Disrupt is TechCrunch’s flagship event where startup founders, investors, tech leaders and startup enthusiasts meet up to connect and shape the future of technology and innovation together. This year, on November 29-30, TC is bringing the renowned symposium to one of Europe’s most active tech hubs, Berlin. The event is designed to be an excellent platform for startups looking for funding, press coverage or an addition to their team. If you only go to one startup event this year, make it Disrupt! Here’s why.
Why (Early Stage) Startups Should Attend TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018
Barcelona startups! This is your chance to step up your game, appear in front of a large international audience, test yourselves and introduce your project on a European level.
So much more than just on-stage interviews, Disrupt is where you’ll find the renowned Startup Battlefield competition, hundreds of startups in Startup Alley, workshops and a plethora of networking opportunities. And it’s all about the startup founders. Here’s a handful of benefits you can gain from attending as (an early-stage) startup:
- Have conversations with investors, tech experts and potential customers – you could even secure your first funds or paying customers!
- Perfect your elevator pitch and gain confidence talking about your project.
- Receive exposure that you never had access to before. Having your name seen and heard at Disrupt will help you jump to the next step!
- Get media coverage, which us a crucial moment in the life of a startup at an early stage.
- Find support, inspiration, and mutually beneficial ways to collaborate with others.
Curious to hear from other early stage founders that have already attended Disrupt? Read about their experience here or go get your Founder Pass or Startup Alley Exhibitor Package – and don’t forget to use our discount code to get 15% off!
Startup Alley – Early Stage Startups Shine at Disrupt Berlin
Startup Alley is the heart of Disrupt Berlin where over 400 pre-series A startups and sponsors across all verticals will be showcasing their latest tech products, platforms and services. We want to see as many Barcelona startups represented there as possible, so time to sign up, everyone!
There is no deadline to buy your Disrupt SF Startup Alley Exhibitor Package, but early bird savings end on October 24.
Startup Battlefield – TechCrunch’s Premiere Startup Competition
Startup Battlefield brings the world’s top early-stage startups together on the Disrupt Main Stage to compete for the coveted Disrupt Cup, a $50,000 prize, and the attention of media and investors. Since appearing on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage, Startup Battlefield alumni have collectively raised over $8 billion and seen over 100 exits!
The judges include TechCrunch editors as well as top VCs and entrepreneurs. Past winners include names like Dropbox, Mint, Yammer, Zenefits, and many more. Applications to participate in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin are now closed. Whether you’re pitching or not, make sure you’re at the Disrupt Main stage to witness the legendary competition!
Looking for the schedule? Find the Disrupt Agenda here!
Get your pass using the code BCNSTARTUPNEWS to save 15%! And don’t forget, prices go up on October 24th!