Announcing the judges for Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield Competition

TechCrunch is excited to announce the judges of the next round of Startup Battlefield. These are the experts tasked with picking the finalists and winner of the startup competition held at Disrupt NY. It’s a big task, but these judges are up to the challenge.

This year the competition will feature 19 young companies vying for attention and funding. At stake is the Disrupt Cup and $50,000.

The hand-selected judges are leaders in their fields. Some are venture capitalists and some are engineers. Some are product managers and some are technologists. Their collective expertise will help TechCrunch determine the next winner of the Startup Battlefield competition.

Startup Battlefield Session One // Monday, May 15th at 3:20pm
Anu Duggal (Female Founders Fund)
Paul Judge (Luma)
Eric Hippeau (Lerer Hippeau Ventures)
Yossi Vardi (4YFN)
Joanne Wilson (Gotham Gal Ventures)

Startup Battlefield Session Two // Monday, May 15th at 5:05pm
Mar Hershenson (Pear Ventures)
Sriram Krishnan
Spencer Lazar (General Catalyst Partners)
Matt Turck (FirstMark Capital)

Startup Battlefield Session Three // Tuesday, May 16th at 10:55am
Brian Hirsch (Tribeca Venture Partners)
Dr. Krishna Yeshwant (GV)
Carine Magescas (AngelPad)
Natalia Oberti Noguera (Pipeline Angels & Pitch Makeover)
Ed Sim (Boldstart Ventures)

Startup Battlefield Session Four // Tuesday, May 16th at 2:30pm
Stonly Baptiste (Urban.Us)
Tony Florence (NEA)
Heather Hartnett (Human Ventures)
Karin Klein (Bloomberg Beta)
Fritz Lanman (ClassPass)
Ellie Wheeler (Greycroft Ventures)

Startup Battlefield Final Round // Wednesday, May 17th at 11am
Stuart Ellman (RRE Ventures)
Annie Lamont (Oak HC/FT)
Susan Lyne (BBG Ventures)
Deven Parekh (Insight Venture Partners)
Matthew Panzarino (TechCrunch)
Reshma Saujani (Girls Who Code)

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