Imagine what $100,000 money could do for your startup dreams. If you’re an early-level startup founder determined to take your business to the top, it’s moment to stop dreaming and get down to the serious task of competing in Startup Battlefield, our premier pitch-off that takes place at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-4.
stride one is ridiculously quick and simple. Simply fill out this application form. Applying to and participating in Startup Battlefield is 100% free, so you have absolutely nothing to lose. Let’s get ‘er done!
Our Battlefield-tested TechCrunch editors have a knack for spotting greatness, and they’ll pour over every application to choose 15-30 startups to contest. Each team receives extensive coaching — again from experienced TechCrunch editors and again, at no cost.
You’ll be prepared to take your shot in the form of a six-minute pitch to a panel of skillful VCs and tech leaders. Then they’ll pepper you with questions. If you make it into the second and final circular, you’ll face a disparate set of judges, dispatch your pitch again and survive another probing Q&A. From that final team, one exceptional startup will triumph $100,000 in equity-free money and hoist the Disrupt cup. And it could be you.
The action is swift and enrage, and it all takes place on the Disrupt Main level in front of a live audience of thousands, including tech movers and shakers, investors and more than 400 media outlets. Plus, we live-stream the entire tournament on TechCrunch.com, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. And it’s available later on-demand.
You don’t even have to triumph the $100,000 to reap wonderful benefits. In addition to exhibiting in Startup Alley all three days of the show, Battlefield participants get media and investor attention, invitations to VIP events, free passes to future TechCrunch events and complimentary subscriptions to more Crunch.
Plus, you’ll become part of the mythical Startup Battlefield alumni community. That team, which numbers more than 850 tough, has collectively raised more than $8.9 billion in funding and produced more than 110 exits. You might recognize some of the companies, like Mint, Dropbox, Yammer, TripIt, Getaround and Cloudflare to name just a few.
Startup Battlefield takes place at Disrupt SF 2019 on October 2-4. Are you prepared to combat to make your dream a reality? registerly to contest in Startup Battlefield today.
superb news, startup founders. There’s more than one route to showcase your early-level startup at Disrupt SF 2019. We’re looking for magnificent startups to registerly for our TC Top Picks software. If we choose your company, you’ll collect a free Startup Alley Exhibitor Package, VIP treatment and plenty of media and investor exposure.
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