Announcing the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-off in Berlin!

Hallo Berlin! Did you miss us? We missed you which is why we’re returning for a TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-off on 14 July, in conjunction with the incredibly fun conference, Tech Open Air.

If you’re looking to pitch your startup to the TechCrunch team, local VCs and your local tech community, this is the moment you’ve been waiting for.

Ten companies will be selected to participate in the pitch-off. Each will have exactly 60 seconds to summarize why their startup is going to be uber alles — pitching in front of a panel of expert judges, including TC editors and local venture capitalists. Judges will conduct a quick Q&A after each rapid fire pitch, and at the end of all the presentations the panel will determine the winners.

First place at the Berlin Meetup + Pitch-off wins a table in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt London. Second place gets two tickets to the show, and the Audience Choice winner takes home one ticket to the conference.

Apply to pitch our editors and panel of judges here.

And even if you aren’t interested in pitching on stage yourself, the Meetups are a great opportunity to network with the local tech community and meet TechCrunch writers. Plus, there will be bier.

Buy tickets for just 10 Euros by following this link.

See you there!

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A bit about Tech Open Air, our partner:

Tech Open Air returns to Berlin this summer. Now in it’s fifth year, TOA takes place over three days with 120+ speakers and 175+ satellite events. A blend of conference and festival – attendees, startups, and investors come to connect and learn with industry experts in Europe’s startup capital. This week TOA launched their open call for satellites, opening the door for companies all around Berlin (and beyond!) to become part of the TOA community, and help transform Berlin into an interactive tech hub. The satellite events are a great opportunity for festival attendees – as well as the Berlin public – to network at memorable meetups, workshops, and parties all across town. Want to be part of the Berlin satellites takeover? Learn more and apply here: Tech Open Air 2016 is just over a month away, and speakers continue to be confirmed daily. For more info, and to get your ticket, head to Use this code for 15% off: TOAlovesTC