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TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Austin! 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.

  • Pitch-Off Competition
    Participants interested in competing in the pitch-off will have 60 seconds to explain why their startup is awesome. These products must currently be in stealth or private beta.Applications open soon.
  • Office Hours
    Office Hours are for companies selected to compete in the Pitch-Off. These 15 minute one-on-one talks will be held the day of the event. We’ll hear about your company, give feedback and reommend the best pitch strategy for the 60-second rapid-fire competition. Think of us as Adam Levine on The Voice.
  • Pitch-Off Winners
    Pitches will be rated by 3-5 judges, including TechCrunch writers and local VCs. First Place will receive a table in Startup Alley at an upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt. Second Place will receive (2) tickets to an upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt. Third Place will receive (1) ticket to the upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt.


Palm Door on Sixth
508 E. 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701

This is a 21+ event.

6:00 Doors Open
7:00 Pitch-Off Competition
8:15 Winners Announced
8:20 Networking

How to Become a Sponsor

For more information on sponsorship packages and to discuss becoming a sponsor, please contact sponsors@ beta.techcrunch.com.

And whether you’re an investor, entrepreneur, dreamer or tech enthusiast, we want to see you at the event, so we can give you free beer and hear your thoughts. Come one, come all. It’s sure to be a night to remember.

NOTE: All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.