We’re getting nearer to placing our highlight on Pittsburgh, and there’s fairly a bit occurring behind the scenes. We’ve been spending a ton of time chatting with people who’re on the bottom within the metropolis, and we’ve had a good time studying and listening, which we predict will make this installment of our Highlight sequence probably the most dynamic but.
As we share extra particulars on who will probably be taking part, resembling CMU’s President Farnam Jahanian, we nonetheless wish to hear from these of you constructing corporations within the ‘Burgh.
We’ve heard from almost 50 corporations specializing in issues like digital well being, small enterprise loans, patent improvement, robotics and clear tech, and we’ll be choosing three corporations to pitch reside throughout the occasion on June 29th.
As a result of we count on all varieties of attendees, together with buyers, this might be a chance to take issues to the following degree, be it by way of recruiting new staff or discovering a brand new advisor. In any case, something can occur at a TechCrunch occasion.
Merely fill out this type and your organization might be chosen to pitch in the course of the occasion.
Moreover, and to be taught extra about who’s who and what’s what in Pittsburgh, we’re going to be internet hosting a dialog on Twitter Areas tomorrow (Friday) at four p.m. ET. Co-hosting will probably be certainly one of our favourite Yinzers, Package Mueller. Anticipate a little bit of trivia, updates on information and happenings within the metropolis and extra.
June 29, 2021
2:00 p.m. EDT
Constructing Pittsburgh. Speaker to be introduced!
2:20 p.m. EDT
Growing Duolingo. Karin Tsai, head of engineering, is ready to talk on the trade-offs between engagement and edtech, scale and satisfaction, and the way a easy A/B take a look at may help.
2:40 p.m. EDT
From Pupil to Startup. CMU President Farnam Jahanian will communicate on the varsity’s cutting-edge robotics and automation analysis and the way it’s preserving revolutionary startups in Pittsburgh.
3:10 p.m. EDT
Pittsburgh Pitch-off. Startups may have two minutes to ship their pitch, and our audio system may have 4 minutes to offer their suggestions. Pittsburgh startups ought to apply right here