Disrupt 2024 call for speakers closes Friday

Get prepared to set the tech world on fire with your passion and expertise! TechCrunch Disrupt 2024 is poised to electrify San Francisco from October 28-30, and we’re on the lookout for dynamic speakers like you to elevate our event with your insights. Don’t miss out — applications close Friday, April 26 at 11:59 p.m. PT!

Here’s your roadmap to becoming a speaker at TechCrunch Disrupt

Are you a pioneering startup founder, a perceptive venture capitalist or a renowned figure in your industry? We want to hear from you. Inspire fellow founders, innovators and entrepreneurs by sharing your expertise across the startup ecosystem.

Craft your application with a captivating topic title and an irresistible description. Then select your preferred presentation format:

Breakout Session: Command the stage alongside up to four speakers, facilitated by a moderator. Deliver a compelling 30-minute presentation, followed by a stimulating 20-minute Q&A session with a live audience of up to 100 attendees. Showcase your insights with a presentation and utilize limited AV capabilities. Each speaker will lead one breakout session during Disrupt.

Roundtable Discussion: Lead an interactive 30-minute discussion with a smaller, intimate audience of up to 40 attendees. Dive deep into conversation without the need for presentations or AV equipment — just authentic, organic dialogue. You’ll host your roundtable discussion twice during Disrupt.

Call for speakers timeline

Submit your Audience Choice application by April 26, and we’ll announce the finalists no later than May 3. Audience Choice voting opens from May 13 to May 24. Selected topics, descriptions and speakers will be published online for TechCrunch readers — and your followers — to vote for their favorite sessions.

Ready to claim the spotlight at Disrupt? Don’t hesitate — apply here by April 26 and demonstrate your expertise!

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