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Announcing PragueCrunch III

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It’s been a long time – five years, to be exact – since TC has taken over a bar in Prague for what usually turns out to be one of the best parties of the summer. Last time we held PragueCrunch the event lasted until the wee hours as startups and entrepreneurs pitched, boozed, and schmoozed until sun-up.

We’re finally ready to rock Prague again and we want you to join us.

The event will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT) at Hergetova cihelna (2b Cihelná) and we’ll have free beer and wine as well as catered food all night. We’ll be holding a startup pitch off – each founder will pitch for 90 seconds and there will be eight startups on stage – and the winner gets a free table in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco or London and one runner-up gets two tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt in SF or London. Judges will be chosen from the local community. Myself and Natasha Lomas will be in attendance so put on your pitching pants and practice your elevator speech.

You do not have to be a Czech start-up to apply. All are welcome. Pitches are in English.

To apply to the pitch-off, click here. Note you must also apply to Disrupt Europe or SF to apply to this pitch-off.

Agenda:

6pm – Doors Open
7pm – Pitch-Off
8pm – Winners Announced
8:15pm – Networking
11pm – Goodnight

The first 200 tickets are free, so act fast. You can grab a ticket here on Eventbrite. The next 100 tickets cost 10 euro.

This year’s PragueCrunch is sponsored by Avast, the Czech-based anti-virus app. It’s also sponsored by Credo Ventures, a VC firm that focuses on early stage tech investments in Central Europe.

We’ll have more information soon but until then, get ready: TechCrunch is coming back to Prague.