Washington D.C., February 21, 2017

Cream of the D.C. Startup Crop

TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to D.C.! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs can dazzle and excite the judges in under sixty seconds. And whether you’re an investor, entrepreneur, dreamer or tech enthusiast, we want to see you at the event so we can grab a beer and hear your thoughts. Come one, come all. It’s sure to be a night to remember.


2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE
Washington, DC 20018

The Basics

We’ll select approximately 10 great D.C.-based startups to explain to our panel of VCs and TechCrunch editors why their startup is awesome in 60 seconds or less. You’ll be competing for an opportunity to attend our flagship event TechCrunch Disrupt in New York on May 15-18.

First Place

A table in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt NY

Second Place

Two tickets to attend TechCrunch Disrupt NY

Third Place

One ticket to attend TechCrunch Disrupt NY


Applications are closed. You can still showcase your startup at the event with a startup demo table.



    All times EST
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Doors Open

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Pitch-Off Competition Kicks Off

  • 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm

    Winners Announced

  • 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm




Want to lend a hand? Email volunteer@techcrunch.com for more info.


You must be 21+ to attend this event. If you have any questions, email events@techcrunch.com. Tickets are non-refundable.