO of Boston Dynamics, Robert Playter will discuss the company’s transition from research robotics darlings to commercial production. As an employee for more than 25 years, Playter has unique insight into the company’s growth and plans to help robots become an increasingly important driver of our daily lives.

1:20am - 1:40am

Building a Company from a Bold Idea (Cloudflare)

When Cloudflare launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2010, it aspired to do nothing less than fix the internet. We’ll talk to co-founder Michelle Zatlyn about how she and her co-founders took this audacious idea and built a successful public company.

1:00pm - 1:30pm

How Things Get Built in the Middle of a Pandemic (Arevo, Anker)

How has COVID-19 impacted how and where the stuff we use gets built? We’ll hear from Arevo’s Sonny Vu (武春山) and Anker CEO Steven Yang (阳萌) to learn more about how the world of manufacturing has had to adapt in 2020 and what might lay ahead.

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Grabbing The Market (Grab)

Hear from Russell Cohen, Group Managing Director of Grab (the region’s first decacorn startup) on how coronavirus has reshaped the ride-sharing industry and what’s next for the transportation giant.

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9/19 星期六

1:20am - 1:40am

Startup Battlefield 毕业生交流

过往的 Battlefield 新创公司回到台上分享毕业后的最新状况。

1:40am - 3:00am

Startup Battlefield 决赛

终于来到 TechCrunch 一年一度的重点环节了。来自世界各地的几家新创公司都要为 Battlefield Cup 和 US$100,000 说服几位评审。

3:40am - 4:00am

Startup Battlefield 颁奖及闭幕仪式

一同见证 Startup Battlefield 2020 冠军的诞生。

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