SparkCharge showcased as top cleantech pick at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference in San Francisco

SparkCharge team

Syracuse University startup Spark Charge will be showcased as a top team at the world’s leading startup event, TechCrunch Disrupt, in San Francisco from October 2 to October 4. ‍SparkAmplify’s SP Index also picked Spark Charge as the top trending CleanTech startup selected for Disrupt SF 2019. SparkCharge launched as a student venture at the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at SU Libraries, graduating into incubation and acceleration space at the SyracuseCoE and Techstars Boston, and is now based at Greentown Labs in Somerville, MA and at 43North in Buffalo.

Techcrunch’s Disrupt convention brings emerging trends in the business of technology and the headlines of to life.  More than  400 press outlets attend Disrupt  to hear about game-changing founders, startups and technologies, and top players  in the startup world. At Disrupt SF, founders, investors, technologists and journalists discover the hottest companies in all aspects of tech but focused in on categories such as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, BioTech/HealthTech, Energy/CleanTech, FinTech, Gaming, IoT/Hardware, SaaS, and more.

The conference is known as an early showcase for many of the next billion dollar startups in the tech world.  TechCrunch reports on the business of technology, startups, venture capital funding, and previews disruptive companies that can change the world.

Top startups by category for Disrupt include:


1. SparkCharge — SparkCharge delivers ultra-fast charging to electric vehicles in the form of a mobile, modular, charger. We charge at a rate of one mile per minute, which is the fastest in the industry.

Hardware, Science and Engineering

1. Seoul Robotics — Seoul Robotics specializes in 3D perception engine for Lidar sensors to enable intelligent autonomous mobility.

Consumer Electronics

1.Tombot — Creates robotic animals that transform the daily lives of people facing health adversities.


1. SKOOP — SKOOP is working to build the nation’s largest network of moving digital billboards.


1. Vertoe — On-demand short term storage anywhere, anytime.