Asserting TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Latin America in São Paulo on Nov. 8 – TechCrunch

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TechCrunch is labored as much as announce that the Startup Battlefield Latin America is coming to São Paulo on November Eight this yr. That’s the major event TechCrunch has ever held in Latin America, and we’re all in to make it a memorable one to assist the fast-emerging startup ecosystem throughout the space.

The Startup Battlefield is TechCrunch’s premier startup rivals, which over the earlier 12 years has positioned 750 corporations on stage to pitch excessive VCs and TechCrunch editors. These founders have gone on to elevate higher than $Eight billion and produce higher than 100 exits. Startup Battlefield Latin America objectives in order so as to add 15 good founders from Latin America to those elite ranks.

Proper right here’s how the rivals works. Founders might apply now to participate in Startup Battlefield. Any early stage (pre-A spherical) agency with a working product headquartered in an eligible Latin American nation (see guidelines below) might apply. Functions shut August 6. TechCrunch editors will evaluation the needs and, based on which candidates have the strongest potential for an enormous exit of important societal affect, select 15 to compete on November 8. TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield crew will work intensively with each founding crew to hone their six-minute pitch to perfection.

Then it’s sport day. The 15 corporations will take the stage at São Paulo’s Tomie Ohtake Institute in entrance of a reside viewers of 500 people to pitch top-tier VC judges. The judges and TechCrunch editors will select 5 for a finals spherical. These lucky finalists will face a up to date crew of judges, and one will emerge as a result of the winner of the first-ever Startup Battlefield Latin America. The winner takes residence $25,000 and a go to for two to the next Disrupt, the place they may exhibit free of price throughout the Startup Alley and may also qualify to participate throughout the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt. Sweet deal. All Startup Battlefield durations could be captured on video and posted on TechCrunch.com.

It’s an experience no founder would wish to overlook, considering the prospect to hitch the ranks of Battlefield greats from years earlier, along with Dropbox, Yammer, Mint, Getaround, CloudFlare, Vurb and loads of further.

Get that software program started now.

Proper right here’s the need-to-know about qualifying to make use of:

  • Have an early-stage agency in “launch” stage
  • Headquartered in one among these nations: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela (Central America) Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama (Caribbean – along with dependencies and constituent entities), Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
  • Have a totally working product/beta reasonably close to, or in, manufacturing
  • Have obtained restricted press or publicity to date
  • Have no recognized psychological property conflicts
  • Apply by Aug. 6, 2018, at 5 p.m. PST

Tickets to attend Startup Battlefield Latin America will go on sale shortly. All in favour of sponsoring the event, contact us proper right here

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