Time to carbo-load, startup fans. Tomorrow we’ll start that opportunity marathon that is Nerdshala Disrupt 2021, and we can’t wait to see it all! Considering the amount of programming available over the next three days, you might appreciate some expert guidance. No worries – we’ve got you covered.
Make the Interruption Desk your first destination. That’s where you’ll find the editors highlighting some of the key moments from the first day. Here is a good example. Here’s your first look at some of the companies competing in the Startup Battlefield. Dropbox, Verb, Mint and many other companies got their start as startup battlefield competitors. Catch the next generation in this always-epic pitch throw-down.
Here’s a small taste of what’s happening tomorrow in the Disrupt Stage, Extra Crunch Stage, and our exclusive breakout sessions. Consult the interruption agenda for the exact timing.
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save the world
COVID-19 changed everything. Not only did it threaten our personal health and well-being, but it also shook industries and economies around the world. And the same can be said about COVID-19 vaccines. Hear from Ugur Sahin, BioNTech Cofounder and CEO, on Pfizer as well as the process to rapidly develop the world’s most in-demand vaccine and the long-term potential of mRNA-based therapies. Ursett Parikh of the Mayfield Fund will join Sahin to discuss what’s next for startups in this fast-growing industry.
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How to Skip Traditional Fundraising
In 2021, venture capital has never been more abundant, but some founders still can’t break into the network or find that traditional fundraising isn’t the best route for their business. Fortunately, alternative fundraising techniques are gathering steam as founders find ways to raise cash that diverge from startup success stories of the past. Join the discussion with Pip’s Harry Hurst, Axel and Clearco’s Michelle Romano.
Demo Derby – How startups are disrupting the status quo with innovative data analytics, AI and modern app development
Startups need to move fast and focus limited resources on areas where they can make a difference. In this fast-paced session, learn from startups and Google experts how you can leverage Google technologies to better serve customers and reach the market more quickly. In a series of short demonstrations, see how innovative startups and Google experts are using Google compute, storage, networking and AI technologies to “disrupt” the status quo.
Any last-minute decision makers out there? You Can Still Buy a Full Disrupt 2021 Pass Here, But Hurry Because Prices Rise Tonight at 11:59 PM PT! Or if you’re just looking for a taste of disruption – get free access to all breakout sessions and expos today only.
Yellow. A quick way to tap into the first day of Disruption 2021. Go ahead and discover opportunities that can take your business to the next level and beyond. We can’t wait to see where disruption takes you!