Startup Battlefield bonus: Application deadline extended one week

Startup Battlefield bonus: Application deadline extended one week

This one goes out to all of the early-stage startup founders. Whether you’re overwhelmed by the state of the world, overworked — or procrastination is just an intrinsic a part of your DNA — it issues not. Here’s purpose to smile. We’re supplying you with an additional week to use to compete in Startup Battlefield throughout Disrupt 2020. Fill out your software earlier than the brand new deadline expires on June 26 at 11:59 pm (PT).

This is your second to seize a double fistful of alternative and step into a worldwide highlight. The digital Disrupt 2020 represents our largest viewing viewers and our largest launch platform ever — extra buyers, extra media and extra, nicely, the whole lot. If you’re chosen to compete in our premier pitch-off, you’ll go up in opposition to among the greatest early-stage startups world wide.

Here’s what’s at stake: Massive publicity that may — whether or not you win the battle or not — change the trajectory of your startup, a launch article on, a 6 week mini-training program with TC editorial, all of the perks of a Digital Disrupt Digital Pro cross (after which some) and a shot at $100,000, the Disrupt cup and all of the bragging rights.

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You’re eligible to use if your organization is early stage, has an MVP with a tech element (software program, {hardware} or platform) and hasn’t obtained a lot, if any, main media protection. Note: TechCrunch doesn’t cost any software or participation charges or take any fairness. We settle for founders from all backgrounds, geographies and industries.

Veteran TechCrunch Battlefield editors (such a choosy bunch) overview each software and choose startups that meet their discerning requirements for innovation and development potential. The digital competitors takes place throughout Disrupt 2020, which runs from Sept. 14 – 18.

Feel that flop sweat increase? Don’t stress. All competing founders obtain weeks of free professional teaching from TechCrunch. Your pitch, demo and enterprise mannequin will shine like by no means earlier than on sport day.

Startup Battlefield consists of two rounds. Each workforce has six minutes to pitch and demo to our panel of TC editors, professional VCs and prime entrepreneurs. Each workforce additionally faces a six-minute Q&A. Out of the unique cohort, a handful of groups will transfer to the finals — on the final day of Disrupt — and pitch once more to a brand new set of judges. They’ll select one workforce to take dwelling the title, the cup and the $100,000 prize.

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Let’s take a peek at what different alternatives Battlefield rivals take pleasure in.

  • Exhibit in Digital Startup Alley and demo your product to lots of of individuals
  • Network with CrunchMatch, our AI-powered platform. Use it to arrange digital 1:1 conferences with buyers, media, potential prospects or another startup influencers
  • Exclusive entry to Leading Voices Webinars: Hear prime business minds share their methods for adapting and thriving throughout and after the pandemic
  • A launch article that includes your startup on
  • A YouTube video promoted on
  • Free subscription to Extra Crunch
  • Free passes to future TechCrunch occasions

You’ll additionally be part of the likes of Vurb, Dropbox, GetAround, Mint, Yammer, Fitbit and different members of the Startup Battlefield Alumni group. This spectacular group, comprised (thus far) of 902 corporations, has collectively raised $9 billion and generated 115 exits.

Rejoice, you’ve gotten one additional week to use to compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt 2020. The new deadline expires on June 26 at 11:59 pm (PT). Don’t wait one other minute. Make essentially the most of this prolonged alternative.

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Is your organization fascinated with sponsoring or exhibiting at Disrupt 2020? Contact our sponsorship gross sales workforce by filling out this manner.


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