48 hours left to apply for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF and win $100,000


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What’s in your to-do listing within the subsequent 48 hours? Transfer “launch my superior early-stage startup to the world” to the highest of the listing and apply to compete in the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-Four in entrance of 10,000 reside attendees and tens of hundreds on-line.

Your alternative to compete head-to-head towards a handpicked cadre of one of the best early-stage startups expires in simply 48 hours. It gained’t value you a dime to use or to compete. Examine that to the worth of a missed alternative.

Judging by purposes we’ve acquired to date, the Startup Battlefield at DSF ’19 guarantees to be an epic showdown. One winner will declare the storied Disrupt Cup and the $100,000 equity-free money prize — however all members profit from an enormous quantity of probably life-changing media and investor consideration.

Working example: All Startup Battlefield groups obtain personal pitch teaching with the TechCrunch group, entry to CrunchMatch — TechCrunch’s investor startup matching program, entry to non-public VIP receptions, the VIP remedy at Disrupt and exhibit area in Startup Alley for all three days.

And collaborating within the Battlefield supplies advantages lengthy after the competitors ends, too. Contemplate the Startup Battlefield alumni group. Since 2007, 857 corporations — together with Vurb, Dropbox, Mint, Yammer and extra — have competed in a Battlefield pitch-off and gone on to boost greater than $eight.9 billion in funding and generated 110 exits. You might be a part of the subsequent alumni wave.

Right here’s the way it all works. TechCrunch editors with a eager eye for profitable startups will vet each software. They’ll slender the sector to 15-25 distinctive corporations. Competing founders obtain in depth pitch teaching from our editors — without charge. You’ll be completely ready to step onto the Primary Stage come recreation day.

Every workforce has six-minutes to pitch and current a reside demo to a panel of judges — we’re speaking skilled VCs and techies all. And that’s adopted by a spherical of Q&A. When you make it by way of to the subsequent spherical, you’ll do all of it once more in entrance of a brand new set of judges.

All this fast-paced, nerve-wracking motion takes place in entrance of a stay viewers of hundreds, and we live-stream the complete occasion on TechCrunch.com, YouTube, Fb and Twitter. Plus, it’s out there later on-demand.

One standout startup will emerge to say the title, the Disrupt Cup and the $100,000. Will it's you? There’s just one solution to know for positive. Apply to the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Your alternative disappears in simply 48 hours!

How’d you want double your probabilities of standing in a Disrupt highlight? Merely apply for our TC Top Picks program, too. As a TC Prime Decide, you’ll obtain a free Startup Alley Exhibitor Package, VIP remedy and loads of media and investor publicity.