It might have been a long time coming, but the first ever TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, held in Berlin, has been a fantastic window into the burgeoning European tech startup ecosystem. Plus, it has surpassed our expectations on attendance, passing 2,000 delegates over two days.
Well known players from Silicon Valley have been rubbing shoulders with the cream of Europe’s entrepreneurs and investors, TechCrunch Writers and Editors, as well as TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong.
Rocket Internet’s Marc Samwer made a rare appearance, as did Marco Boerries of Number Four, Airbnb’s Nathan Blecharczyk, Benchmark Capital’s Matt Cohler, to name just a few.
Tomorrow, we’ll hear from more speakers such as Alexander Ljung (Soundcloud), Jose Neves (Far Fetch), Brent Hoberman (PROFounders Capital, Founders Forum), Christophe Maire (Angel Investor), Patrick Collison (Stripe) and Aaron Levie (Box), among others.
And Tuesday will also see the the Startup Battlefield grand…
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