The movement we take within a subsequent 48 hours could change your life. That’s how most time we have left to request to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, a world-renowned representation competition, that takes place at Disrupt Berlin 2018 on Nov 29-30. The focus deadline expires on Aug 20th during 9 p.m. PST. Don’t rubbish another notation — apply right here, right now.
TechCrunch Startup Battlefield is a things of Silicon Valley legend. Some of today’s biggest names in tech launched their early-stage startup in a premier representation competition. Companies like Vurb, Dropbox, Mint, Yammer, TripIt and more. Since 2007, some-more than 750 companies have competed (and now form a alumni community), collectively lifted $8 billion in appropriation and generated 102 exits. Not. Too. Shabby.
This is your event to join that august alumni organisation — can we usually suppose a networking possibilities? But reason on, we’re removing forward of ourselves. Here’s what we need to know about requesting and competing.
TechCrunch editors, who clearly have a pointy eye for selecting successful startups, investigate any application. They’ll collect a founders of roughly 15 early-stage startups to go head-to-head in a Startup Battlefield competition. This is a rarely rival vetting process, and a acceptance rate typically hovers around 3 percent.
The founders of any group accept giveaway representation coaching (from a consultant editors), and they’ll be rehearsed and prepared to step onto a TechCrunch Main Stage in front of a live throng numbering in a thousands. Not to make we sweat, though that assembly is filled with investors, a really people who can make your dreams come true.
Teams have usually 6 mins to benefaction a live demo to a renowned row of investors and entrepreneurs. Following any pitch, a judges get 6 mins to put any group by their paces by seeking a array of tough questions.
Next comes turn two, and usually 5 teams will make a cut to representation again — to a uninformed set of judges — and continue another turn of probing questions.
Remember that live audience? It’s also filled with media outlets looking to write adult a subsequent large thing. Plus, we live-stream a whole Startup Battlefield foe to a tellurian assembly on TechCrunch.com, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (and make it accessible later, on-demand). It’s overwhelming bearing — for all participating teams — that travels opposite Europe and around a world. Of course, a winners do get a bit some-more prerogative — namely a bragging rights, a Disrupt Cup and a $50,000 grand prize. That’s equity-free income money, friends.
This is a classical nothing-to-lose and everything-to-gain scenario. Don’t lay this one out. Come and launch your startup to a vital influencers in a European and tellurian tech scene.