The TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off Is Coming To Austin And Seattle In June

14236219000_1ee726041f_k TechCrunch is headed to Austin and Seattle on June 23 and June 25 respectively, and we’re stoked to see what some of our favorite cities have to show us. We’ll be holding the world famous TechCrunch Pitch-Off, where about ten companies will have exactly sixty seconds to pitch their product live on stage. Alongside the input of the audience, local VCs and TechCrunch editors will hold… Read More

The Bank Of Facebook

Facebook Payments Technology is changing one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet: money. Bitcoin’s rise showed us how much demand there is for a globally accepted digital currency. However, all the things holding bitcoin back  —  merchant acceptance, instant transactions (bitcoin takes about an hour), and security  — are actively being created by the… Read More