SB200 2023

Kindo aims to take the security stress out of AI workflows

Ron Williams, co-founder and CEO of Kindo, knows a thing or two about cybersecurity, having previously led security teams at League of Legends developer Riot Games, shared scooter startup Bird and Alp

FireBot is designed to scout burning buildings before sending in firefighters

Stanley Wilson died a decade ago, battling a six-alarm fire at a Dallas, Texas, condominium complex. Two additional firefighters were taken to a hospital and two residents were treated on site for smo

Qruise wants to build AI to automate quantum device development

Can software work alongside human physicists and engineers in R&D labs to develop new quantum computers? That’s the question Qruise, a startup in TechCrunch’s Battlefield 200 competiti

Frontier Space Technologies is developing an on-orbit autonomous lab to make space science easy

Astronauts have been conducting experiments on the International Space Station for as long as the station has been in orbit, but astronaut labor is expensive: crew time costs $130,000 per hour, and co

Carrots&Cake wants to help parents make their kids’ screen time more beneficial and less addictive

Carrots&Cake, a Kuala Lumpur-based startup, is aiming to help parents manage their kids' screen time in an automated way.

Mesh, which helps people manage their digital assets, raises $22M

Mesh (formerly Front Finance), a startup developing a service to help customers transfer and manage digital assets like crypto, has raised $22 million in a Series A funding round led by Money Forward

Auctoria uses generative AI to create video game models

Several years ago, Aleksander Caban, the co-founder of Carbon Studio, a Polish VR game developer, observed a major problem in modern game design. He had to create rocks, hills, paths and other basic e

Alpha3D wants to accelerate digital asset and AI-powered generation through cheaper, hyperscaling technology

Alpha3D, a generative AI–powered platform, is a participant of the Startup Battlefield 200 cohort to showcase a technology that can hyperscale digital assets.

JusticeText taps AI to transcribe evidence for public defenders

While studying computer science at the University of Chicago, Devshi Mehrotra and Leslie Jones-Dove were inspired to build tech that centered on the needs of communities historically marginalized by l

Clika is building a platform to make AI models run faster

Clika, a startup participating in the Battlefield 200 competition at TC Disrupt 2023, aims to build tech to "compress" existing AI models.

Petnow claims to be able to identify dogs and cats from their snouts

Standard pet ID tools, like tags and chips, are imperfect. Tags become easily detached, and not every owner is comfortable with the idea of microchipping their pet. Even those who are comfortable ofte

Kenyan fintech FlexPay is helping shoppers save for future purchases

FlexPay Technologies is a Kenyan fintech out to enable consumers to afford products that would have otherwise been out of reach for them.

Fairly AI wants to help companies better understand their AI risk

Fairly AI, participating in the Startup Battlefield 200 competition, is tackling challenges around AI risk, compliance and governance.

Migrun wants to simplify the process of immigrating to a new country

Two years ago, after Vlad Shipilov, a Russian immigrant, moved to Portugal, his business visa was denied because his lawyer wasn’t aware of certain requirements pertaining to visa applications o

Introducing the Startup Battlefield 200 companies at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023

After combing through thousands of startups from around the world, TechCrunch is thrilled to announce the 2023 Startup Battlefield 200 — our invitation-only cohort of game-changing early-stage start

Startup Battlefield 200: Fintech and Hardware edition at TC Disrupt 2023

If fintech, robotics and hardware are your thang, then get ready to get busy on the exhibition floor at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 — it’s less than two weeks away! That’s where you’ll find the St

TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 Startup Battlefield 200: Health tech and sustainability

You’re just a couple weeks away from meeting the Startup Battlefield 200 companies in person at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023! We’re incredibly proud of — and impressed by — this year’s hand-picke

Nonprofits can profit from a discount to TechCrunch Disrupt 2023

This one goes out to all the nonprofit organizations. We see you, and we get it. Whether you’re building tech or buying it, a nonprofit budget stretches only so far. That’s why nonprofits (along w

TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 Startup Battlefield 200: AI and Security edition

After months of vetting thousands of applications, the Startup Battlefield 200 (SB 200) cohort for TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 is complete. You do not want to miss this incredible, curated collection of e