Author: Leslie Hitchcock

Want a free ticket to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018?

TECHCRUNCH We’re entering the final days leading up to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018, which takes place on 11 December. We have our passports, we’re packing our bags and we can’t wait to arrive in Lagos, Nigeria to watch 15 of the continent’s best startups launch to the world. Will you be there cheering the competitors and celebrating the richness of Africa’s growing startup scene? We’ve sold out of tickets to the day-long event, but — and this is great news — we set aside a limited quantity of tickets that we’re giving away for free. If you want one,...

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Don’t miss out on free tickets to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

TECHCRUNCH Sorry folks. If you wanted to buy a ticket to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 you’re out of luck. We’re sold out. However, you could be one of the lucky few to score a free ticket to our day-long startup-pitch extravaganza in Lagos, Nigeria on 11 December. We have a limited number of tickets available, so apply for your free ticket here — before they’re all gone. Don’t miss 15 of the continent’s top early-stage startup founders as they launch their companies on a global stage in front of a live, enthusiastic audience. Choosing the Startup Battlefield competitors from hundreds of applications was no easy feat — a testament to the depth and creativity of the region’s growing startup scene. A quick reminder of how Startup Battlefield works. The 15 teams compete in three preliminary rounds — five startups per round. They get only six minutes to pitch and present a live demo to a panel of expert technologists and VC investors. After each pitch, the judges have six minutes to grill the team with tough questions. That’s when all the free pitch-coaching they received from TechCrunch editors will come in handy. If you’re curious about the judges, here are just a few of the many experts we’ve tapped to pick the Startup Battlefield champion. Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder and chief executive of blueMoon, Ethiopia’s first youth agribusiness/agritech incubator and seed...

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Users Guide to Disrupt Berin 2018

TECHCRUNCH Disrupt Berlin approaches with just a few days until things kick things off. We have an all-star lineup that only TechCrunch can assemble, and we’re expecting our largest number of attendees yet. Check out our star-packed agenda here. Here are all the deets you need to make for a stellar conference experience. Location TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin will be taking place on 29-30 November at Arena Berlin (Eichenstraße 4, 12435 Berlin). Transit Please take public transportation and/or rideshare to the venue — there is no parking available. Registration Hours & Check In Thursday: Registration opens at 7:30 and closes...

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Disrupt Berlin 2018 starts tomorrow

TECHCRUNCH Disrupt Berlin 2018’s two program-packed days of startup mania kicks into high gear tomorrow, 29 November. And that, dear readers, can mean only one thing. This is your absolute last chance to buy a pass and attend Europe’s top tech conference for early-stage startups. We’re looking at all of you last-minute decision makers, put-off procrastinators, all-around wafflers and anyone else in the startup scene who suddenly realized they can’t afford to miss out on this opportunity. Late registration savings ends today at midnight CET, 28 November. It’s last call. Go buy your pass to Disrupt Berlin right now....

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Apply for a free ticket to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

TECHCRUNCH Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 takes place in less than two weeks, and we have a classic good news/bad news situation to share with all you startup fans. First up, the bad news. We are completely sold out of our $10 tickets. And now for the good news (drum roll, please). We have a very limited supply of tickets that we will offer for free. What’s the catch? If you want to attend Startup Battlefield Africa on 11 December in Lagos, Nigeria, you must simply apply for a free ticket here. That’s it. Pretty easy, right? If you’re part...

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Late registration discounts to Disrupt Berlin 2018 end tomorrow

TECHCRUNCH We’re in the home stretch of Disrupt Berlin 2018. The conference kicks off in just two days, and if you want to attend, the time is officially now o’clock — late registration closes tomorrow on 28 November. Once that happens, it’s auf Wiedersehen. See you next time. Don’t let that happen. Buy your pass to Disrupt Berlin today. Disrupt Berlin is where you need to be to place your company, products and ideas in front of European and international startup movers and shakers. Last year, we hosted 2,600 attendees and 416 Startup Alley exhibitors, and we’re on track to...

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Cyber Monday Special: Buy a pass to Disrupt Berlin 2018 and snag a $200 gift

TECHCRUNCH Disrupt Berlin 2018 kicks off in just three days, the holidays are upon us, and we here at TechCrunch are feelin’ the season. What better way to celebrate both events than to share the spirit of entrepreneurism and gift-giving with a Cyber Monday special. Today — and today only — when you buy any pass to Disrupt Berlin 2018 (excluding student and government passes) you’ll get to select a gift (up to a $200 USD value not including tax or shipping) from the TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide. It’s our annual, curated list of all the really good stuff. Whatever puts...

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Black Friday only: 2-for-1 Innovator passes to Disrupt Berlin 2018

TECHCRUNCH We love a great deal almost as much as we love early-stage startups. So, we decided to combine both into an awesome Black Friday mashup for Disrupt Berlin 2018. Europe’s premier tech startup conference takes place next week on 29-30 November, and this is your chance to save some serious euros. For the next 24 hours, you can buy two Innovator passes to Disrupt Berlin for the price of one — that’s €1,184, VAT included. The clock runs out on this Black Friday special at midnight, CET, so don’t wait. Buy your 2-4-1 Innovator passes now. Innovator passes...

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