Replace: The occasion will now happen in January 2019, the next publish has been up to date with postponement info.
The clock is working out in your probability to compete within the very first TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Dubai hosted by Space 2071 in January 2019. The appliance window closes on January 25th, 2018 at 9 p.m. PST. Which means you’ve got simply 48 hours left to get the job achieved. Apply in the present day.
Startup Battlefield Dubai takes a distinct strategy than our earlier competitions. Let’s assessment, we could? First, we’re in search of early-stage startups with services or products within the following three classes: governance, logistics and distribution. TechCrunch editors will choose 5 contenders for every class to compete within the pitch-off.
When you’re nervous about pitching, don’t stress. We’ve acquired you coated. All 15 startups will obtain professional pitch-off teaching from TechCrunch editors, so that you’ll be at your greatest in entrance of each a dwell viewers and a worldwide one. Sure, the complete competitors will dwell stream all over the world on TechCrunch.com; you may watch it later on-demand, too.
Groups from every class could have six minutes to pitch their firm to a panel of judges with experience related to that given theme (count on a mixture of buyers, entrepreneurs and technologists). The judges will then have as much as six minutes to grill every group, so be ready — no softball questions right here.
The judges will slim the sector to 5 startups for a second spherical of pitching. And that brings us to Startup Battlefield Dubai’s second large distinction; we’ve added extra methods to win.
The judges will select one winner from every class and one grand-prize winner — the Startup Battlefield Dubai champion. All 4 successful groups obtain an invite to take part in Space 2071’s incubator program (together with lodging and visa sponsorship).
The United Arab Emirate’s new innovation hub, Space 2071 goals to assist develop firms seeking to remedy large challenges all over the world. Incubator individuals achieve entry to Space 2071’s community of company companions, authorities entities, designers and attorneys — invaluable steering for startups seeking to scale.
In fact, we’ve saved the perfect rewards for the Startup Battlefield Dubai champion. The grand-prize winner receives a US$50,000 money prize (TechCrunch takes no fairness or charges), and a paid journey for 2 to compete within the Startup Battlefield in San Francisco at Disrupt SF 2019 (if the corporate nonetheless qualifies on the time).
While you compete in a Startup Battlefield, whatever the final result, you be a part of the ranks of Battlefield alumni. This neighborhood consists of just about 800 firms which have collectively raised greater than $eight billion and produced greater than 100 exits. You would possibly acknowledge a couple of, resembling Mint, Dropbox, Yammer, TripIt, Getaround and Cloudflare. That is your probability to affix them.
You in all probability have a number of questions (like how we outline governance, logistics and distribution, what nations are eligible to take part and extra). Excellent news; we’ve got solutions, and also you’ll discover on our Startup Battlefield Dubai FAQ.
That is your alternative to introduce your organization to a worldwide viewers and take what you are promoting to a brand new stage. Don’t throw away your shot to compete in Startup Battlefield Dubai. Apply proper now.