Our global search continues, and today, we are calling on early-stage startups across Africa to apply for the Startup Battlefield 200 by Disruption 2023. The application window closes on May 15 at 11:59 PDT.
Africa: The Startup Battlefield is looking for 200 of your startups
The SB 200 is the premier competition of the startup world, and has a global reach. In the year The inaugural team, which debuted last year at Riot 2022, includes three impressive debuts from two African countries.
Apply to the Startup Battlefield 200 at TC Disruption 2023
Startups from all over Africa, TechCrunch is looking for you – and the application deadline is fast approaching! Don’t be late. Apply to Startup Battlefield 200 on May 15 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.
SB 200 membership comes with its own set of privileges, the first of which is the much-loved TechCrunch seal of approval. Then there’s the high (and priceless) investor and media interest. SB 200 founders also receive many free perks, benefits and opportunities.
Disruptive access – Including four complimentary passes and VIP access to all presentations, breakouts and tables.
Special workshops and master classes — SB 200 founders enjoy workshops in the weeks leading up to dissolution. You’ll also get exclusive pitch training from TechCrunch staff and a one-year TechCrunch+ membership.
Disturbing flash sound – That specialized training will come in handy when you step onto the stage and stand in front of investors and TechCrunch editors. Receive invaluable feedback and – who knows? You may even capture the interest of an investor.
Exhibition space on the show floor – SB 200 will be the only first-class start allowed to be displayed on the Riot.
Saving the best for last – All SB 200 founders have a shot at competing for $100,000 in the Startup Battlefield pitch competition. TechCrunch editors will select 20 startups from the SB 200 Startup Battlefield to be the finalists. The founders of those 20 companies will be featured at TechCrunch, receive personal pitch coaching and then pitch live on stage in front of a disruptive audience. The eventual winner will take home $100,000 in equity-free, no-strings-attached prize money and all the honors.
If you are on the fence about applying, Listen to Inside Startup Battlefield, our four-part podcast that explains why the Startup Battlefield competition is a great place to launch your product. You’ll get an insider’s view of the benefits you can get if you’re selected.
Africa, show us your best, game-changing startups! Apply for Startup Battlefield 200 on May 15 at 11:59 p.m. PDT if you want to take your startup global. We want to see you in San Francisco this September!
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