Holy hardware, startup founders! You have only 24 hours left to apply to the Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12. This hardware-only pitch competitors, cousin to TechCrunch’s globe-renown Startup Battlefield, is a actual game-changer. Got hardware? Want to launch on a globe stage? Do. Not. Delay. Apply to compete in TC Hardware Battlefield 2019 prior to 11:59pm on August 14th.
What’s in it for you? Superb query. If you are chosen to compete, you will join a cadre of outstanding early-stage hardware startup to vie for a $25,000 prize along with international media and investor exposure. Come to Shenzhen, show the globe your revolutionary hardware and take your startup to the subsequent level.
We partnered with China’s TechNode, to make this Hardware Battlefield throughout the bigger TechCrunch Shenzhen show taking place November 9-12. We’ll take into consideration your startup if you meet these very simple standard needs.
- Submit your application by on August 14
- You need to have a minimally viable item to demo onstage
- Your item has received small if any, press coverage to date
- Your item need to be a hardware device or element
TechCrunch editors will closely vet certified applications and choose roughly 15 startups to compete. If you make the reduce, get prepared to roll up your sleeves and get to operate. You will obtain six weeks of totally free pitch coaching from our Battlefield editorial group. When it comes time to step onto the stage and provide your pitch, you will be calm, cool and on point.
Each group gets six minutes to pitch in front of a panel of judges comprised of specialist VCs, founders and technologists. They’ll hit you up with a difficult Q&A and if you make the very first reduce, you will repeat the approach all more than once again to a fresh set of judges.
Only a single startup will be hailed the Hardware Battlefield champion, but the intense investor and media focus can adjust the lives of any or all competitors. Oh, and here’s yet another perk. All participants join the ranks of the Startup Battlefield elite. Our Battlefield alumni neighborhood presently numbers 857 firms that have accumulated $8.9 billion in funding and 110 exits. Just assume of the prospective networking possibilities.
Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen requires place on November 11-12, but the application window closes at on August 14. Join us in China’s hardware heartland and launch your startup to the globe. Apply to compete ideal now.
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