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Disrupt Berlin 2017

The Sun Exchange funds solar installations with micro-investments and bitcoin

By | Battlefield, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Events, Gadgets, GreenTech, Hardware, renewable energy, solar, Solar Power, TC, the sun exchange

 Solar power could transform small communities around the world, but remote villages can’t always scrape together the thousands of dollars required to install the cells. The Sun Exchange wants to change that by leveraging the hearts and wallets of hobby investors, who cover the installation costs and then have their share of the revenue trickle in for years to come. There’s even… Read More

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Trillium aims to shield your high-tech car against cyberattacks

By | Automotive, Battlefield, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Events, Gadgets, Security, Startups, TC, Transportation, trillium

 Cars these days are basically computers with wheels, and as with other computers, you’ll probably want to make a few changes to protect against cyberthreats. Trillium, presenting today at Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield, is looking to be the security solution for in-car computer systems, adding extra encryption, intrusion detection, and other firewall-like features. Read More

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Lia is launching the first-ever flushable pregnancy test

By | Battlefield, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Gadgets, Lia, TC

 The traditional pregnancy test hasn’t seen any innovation in over 30 years, with the exception of adding a digital component. Lia Diagnostics, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, wants to change that. The Lia pregnancy test will be the first-ever flushable test to hit the market, offering a more sustainable, disposable, convenient and private way for women to find out if… Read More

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Let’s talk about commercial drones at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin

By | Clément Christomanos, Disrupt, disrupt berlin, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Europe, Events, Gadgets, henri seydoux, James Harrison, Parrot, sky-futures, Startups, TC, Uavia

 Everyone loves drones, including companies with very specific needs. Drones once were the hot new thing and the perfect birthday gift. But drone makers are now realizing that there’s a bigger opportunity with commercial use cases, from farming to inspection. That’s why we’re excited to announce that three founders of three amazing companies in the drone industry will join us… Read More

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Parrot’s Henri Seydoux comes to Disrupt to talk about commercial drones

By | Disrupt, disrupt berlin, Disrupt Berlin 2017, drone, Gadgets, henri seydoux, Parrot, TC

 Henri Seydoux first founded Parrot in 1994. But the company has drastically evolved over time and managed to remain relevant more than 20 years later. Less than ten years ago, Parrot started working on consumer drones. And now, the company is in the middle of another shift as it focuses more than ever on commercial drone use cases. That’s why we’re excited to announce that… Read More

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