Our search continues for audacious early-stage startup founders to take part in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-Four. However the alternative clock is operating down rapidly. You’ve only one extra week to step up and apply to our legendary pitch competitors — and launch your startup to the world. Don’t wait — fill out the appliance right this moment.
Making use of is easy, and it doesn’t value a factor. Neither does competing, however the choice course of is aggressive. TechCrunch editors with years of Startup Battlefield expertise totally vet each applicant. They’ll choose anyplace from 15-30 startups to go head-to-head at Disrupt SF ’19.
What’s at stake? The successful founders obtain the coveted Disrupt Cup, $100,000 in equity-free money they usually change into the media and investor darlings of Disrupt SF. That’ll do wonders to your backside line, and it could possibly launch your organization to the subsequent stage and past.
However even should you don’t take the title, you continue to win. TechCrunch shines a shiny highlight on all Startup Battlefield individuals, they usually obtain an enormous quantity of media and investor consideration. Plus, each competing staff turns into a part of the Startup Battlefield alumni neighborhood of greater than 850 startups — a gaggle that’s collectively raised greater than $eight.9 billion in funding and produced greater than 110 exits. You’ll be alongside names like Mint, Dropbox, Yammer, TripIt, Getaround and Cloudflare — that’s some good networking territory.
Don’t fear about Predominant Stage jitters. All groups obtain free in-depth pitch teaching from our Startup Battlefield-tested editorial staff. You’ll be primed and able to ship a six-minute pitch and a reside demo to our judges — a panel of skilled VCs and tech consultants. You then’ll reply any questions they throw at you.
Chosen finalists will go on to spherical two — one other pitch, demo and query session in entrance of a contemporary set of judges. All of the judges confer after which declare the general Startup Battlefield champion. The entire shebang takes place in entrance of 1000’s of influential technologists, founders, journalists and buyers. We additionally live-stream the complete occasion to the world (and make it obtainable later on-demand) on TechCrunch.com, YouTube, Fb and Twitter.
Not fairly able to tackle Startup Battlefield? We’re searching for excellent startups to apply for our TC Prime Picks program. If chosen, you’ll obtain a free Startup Alley Exhibitor Bundle, VIP therapy and a great deal of media and investor publicity.
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