Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin

Startups Start Here

At the heart of Disrupt lies Startup Alley where hundreds of early-stage companies in a variety of verticals showcase their talent and technology to attendees, investors and members of the press.

Startup Alley is open to companies that are less than 2 years old with less than $2.5M in funding.



Each Startup Alley Exhibitor Package is good for one (1) startup only.

● Two (2) Full Admission Attendee Tickets – THREE tickets when you purchase the Tuesday Startup Exhibitor package

● One (1) Day Exhibitor Table

● Participation in CrunchMatch, TechCrunch’s startup to investor matching program

● Access to startup-relevant workshops

● Chance to pitch on the main stage through Startup Alley WildCard vote (Monday only)

● Access to hundreds of press and media contacts


Special Offers: If you purchase a Startup Alley table before 30 November, you might get one (or more!) of these prizes:

  • Starting 7 November, the first 15 startups to purchase a table will get three nights of free hotel accommodations (twin hotel room) from 3-6 Dec in Berlin; accommodates 2 people
  • All startups who purchase a table by 30 November will be entered into a drawing to win 2 VIP Disrupt Berlin dinner tickets; a rare chance to mingle with TechCrunch editors, investors, and other tech enthusiasts
  • If you purchase before 24 November, we’ll randomly pick five startups to be featured by the one and only Tito in CrunchReport during 27 Nov – 1 Dec, the week before Disrupt Berlin
  • 15 startups will be selected at random to have a 60 second flash pitch on Tuesday, 5 December on the Showcase Stage at Disrupt Berlin

Startup Alley Pavilions

Startup Alley’s hundreds of companies are organized by pavilions or “categories”. Some of the pavilions are organized by sponsor, country, city, and/or vertical. Pavilions occur throughout the two days of the event.

At Disrupt Berlin 2017 we are proud to feature the following verticals (list is not exhaustive):

AI & Machine Learning | Virtual & Augmented Reality | Blockchain/Cryptocurrency/Fintech | Hardware & IoT | Health & Biotech | Foodtech | Mobility & Transportation | RoboticsCRM/SaaS/Marketing | E-commerce & Retail


Below are our featured companies in these categories:

AI & Machine Learning

MobstingMobsting is a social video creation app that allows anyone to collaboratively create better video content

Parla – Parla is an AI-powered English teacher, available in mobile application.

Practix Innovative WorkoutPractix develops an activity tracking system for gyms, using an IoT tracking device with real time data analytics done by AI and machine learning algorithms.


iComply ICOiComply ICO is a platform for ICO/Token compliance that automates legal processes in order to legitimize ICO Securities as an emerging financial instrument.

LightstreamsLightstreams is a peer-to-peer publishing network for all things digital and is owned and regulated by the community, where creators and fans can directly connect in a low cost, fair and open marketplace

Proof.WorkProof puts patients medical data on a decentralized secure platform and ledger for personal ownership, interoperability and a lifetime history of care.


BeaconforceBeaconforce is a B2B SaaS tool to measure the intrinsic motivation of employees in real time and coach managers on how to keep their people in the flow.

RunCloudRunCloud is a development tool for web developer to simplify the process of configuring, setting up cloud server and deployment of web applications.

SalesflareSalesflare is an intelligent CRM that startups love to use. It’s like Pipedrive without all the typing.

E-commerce & Retail

The Peak BeyondThe Peak Beyond is an interactive media company that develops smart tables for retail that engage and educate consumers in a novel ways, capture sales, collect data, and promote maximum sales flow and efficiency.

RoomleRoomle is a technology platform that enables digital products that are fully configurable and purchasable, can be viewed and planned in 3D, VR and AR on mobile and in the Web.

Treedy’sTreedy’s is a Belgian 3D body scanning technology provider with ties to leading machine learning researchers and companies.


Ari.farmOn you can buy, own and trade livestock via your smartphone and support farmers in Africa.

HugggHuggg is an app that enables a person send real edible products (or ‘hugggs’) into a message.

PubinnoPubinno’s smart taps serve the perfect beer for each glass and minimize waste using AI powered flow algorithm.

Hardware & IoT

MitteMitte is revolutionizing the way we drink water at home with our first of its kind smart water machine that harnesses the power of the natural water cycle.

Nofence ASNofence gives animals access to good, varied pasture lands via a solar-powered GPS collar and a digital map.

WORKERBASEWORKERBASE offers the first smartwatch specifically designed for industrial use with manufacturing apps connecting to an IoT backend.

Health & Biotech

Aces HealthAces is a fully vertically-integrated clinical trial automation platform to automate workflows throughout the trial process from subjects to CROs.

SenceTechThe SenceTech mission is to save lives via really cool wearables consumers WANT with side effects of medically accurate life-saving diagnostics.

TestCardTestCard is the innovative medtech behind the ‘urine test-in-a-postcard’ concept.

Mobility & Transportation

ChargeryChargery offers a mobile charging service for electric vehicles in urban areas.

SKART – Unique Electric MotorcycleSKART is an electric motorcycle, using a uniquely designed motorbike frame which is easy to assemble and doesn’t require much welding.

Stark Mobility – Stark Mobility offers high-quality electric mobility solutions.


QuestBoticsWe create innovative hands-on learning devices which help K-12 students to learn STEAM more effectively.

TennibotTennibot is the world’s first autonomous tennis ball collector.

Trexo Robotics – Trexo robotics is building exoskeleton devices to help children with disabilities learn to walk.

Virtual & Augmented Reality

apoQlarapoQlar is developing a mixed-reality application that enables surgeons to view CT and MRT imaging of the patient in 3D during operations.

VR MathVR Math brings Mathematics and 3D Geometry into VR and AR so that students can see solids in 3D can interact with them and teachers can be virtual guides for their students.

WhodatWhodat is working on Origin – a context aware markerless AR sdk for smartphones and wearables.




CrunchMatch is a matching program designed to introduce investors to Startup Alley entrepreneurs, based on curated analysis of which startups fit with a given investor’s profile. CrunchMatch occurs at all our Disrupt events. The goal is to improve the odds that investors and entrepreneurs make a super promising contact and facilitate in-person interactions at Disrupt. Learn more about CrunchMatch here.

The program is free to qualifying Disrupt attendees. 


Right in the heart of Startup Alley lies the TechCrunch Showcase Stage, where the featured startups in Startup Alley will demo/pitch their companies to attendees at Disrupt. Each pitch is recorded by TechCrunch's video team and interviewed by TechCrunch right on the stage.

Showcase Stage Schedule

Monday 4 December

    All times CET
  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning Featured Startups

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    CRM/SaaA/Marketing Featured Startups

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am

    Foodtech Featured Startups

  • 11:45 am - 12:00 pm

    Innovation Break brought to you by Vyral and Polymath

  • 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

    Innovation Break brought to you by Microsoft

  • 12:50 pm - 1:05 pm

    Innovation Break brought to you by Blonde 2.0

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Health + Biotech Featured Startups

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Robotics Featured Startups

Tuesday 5 December

    All times CET
  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Blockchain / Fintech / Cryptocurrency Featured Startups

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    E-commerce + Retail Featured Startups

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Hardware Featured Startups

  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

    Startup Alley Company Flash Pitches

  • 12:50 pm - 1:05 pm

    Innovation Break brought to you by Blonde 2.0

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Mobility + Transportation Featured Startups

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Virtual + Augmented Reality Featured Startups

Exhibitor Package Ticket

Early Bird Startup Alley Exhibitor Package - MONDAY

€1190 (inclusive of VAT) for 2 tickets to Disrupt Berlin

  • Includes 1 day of exhibition in Startup Alley on Monday 4 December and 2 General Admission Conference Passes
  • One package per startup PLEASE NOTE: Startup Alley companies must be less than 2 years old and have less than $2.5M in funding (does not apply to Hardware companies)
Early Bird Startup Alley Exhibitor Package - TUESDAY

€952 (inclusive of VAT) for 2 tickets to Disrupt Berlin

  • Includes 1 day of exhibition in Startup Alley on Tuesday 5 December and 2 General Admission Conference Passes
  • One package per startup PLEASE NOTE: Startup Alley companies must be less than 2 years old and have less than $2.5M in funding (does not apply to Hardware companies)