Hopefully, anyone who has attended our Disrupt San Francisco and Disrupt New York conferences knows why we charge $2,995 for tickets: Between the Hackathon, Startup Alley, the big names on stage and the Startup Battlefield, we essentially cram four conferences into one.
Our challenge in bringing Disrupt to Beijing was to find a way not to skimp on the conference, but produce an event that more than just expats with expense accounts could afford. As usual with our conferences, it’s all about the entrepreneurs and we want as many of them in attendance as possible.
So we’re happy to announce a special entrepreneur package for Disrupt Beijing that brings the price down from the already discounted $1,995.00 to $997.50. You can find all the details here. While less than some other international tech conferences in China, we realize that’s still a hefty sum for some startups. So we’re giving you more than just a conference ticket. You’ll have the option to display your company in Startup Alley and be invited to an exclusive VC and angel networking event. With any luck, you’ll leave Disrupt richer than you came.
Of course, if you have a great startup about to launch, want to come to the conference for free, and get the chance to get money from us, we encourage you to apply for the Startup Battlefield. There’s more information here. Applications are available in English and Chinese, and you can present in either language during the competition.
Still not sure if you should attend? Check out the video below to see if the event is a fit for you or your company.
Our most recent Disrupt winners Sam Zaid and Jessica Scorpio of GetAround tell you what to expect from the Startup Battlefield:
Lastly, Gang Lu, the editor of popular Chinese blog TechNode, came over to the Valley to grill our own CEO Heather Harde on TechCrunch’s China plans. Read his post in Chinese here. (I’m hoping it says nice things…)