TechCrunch is thrilled to announce the 20 firms pitching in Startup Battlefield. Over the subsequent 5 days, founders from around the globe might be connecting in remotely to pitch stay on the digital TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 stage. Our best batch to-date, startups might be vying for $100,000 in equity-free prize cash, the eye of tier-1 traders and world press.
The competitors is stiff. The chosen startups have undergone a rigorous utility course of, with a 2% acceptance fee. This yr’s batch is outstanding. From inexperienced engine design to social networking video instruments, GIS development administration to central American banking platforms for ladies, adaptive Sub-Saharan African transportation to healthcare affordability , these firms make floor breaking improvements of their verticals. Startups featured run the gamut – water conserving vertical farming in India, screen-less interfaces, safety tech, multi-lingual adaptive kids’s studying toys, and even 3-D printed rocket gasoline.
Groups have educated for weeks with the Startup Battlefield workforce to hone their pitches, polish their stay demos, and strengthen their enterprise launch technique. Monday by means of Thursday, startups will pitch stay for six minutes adopted by a six minute Q&A session with our knowledgeable judges. On Friday, the finalist firms chosen will pitch once more for the ultimate Startup Battlefield spherical – this time with a brand new set of judges.
Startup Battlefield begins on Monday, September 14th at 10:30am Pacific Time, with Startup Battlefield moderator and TechCrunch Senior Author Anthony Ha. To observe the stay stream merely log in to TechCrunch.com. You can too acquire entry to the total Disrupt 2020 expertise here.
Let’s take a look at the businesses:
Session 1: 10:30am – 11:35am PT
Session 2: 10:30am – 11:35am PT
Session 3: 10:30am – 11:35am PT
Session 3: 10:40am – 11:45am PT
Finals start at 10:40am PT. Firms might be introduced on-line Thursday night time.
*As part of Startup Alley, firms are eligible for the Wild Card. These are the businesses chosen for Wild Card and may compete in Startup Battlefield. They’re chosen solely days earlier than the occasion.