Application Deadline: July 31 2013
Startup Battlefield, is the premiere startup launch competition by TechCrunch. Over the next several weeks, hopeful founders and entrepreneurs will give their young, unseen startup companies the opportunity to launch on technology’s biggest stage in front of an all-star panel consisting of the biggest innovators, angels, VCs and influencers in the Tech community. Up for grabs is the €40,000 prize and the coveted “Disrupt Cup,” a wealth of press exposure and new open doors.
TechCrunch is bringing its famous Disrupt event to Europe for the first time! The event is in Berlin, Germany with the Hackathon on Oct. 26-27 and Entrepreneurship Panels, Startup Battlefield Competition and Startup Alley exhibition on Oct. 28-29. The opportunity to apply and attend is provided to CRDF Global startup entrepreneurs and their friends globally!
ABOUT THE STARTUP BATTLEFIELD
15 startups will be selected to travel to Berlin for TechCrunch DISRUPT Europe 2013 to pitch to a team of world class entrepreneurs and investors. The winner will receive $50,000, the “Disrupt Cup,” and an immense amount of attention from investors and media. Applications are open until July 31, and successful applicants attend the event free of charge.
Applications to the 2013 TechCrunch Berlin Disrupt Startup Battlefield are open now, you can applyhere.
TechCrunch will review applications on a rolling basis, so it’s to your advantage to submit as soon as you are ready. Due to strong demand, TechCrunch will be unable to review applications more than once, so please do not submit a draft application before you are ready for final consideration.
PowerPoint slides and video demos are optional but highly encouraged. We reserve the right not to review applications without video demos based on application volume. We look forward to reviewing your application.
All Submissions are confidential unless otherwise permitted by applicants on the application form.
To compete in the Startup Battlefield, at time of application submission startups must be live for less than three months.
In selecting final contestants, we will give heavy preference to companies that launch for the first time to the public and press at TechCrunch Disrupt. We consider new products from existing companies to be significant. Due to the limited number of competition slots on stage, companies launching new feature sets do not qualify as launch companies. The competition will take place in Berlin, but companies from around the globe are welcome to submit their startups for consideration.
- TechCrunch will use your primary contact’s email address for all follow-up correspondence.
- Please save a draft of your application until you are ready to submit for final consideration. Use your login credentials to return to your draft.
- We review applications on a rolling basis, so it’s to your advantage to submit as soon as you are ready. Due to strong demand, we are unable to review applications more than once, so please do not submit a draft application before you are ready for final consideration.
- Applications are due by Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11:59pm PT.
- You will receive a confirmation page once you submit your application.
Companies that have presented at other public launch events are not eligible for Startup Battlefield. If you’re choosing between launch platforms and need an early decision, please apply and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll priority review your application.
To apply, start here: http://techcrunch.com/events/