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A user’s guide to TechCrunch Disrupt 2022 – TechCrunch

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TechCrunch Disrupt 2022 kicks off in just four days, startup fans. We can’t wait to greet you. Here’s a handy how-to guide for everything you can expect at TechCrunch Disrupt presented by AT&T on October 18-20 in San Francisco at Moscone West (Oct. 21 online). All times listed here are Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
p.s. today is the last day to save $700 on passes before prices go up – register here.
Registration & Badge Pickup Hours
Please bring your ticket and a government-issued photo ID to pick up your badge. Please also bring proof of COVID vaccination. Name on badge/ticket must match the name on ID. You cannot pick up a badge for another attendee.
COVID and Mask Policy
You must be fully vaccinated for entry. Vaccination check will happen before you are allowed to enter the event. Masks are highly recommended while at the event, and we recommend you take a self-test before attending. If you do contract COVID prior to the event and cannot attend, please email [email protected] with a copy of your proctored-PCR test to discuss your options.
TechCrunch Events Mobile and Web App
TechCrunch Events Networking Platform Mobile App is now available. If you’ve previously downloaded the app, please delete it and re-download to get the latest update.
The TechCrunch Events Mobile App is only available in the U.S. Apple App store and the Google Play store. If you are from outside the U.S., you can access the app in-browser on your mobile device or computer. Alternatively, you can create a U.S.-based Apple or Google account to download and use the mobile app. 
Web-Based Networking Platform: The web version of the networking platform can be accessed via an activation email sent to attendees’ inboxes.
How to Activate Your Profile: Look for an email in your inbox titled “Time to log into TechCrunch Disrupt 2022” and follow the directions. If you are registered for the event and haven’t received this email, contact us at [email protected].
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Attendee Info Page
Have more questions or looking for answers regarding things like parking, transit, food? Head over to the Attendee info page.
The TechCrunch team combed through thousands of applicants to select a final class of 200, exemplary startups to feature on this year’s show floor at TechCrunch Disrupt. From those, 20 will be selected to compete for TechCrunch’s $100K equity-free prize. These startups join an illustrious alumni network of 900+ companies from around the globe with $9B collectively raised since appearing on the TechCrunch stage.  Each startup exhibits on all 3 days of the show in the expo hall, and the 20 finalists will pitch on the Disrupt Stage throughout several rounds during the show. This year’s Startup Battlefield 200 is presented by Capital Connect by J.P. Morgan.
With so much going on during the conference, it’s hard to pick what we’re most excited about. Make sure not to miss these super-interesting partner sessions.
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Beyond the big names and vital topics on the Disrupt stage, don’t miss these smaller, interactive gatherings that pack a lot of advice, insight and value — with plenty of time to get answers to your pressing questions.
Tuesday, 10/18
Wednesday, 10/19
Gain new insights and discover awesome ideas on the Discovery Stage.
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Thursday, 10/20
One thing Disrupt attendees enjoy most at our events are meaningful small-group discussions. Check out the full list of roundtable sessions in the agenda, but here are a few you should make sure not to miss. Sessions have limited seats to keep the conversations small, so make sure to get there early to get yourself a spot.
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If you love pitches, head on over to the Showcase stage in the heart of the expo hall. Check out startups from international Pavilions and companies from the Startup Battlefield 200 delivering fast pitches to, and receiving feedback from, TechCrunch editors. 
Tuesday, 10/18
Wednesday, 10/19
Thursday, 10/20
Use the event app to book one-on-one meetings with other attendees at the show or at any of these events you attend.
Startup Battlefield 200 Sneak Peek
Investor Reception
Start Small, Dream Big Luncheon
Google Cloud Meet and Greet
Satellite Party — Singapore: The Gateway to Asia-Pacific
Dinner for 6
Stripe for Startups
Women of Disrupt, powered by Elpha Bay Area Meetup
InterSystems Developer Meetup in San Francisco
Live Career Fair: Climate Tech
UnderRep Founder Lunch with Microsoft
On October 21, access features such as on-demand videos from the previous three days and virtual speed networking via the Disrupt event networking platform. While all passes get access, Expo passes will only be able to access limited features and content.
Whew…now that you have your logistical guide to all things Disrupt 2022, all that’s left is to roll up your sleeves, dive in and discover the opportunities that can help take your business to the next level and beyond. Go get ’em!


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