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The TechCrunch NYC Party: Web 2.0 East

While I didn't make it out to San Francisco for Web 2.0 earlier this month, I felt like I was at the East Coast version last night at the TechCrunch party.
While I didn't make it out to San Francisco for Web 2.0 earlier this month, I felt like I was at the East Coast version last night at the TechCrunch party.The TechCrunch partay was at NYC nightclub BED and included Webheads, tons of marketing people, investors looking for the next big thing, biz dev people from mainstream media firms desperate to keep their jobs, and bloggers galore.

There were plenty of start-ups on hand, ranging from companies that have been around since 2000 to tiny operations that seemed as though they were founded on the spot.

Here are the trends I spotted: