Startup Battlefield 200

Communia hopes to build a digital safe space for women

Olivia Deramus' company Communia competes in TechCrunch's Battlefield 200, with the mission to create a safe digital space for women.

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

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

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

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

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.

TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 Startup Battlefield 200: The SaaS and Space edition

We’re less than one week away from TechCrunch Disrupt 2023! The epic global startup conference takes flight on September 19 and runs through September 21 in San Francisco. We have one final group of

I’ve never seen so many crap startups

Startups are so full of shit right now.  The pipes are jammed and there are so many companies that are full to bursting with the desire to un-pack them.  We’ve just been through determining the sh

Refer a founder to Startup Battlefield 200 at Disrupt 2023

Want to make a founder’s day, week, month, and possibly career? Then you’ll want to refer the top early-stage startups in your portfolio/pipeline Rolodex to Startup Battlefield 200 at Disrupt

1 month left to submit nominations for Startup Battlefield 200

Here’s your shot across the bow — there’s a little over one more month left to nominate your startup for Startup Battlefield 200 at Disrupt. Take the opportunity to join this elite group for

Six reasons to apply to the Startup Battlefield 200 at TechCrunch Disrupt

If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a new and awesome opportunity available for early-stage startup founders at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco on October 18-20. It’s called the Startup Battle

How to earn a shot at $100,000 in equity-free funding at TechCrunch Disrupt

Most folks enjoy a good how-to — they’re useful, and they can make life a little easier. This is not a good how-to. This one’s a life-changer. Just imagine what $100,000 of equity-free funding c

Exhibit free at TC Disrupt 2022 as one of the Startup Battlefield 200

Exhibiting your early-stage startup at TechCrunch Disrupt this year looks a whole lot different than any previous year, and it’s really big news. For the first time ever, TechCrunch will invite a c