TechCrunch is thrilled to inform the 20 companies pitching in Startup Battlefield. Founders from around the sector will seemingly be connecting in remotely to pitch reside on the digital TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 stage. Our best batch to this level, startups will seemingly be vying for $100,000 in equity-free prize money and the glory of tier-1 investors and world press.
The competition is stiff. The selected startups fetch undergone a rigorous utility direction of, with a 2% acceptance price. This yr’s batch is distinctive. From green engine glean to social networking video instruments, GIS development administration to central American banking platforms for girls, and adaptive Sub-Saharan African transportation to healthcare affordability, these companies construct groundbreaking innovations of their verticals. Startups featured shuffle the gamut — water conserving vertical farming in India, display-much less interfaces, security tech, multi-lingual adaptive kids’s finding out toys and even 3D-printed rocket gasoline.
Groups fetch expert for weeks with the Startup Battlefield crew to hone their pitches, polish their reside demos and crimson meat up their enterprise open strategy. Monday thru Thursday, startups will pitch reside for six minutes, followed by a six-minute Q&A session with our expert judges. On Friday, the finalist companies selected will pitch all all over again for the supreme Startup Battlefield spherical — this time with a brand new location of judges.
Startup Battlefield begins on Monday, September 14th at 10: 30 a.m. Pacific Time, with Startup Battlefield moderator and TechCrunch Senior Creator Anthony Ha. To stare the reside stream merely log in to TechCrunch.com. Probabilities are you’ll perchance presumably additionally kind access to the stout Disrupt 2020 abilities right here.
Let’s test out the companies:
Session 1: 10: 30 a.m. – 11: 35 a.m. PT
Session 2: 10: 30 a.m. – 11: 35 a.m. PT
Session 3: 10: 30 a.m. – 11: 35 a.m. PT
Session 3: 10: 40 a.m. – 11: 45 a.m. PT
Finals birth at 10: 40 a.m. PT. Corporations will seemingly be provided on-line Thursday night.
*As a a part of Startup Alley, companies are eligible for the Wild Card. These are the companies selected for Wild Card and may perhaps perchance perchance compete in Startup Battlefield. They’re selected only days before the occasion.