TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 Recap

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 Recap

TechCrunch's 5th annual Silicon Valley showcase was this week. Here's our TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 recap.

Highlights featured an Agri-Tech startup winning the Startup Battlefield competition, a focus on trends in healthcare tech and wearables, and a critique of music streaming business models.

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25 startups competed for $50,000 in this year's Startup Battlefield, with Agri-Tech startup Agrilyst coming away with the top prize. The company aims to be the Google Analytics for greenhouses.

2015 NBA finals MVP, Andre Iguodala, made waves with his strong support of the wearables industry And Troy Carter - owner of LA-based talent management company Atom Factory - underlined the need to open Silicon Valley's door to more diverse founders, saying, "We must open opportunity to diverse entrepreneurs serving the new cultural economy." He also critiqued the music streaming industry for not giving enough love to the music creators.

Hope you enjoyed our TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015recap! If you're interested in learning more about the sponsors or Startup Battlefield participants, check out our Disrupt SF 2015 lists on DataFox.