Ach du lieber, menschen! The application deadline for your opportunity to contend in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin is this Monday, September 25 at 5 p.m. PT. It is time to cancel your weekend plans, quit procrastinating, hunker down and get it finished.
Only 1 early-phase startup will wander away from the Battlefield keeping a check for $50,000 and the Disrupt Cup. But each and every participant added benefits from the skilled coaching tips, exposure to intercontinental media and traders and the unparalleled networking connections. Eugenia Kuyda, CEO of Luka, expert the added benefits of competing in Startup Battlefield firsthand.
“Battlefield completely altered the activity for Luka we acquired a insane sum of inbound interest from traders and media. It assisted us get out of the nearby market we had been operating in — plus, soon after Battlefield we acquired into Y Combinator. It also assisted us polish our pitch, which was essential though fundraising. ”
At final depend, the Startup Battlefield alumni roster includes 648 providers that have collectively lifted $6.9 million in funding and created 95 exits. You may possibly have listened to of a couple, like Fitbit, Dropbox, Yammer and Mint.
Here’s rapid glimpse at how Startup Battlefield performs. Somewhere around 15 to 30 contributors get 6 minutes on the Disrupt key phase to pitch their item and present a dwell demo to a panel of judges (consisting of traders, business owners, technologists and TechCrunch editors) — adopted by a rigorous Q&A.
The judges commonly decide on four to 6 finalists for 1 final spherical of pitching, then choose a winner and a runner-up. All this takes area in front an viewers of a number of thousand, and it is dwell-streamed around the world on the TechCrunch web site.
Here’s additional superior news making use of and taking part in Startup Battlefield is absolutely free. TechCrunch does not demand charges or take equity from the contributors. Does your organization qualify to contend? Check out our eligibility necessities. Depth oriented? Study even additional about Startup Battlefield.
The next Startup Battlefield takes area at Disrupt Berlin on December 4-5, 2017 at Arena Berlin, Eichenstraße 412435. What could competing in Startup Battlefield do for your organization? You will under no circumstances know if you never go. Apply here today.
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