Battlefield

  • Meet The Finalists For The NFL’s 1st And Future

    Meet The Finalists For The NFL’s 1st And Future

    It’s here! 1st and Future, the startup pitch hosted jointly by the NFL, Stanford and your favorite tech blog, TechCrunch, is tomorrow! We’ve scoured fields, courts, arenas and stadiums around the world to find the most promising startups bringing technology to sports. These companies help athletes move faster, stay safer and ultimately perform better. Read More

  • Apply Now For Disrupt NY 2016 Startup Battlefield

    Apply Now For Disrupt NY 2016 Startup Battlefield

    Applications are now open for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY! That’s right, TechCrunch’s premier startup competition is headed back to the Big Apple. We’re looking for the best up-and-coming companies to launch on the most visible stage in tech and compete for a cash prize of $50,000 and the illustrious Disrupt Cup. Read More

  • Aircall Grabs $2.75 Million For Its Powerful Phone Customer Support Service For Teams

    Aircall Grabs $2.75 Million For Its Powerful Phone Customer Support Service For Teams

    French startup Aircall just raised a $2.75 million round led by Balderton Capital, with FundersClub and business angels also participating. As a reminder, Aircall was part of our Battlefield competition at Disrupt SF 2015, started at eFounders and attended 500 Startups’ acceleration program. It plans to reinvent how phone customer support works. Read More

  • The Eye Tribe Tracker Pro Offers Affordable Eye Tracking For $199

    The Eye Tribe first brought their clever eye-tracking hardware to our Hardware Battlefield where they showed us how easy – and potentially useful – it was to track eye movements across a screen. Created by four former PhD students from the IT University of Copenhagen, the system was initially aimed at developers and sold about 10,000 units. Now the team is back with a consumer… Read More

  • Boomerang Commerce Raises $12M Series B Round For Its Price Optimization Platform

    Boomerang Commerce Raises $12M Series B Round For Its Price Optimization Platform

    Disrupt Battlefield alum (and finalist) Boomerang Commerce today announced that it has raised a $12 million Series B round led by Shasta Ventures. Previous investors Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures also participated in this round. Boomerang helps online retailers get their prices right. It allows retailers to test and optimize their pricing strategies and it allows them to monitor… Read More

  • And The Winner Of Hardware Battlefield 2016 Is… Nima By 6SensorLabs

    And The Winner Of Hardware Battlefield 2016 Is… Nima By 6SensorLabs

    The competition was very fierce for the third edition of our Hardware Battlefield. 14 shockingly good hardware startups competed to win the coveted Metal Man trophy. These companies had a very special CES experience as they all pitched in front of multiple groups of judges on stage at the Sands Expo. The startups were competing for $50,000 and being named the winner of the Hardware Battlefield. Read More

  • This Gadget Tests Food For Gluten In Under 2 Minutes

    This Gadget Tests Food For Gluten In Under 2 Minutes

    More people than ever are realizing that bread isn’t supposed to make a person bloated and sick and perhaps they have a sensitivity to gluten. Or worse, they’re allergic. The Nima from 6SensorLabs could change the lives of these people and not just those with a gluten allergy. Read More

  • Wiivv Lets You Create Custom 3D-Printed Insoles

    Wiivv Lets You Create Custom 3D-Printed Insoles

    After closing a $3.5M seed round last month, Wiivv is officially launching today at TechCrunch’s CES Hardware Battlefield. The startup’s first product, BASE, is a custom, 3D-printed insole, that just launched for preorder on Kickstarter. BASE uses your smartphone’s camera to capture 5 photos of your feet, and turn those into a 3D printable model. And, before sending it off to… Read More

  • Uber Taps Vinli To Provide WiFi In Las Vegas Cars During CES 2016

    Uber Taps Vinli To Provide WiFi In Las Vegas Cars During CES 2016

    Las Vegas just got a touch more bearable. Uber is using Vinli and T-Mobile to equip its Vegas cars with Wifi. Thanks to Vinli’s hardware, the cars will become mobile hotspots. This is a limited time offer — just for CES. Vinli is working to add Wifi into the ridesharing equation. This is a good first step. And a wise one at that. Vegas is packed with the consumer industry’s… Read More

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