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 of us who’re on the bottom within the metropolis, and we’ve had a good time studying and listening, which we expect will make this installment of our Highlight collection probably the most dynamic but.
As we share extra particulars on who will probably be taking part, corresponding to CMU’s President Farnam Jahanian, we nonetheless need 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 selecting three corporations to pitch dwell throughout the occasion on June twenty ninth.
As a result of we count on all kinds of attendees, together with buyers, this may very well be a chance to take issues to the following stage, be it by means of recruiting new workers or discovering a brand new advisor. In spite of everything, something can occur at a TechCrunch occasion.
Merely fill out this type and your organization may very well be chosen to pitch in the course of the occasion.
Moreover, and to study extra about who’s who and what’s what in Pittsburgh, we’re going to be hosting a conversation on Twitter Spaces tomorrow (Friday) at 4 p.m. ET. Co-hosting will probably be one in every of our favourite Yinzers, Package Mueller. Count on a little bit of trivia, updates on information and happenings within the metropolis and extra.
Register for the occasion at the moment, come chat with us tomorrow and submit your organization or go the phrase alongside to somebody who ought to!
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 about to talk on the trade-offs between engagement and edtech, scale and satisfaction, and the way a easy A/B check will 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 progressive startups in Pittsburgh.
3:10 p.m. EDT
Pittsburgh Pitch-off. Startups can have two minutes to ship their pitch, and our audio system can have 4 minutes to provide their suggestions. Pittsburgh startups ought to apply right here