新創圈眾所矚目的國際盛會 TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 首次線上舉辦!

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TechCrunch Disrupt 2020
TechCrunch Disrupt 2020

全球科技新創盛會 TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 於 9 月 14 日至 18 日首次以線上活動形式進行。一連五日的 Disrupt 2020 將會提供一連串線上節目,讓一眾塑造顛覆性創新科技的企業家及投資者分享創業心得。同時,數百家新創公司將有機會接觸 10,000 位來自世界各地的與會者,在這場具有開拓性的聚會上,新創業者能盡情發揮他們的創意,並彼此交流意見,甚至遇上合適的投資者。這絕對是矽谷最有影響力的科技大會之一!


連結:https://techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2020/ (請加入會員、並登入後收看)


以下為台灣時間,實際排程以 Disrupt 官網為準

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 (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.

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.

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.

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 and Anker CEO Steven Yang 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.

9/19 星期六

1:20am - 1:40am

Startup Battlefield 畢業生交流

過往的 Battlefield 新創公司回到台上分享畢業後的最新狀況。

1:40am - 3:00am

Startup Battlefield 決賽

終於來到 TechCrunch 一年一度的重點環節了。來自世界各地的幾家新創公司都要為 Battlefield Cup 和 US$100,000 說服幾位評審。

3:00am - 3:20am

Cuckoo for CoCo (Conan O’Brien)

Conan O’Brien is one of the most recognizable faces on television. But his company, Team CoCo Digital, is hoping you recognize his voice just as much. With podcasting on the rise over the past few years, hear from O’Brien on what it takes to dominate the audio landscape.

3:40am - 4:00am

Startup Battlefield 頒獎及閉幕儀式

一同見證 Startup Battlefield 2020 冠軍的誕生。