Author: Samantha Stein

These are the 15 startups participating in Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield

TECHCRUNCH Each year, TechCrunch selects early-stage startups from a pool of thousands across the globe, and selects the top innovators to compete in Startup Battlefield. Over the next two days at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2017, a select few will vie for $50,000 and the coveted Disrupt Cup. Our founders are focused on innovations aimed at disrupting all around us: Their innovations could reshape deep-rooted enterprise practices centered around training robots, automotive value chains, auditing practices, credit scoring, equipment maintenance, warehouse supply chains and internet infrastructure. They’re also trying to dethrone accepted consumer products used for medical diagnostics, injury rehabilitation,...

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These are the 15 startups participating in Startup Battlefield Australia

TECHCRUNCH On Thursday, November 16th in Sydney, Australia, the first Startup Battlefield Australia kicks off with 15 startups competing to win the competition, $25,000 Australian dollars cash plus an all expense paid trip to Disrupt SF 2018. The day is packed with an amazing lineup of speakers who will share their knowledge and expertise about technology in Australia and New Zealand. But the real star of the show is going to be the Startup Battlefield. The show starts at 9:00am AEDT on Thursday, November 16, which is 5:00pm EST (2:00pm PST) on Wednesday, November 15. Startup Battlefield Australia Companies Session 1:...

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These are the 15 startups participating in Startup Battlefield Africa

TECHCRUNCH  On Wednesday, October 11 at 9:00 AM EAT in Nairobi, Kenya, the first Startup Battlefield Africa kicks off and is available for viewing with this livestream. TechCrunch is honored to host this event and here’s the startups presenting at the event. Startup Battlefield Africa Companies: Session 1 – Productivity and Utility at  9:35 AM:  WeCashUp, Form+, Delivery Science, Abacus… Read...

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Startup Battlefield applications for Disrupt Berlin close this Monday

TECHCRUNCH Ach du lieber, menschen! The application deadline for your chance to compete in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin is this Monday, September 25 at 5 p.m. PT. It’s time to cancel your weekend plans, stop procrastinating, hunker down and get it done. Only one early-stage startup will walk away from the Battlefield holding a check for $50,000 and the Disrupt Cup. But every participant benefits from the expert coaching advice, exposure to international media and investors and the unparalleled networking connections. Eugenia Kuyda, CEO of Luka, experienced the benefits of competing in Startup Battlefield firsthand. “Battlefield...

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Announcing Startup Battlefield at Disrupt San Francisco

TECHCRUNCH Each year, TechCrunch selects early-stage startups from a pool of thousands across the globe, and selects the top innovators to compete in Startup Battlefield. Over the next three days at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017, a select few will vie for $50,000 and the coveted Disrupt Cup. Our founders are using VR for precision spinal surgery and emotional recognition. They are using biotech for pathogen detection, personalized cancer treatments, and even gender detection in eggs. They are removing the need for commercial photo studios, and annoying cords to charge devices. Of course, they are also helping to protect your data...

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Only one week left to apply for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin

TECHCRUNCH Seven days, 168 hours or 10,080 minutes; you can crunch the numbers any way you like, but you still have only one week left to apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017. We get it; you’re busy building something great. But you seriously don’t want to miss out on Startup Battlefield — it’s one of the best ways to introduce that greatness to the rest of the world. We’re not the only people who hold that opinion. Consider what Brian Pokorny, of SV Angel, says about the value of competing in Startup Battlefield: “Disrupt Battlefield provides...

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Gear up for Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield and apply today

TECHCRUNCH One dozen days. That’s how much time you have left to apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017. If you want to introduce your early-stage company to the world, there’s no better place to do so than from the Startup Battlefield main stage. It’s the premier launching pad for startups, as Battlefield alumni — like Mint, Dropbox, Yammer and TripIt — can attest. Can competing in Startup Battlefield really launch your business? A quick look at the numbers shows that, as of February 2017, 648 companies that participated in a Battlefield have raised $6.9 billion and...

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24 hours to submit your startup for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Australia

TECHCRUNCH Hey Australian startups! What can you do in the next 24 hours to radically change the trajectory of your business? Apply for Startup Battlefield Australia! 15 early stage startups will be selected to receive expert pitching coaching from TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield team, before competing on our global stage on November 16th. We’re T-minus 24 hours until applications close for Startup Battlefield Australia, so submit your application by September 11 at 12 pm PT for the chance to compete in front of tech’s brightest investors and entrepreneurs for a $25,000 AUD cash prize and an all-expense paid trip for...

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