TechCrunch named UATAG as a TC Top Pick for TC Disrupt SF
UATAG, Ukrainian startup was invited to participate in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF to demonstrate its solution in the Startup Alley and have been selected as a TC Top Pick in the Privacy & Security category!
UATAG team members are always pleased to take part in tech events globally. This time, they went to San Francisco to participate in one of the most famous conferences in the technology world - TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, hosted at the Moscone West Convention Center.
The event gathered around 9000 registrants, 1000 early-stage startups and exhibitors from all across the US and the world.
Previously, TechCrunch put out the call for pre-Series A startups and chose only five teams from each of these categories: AI, AR/VR, Blockchain, Biotech/Healthtech, Fintech, Gaming, Privacy/Security, Space, Mobility, Retail or Robotics/IoT/
UATAG beat the clock and have been selected as a TC Top Pick in the Privacy & Security category and won a free Startup Alley Exhibitor Package, which includes a one-day exhibit space in Startup Alley and three Founder passes.
UATAG exhibited at the Startup Alley on September 6, - the second day of the event. UATAG's booth visitors had a chance to participate in the #GlassBreakItChallenge. The rules were simple - participant had split two plates of glass with a hammer so that two identical patterns were formed. It was known in advance that it is impossible. Nevertheless, everyone who had heathen the glass with his all force received a charge of positive energy. #GlassBreakItChallenge photo report is on the FB page (https://www.facebook.com/
"TechCrunch's Disrupt SF is our most ambitious event ever. And I'm sure of one thing, it's that we extracted more insights and inspiration from this event than any before," claims Taras Rodtsevych, Founder of UATAG. "In fact, I think it was really amazing. We have received a lot of feedback about our authentication tag prototype from the attendees, and 95% of them were positive. So we can consider the possibility to scale in the US market soon.
Out of all the feedback we have found potential technical partners and investors here, companies and individuals, who expressed the desire become our local representative all over the world - in the USA, Japan, Europe. We got a lot of desired contacts. I believe, people, we met at Disrupt, can help us greatly with the company business development."
Wrapping up the TC Disrupt, UATAG founder was interviewed on the Showcase Stage by the TechCrunch editor Greg Kumparak and journalist from "Voice of America". The final videos will be published on the on the YouTube, TechCrunch and UATAG websites, once it is available.
"If you're serious about your startup, you're keeping it as real as ever, Disrupt is a perfect place to meet companies alike you, investors and partners, matchmake with awesome companies and mentors. It was an amazing experience for us that brought lots of new business opportunities, bright ideas, beautiful personalities!
Founded in July 2017, UATAG - is a Ukrainian based startup that offers back to back protection for world-class valuable items from counterfeiting using unique authentication tag and the blockchain. Product's originality is verified by visually comparing the unique crack pattern of the tag identifier with its electronic representation from the database on the screen on the customer's smartphone.
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, founded in June 2005. TechCrunch is dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. The company hosts major conferences and events, including the Disrupt series, The Crunchies Awards, and various meet-ups worldwide serving as community platforms for industry conversation and collaboration.
About TechCrunch Disrupt
First held in 2011, TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference hosted by TechCrunch - leading technology media in San Francisco, New York City, London, and Berlin. TechCrunch Disrupt is said to be one of the world's leading authorities in debuting revolutionary startups, new technologies, and key innovations. Disrupt gathers entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews and demonstrations.
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