One week, seven days or 10,080 minutes. Irrespective of the way you slice it, time is working quick if you wish to compete in Startup Battlefield — the premier startup-pitch competitors going down at Disrupt San Francisco 2018 on September 5-7. Functions shut in only one week, so get your self collectively and apply right now.
Why wouldn’t you? It received’t price you something to use or to take part. No charges, that’s our motto. And since that is our greatest Disrupt occasion ever, we celebrated by supersizing the grand prize to a really hefty $100,000 (that’s equity-free money, of us).
Nonetheless want unsure the advantages of competing outweigh the hassle of making use of? Startup Battlefield is the perfect platform for launching your organization to the world. And that’s not simply our opinion. Cathy Han is the CEO of 42 Technologies, a web-based retail analytics platform. Right here’s what she says about her firm’s Startup Battlefield experience.
“Launching on Battlefield helped us rise above the noise, and it put us on the radar of shoppers, buyers and expertise early on. We additionally met a neighborhood of wonderful founders and the household at TechCrunch, who’ve helped us develop ever since. For those who’re launching a brand new firm or product, that is the stage you need to be on.”
For those who’re chosen by our crew of extremely discriminating editors, you’ll obtain knowledgeable pitch teaching to get you primed and able to do battle. Groups get six minutes to make their pitch to an knowledgeable panel of judges — after which reply any questions the judges might have for them.
The Battlefield stage has a reside viewers full of actually 1000’s of entrepreneurs, tech founders, buyers and media. We additionally live-stream it to the world on TechCrunch.com, YouTube, Fb and Twitter. And it’ll be accessible later, on demand. It’s the type of publicity startup founders dream of experiencing.
And should you do compete, your organization turns into a part of a really unique membership: The Startup Battlefield alumni neighborhood. This group of greater than 800 corporations has collectively raised greater than $eight billion in funding and produced greater than 100 exits. Chances are you’ll acknowledge a number of of them: Mint, Dropbox, Yammer, Fitbit, Getaround and Cloudflare. That’s some rarified firm.