I paid $10 for one of the saddest sandwiches I've encountered in my entire life and spent nine hours a day underground. I listened to panels. To fireside chats. To one-on-ones. I saw Will Smith and Stephen Curry. I heard sentences like, "I want to talk a little bit about the velocity of iteration."
That's right, folks. I was at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, soaking in all the sights and sounds from one of the biggest events on the startup calendar. As such, we're going to mix things up a bit for this edition of The Weekend Pitch.
It was a relatively quiet week in the broader private-market universe; we'll get back to all the IPOs, buyouts and WeWork fallout seven days from now. Today, we turn our attention to the 15 things you need to know from my days at Disrupt: