We’re searching for fearless early-stage startup founders who need to launch their enterprise on a worldwide stage. We’re speaking about competing in Startup Battlefield, our legendary, life-altering pitch-off that takes place at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-Four. Do you’ve gotten what it takes to be legendary? Apply proper right here and discover out. What have you ever bought to lose? Making use of and taking part in Startup Battlefield is free.
We’re not kidding after we say legendary. Since 2007, greater than 857 startups have competed, launched and now kind the Startup Battlefield alumni neighborhood. They’ve gone on to collectively elevate greater than $eight.9 billion in funding and produce greater than 110 exits. Compete within the Battlefield and also you’ll be part of this neighborhood that features auspicious names like Mint, Dropbox, Yammer, TripIt, Getaround and Cloudflare — to call only a few.
Right here’s how Startup Battlefield works. Discerning TechCrunch editors with a watch for profitable startups assessment all of the functions and can choose a cadre of 15-30 startups to compete. No matter the place you in the end place within the competitors, you’ll obtain an intense quantity of consideration from traders, media and potential prospects.
Every staff receives in depth — and free — pitch teaching from our Battlefield-tested editorial staff. You’ll be completely prepped and prepared come the large day. Whenever you step out onto the Major Stage, you’ll have simply six minutes to pitch and demo your product to our judges — comprised of knowledgeable VCs and techies — after which reply any questions they fireplace at you.
Spherical-one survivors go on to the ultimate spherical and pitch once more to a brand new set of judges, and from that spectacular discipline will come one excellent startup to hoist the Disrupt cup and lay declare to the — look ahead to it — $100,000 equity-free money prize.
And if that course of isn’t irritating sufficient, think about that each one this fast-paced pitching takes place in entrance of a stay viewers. We’re speaking 1000’s of tech icons, founders, press, traders — you identify it. We additionally live-stream your complete occasion to the world (and make it out there later on-demand) on TechCrunch.com, YouTube, Fb and Twitter. Heaps and plenty of superior publicity.
Startup Battlefield takes place at Disrupt SF 2019 on October 2-Four. Are you a startup legend ready to occur? There’s just one technique to discover out. Apply to compete in Startup Battlefield. Come and present us what you’ve bought.
For those who’re not able to compete within the Battlefield, why not apply for our TC Prime Picks program? For those who make the lower, you’ll obtain a free Startup Alley Exhibitor Package deal and loads of media and investor publicity.