One dozen days. That’s how most time we have left to apply for a Startup Battlefield during Disrupt Berlin 2017. If we wish to deliver your early-stage association to a world, there’s no improved place to do so than from a Startup Battlefield categorical stage. It’s a premier rising pad for startups, as Battlefield alumni — like Mint, Dropbox, Yammer and TripIt — can attest.
Can competing in Startup Battlefield unequivocally launch your business? A discerning demeanour during a numbers shows that, as of Feb 2017, 648 companies that participated in a Battlefield have lifted $6.9 billion and generated a sum of 95 exits. This is your event to join their ranks.
Here’s how Startup Battlefield works. TechCrunch selects anywhere between 15-30 of a tip early-stage startups to strive for a $50,000 check and possession of a Disrupt Cup. And — some contend this is a best partial of competing in a Battlefield — all participants will advantage from a tellurian media bearing and financier networking opportunities.
Each group gets 6 mins to representation their association and to benefaction a live product demo to a Battlefield judges, who follow adult immediately with a severe QA. In further to TechCrunch editors, a row of judges have enclosed in a past names like Eileen Burbidge (Passion Capital), Sonali De Rycker (Accel), Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital) and Carlos Eduardo Espinal (Seedcamp).
After a initial turn of pitches, a judges slight a competing margin to approximately 4-6 finalists. Those finalists representation a second time to a new row of judges who, along with TechCrunch editors, name a leader and a runner-up.
Startup Battlefield pitches all take place in front of an assembly of several thousand people, and they’re live-streamed to a world-wide assembly on a TechCrunch homepage. A TechCrunch editor will also write a post about any Battlefield member during their presentation, and yield participating startups even some-more bearing to successful media and investors.
If that’s not adequate to get we clicking over to a focus site, cruise this: Applying won’t cost we a thing, and Startup Battlefield contestants also get giveaway tickets to Disrupt Berlin and a giveaway demo counter in Startup Alley.
Startup Battlefield takes place during Disrupt Berlin, Dec 4-5, 2017 during Arena Berlin, Eichenstraße 412435. Applications are open, and a deadline is Sep 25 during 5 p.m. PT. You have one dozen days left. Apply here today.
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