Here’s an exciting respite for time-strapped or procrastination-prone startup founders. We are extending the application deadline for Startup Battlefield 200! Try your hand at joining this elite group for a new and exciting opportunity at TechCrunch Disrupt. It is full of advantages and possibilities.
Do not be too long : Apply for the Startup Battlefield 200 in August 5 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
TechCrunch editors will review each application, and the companies they choose for this curated cohort will be the only startups allowed to exhibit at Disrupt. From this cohort, TechCrunch will select 20 companies to be finalists in the Startup Battlefield pitch competition.
We have mentioned the advantages. Find out what SBF 200 startups will enjoy at Disrupt October 18-20 in San Francisco.
Full and free access to Disrupt: SBF 200 founders attend Disrupt for free and receive VIP access to all presentations, workshops and panel discussions.
Free exhibition space during the three days of the show: The SBF 200 will be the only early-stage startups allowed to exhibit at Disrupt. Pay-to-play is gone, and no one can buy their way onto the show floor.
IInvestor interest and media exposure: The TechCrunch seal of approval isn’t easy to get, and it carries weight in the startup world. You can bet that investors looking for future unicorns and journalists looking for the next big story will gravitate around the SBF 200.
Workshops and pitch training: SBF 200 founders will be invited to exclusive workshops and masterclasses. They will receive special pitch training from TechCrunch staff and a free year of TechCrunch+ membership.
Flash-pitch in front of TechCrunch investors and publishers: This special training will come in handy when it comes time to make your pitch count. You will receive invaluable feedback, and who knows? You might even pique the interest of an investor.
A chance to compete for $100,000 in Startup Battlefield: We saved the best for last. TechCrunch editors will select 20 startups from the SBF 200 to be Startup Battlefield finalists. The founders of these 20 companies will receive private pitch coaching, be featured on TechCrunch, and present live on stage in front of the entire Disrupt audience. The ultimate winner takes home the $100,000 no-equity prize and all the glory.
TechCrunch Disrupt takes place in San Francisco from October 18-20 with an online day on October 21. Take full advantage of this one-week reprieve and apply for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 200 by August 5 at 11:59 p.m. PT!
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