Startup Battlefield Africa

  • Watch every panel and session from Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

    Watch every panel and session from Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

    On October 11, TechCrunch and Facebook hosted Startup Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. The Startup Battlefield pitch-off competition featured startups from all over Africa in three categories: Productivity and Utility, Social Good, and Gaming and Entertainment. Top notch investors and founders served as judges to pick the winners in each category as well as an overall winner. We also had… Read More

  • TechCrunch Battlefield Africa 2017

    Watch Startup Battlefield Africa live right here

    Here we are in Nairobi, Kenya. For the first time, TechCrunch is hosting a conference in Africa. We have an amazing lineup of speakers who all share a ton of knowledge and expertise about technology in Kenya and Africa in general. But the real star of the show is going to be the Startup Battlefield. 15 startups are going to compete to win the Startup Battlefield competition and earn best of show. Read More

  • These are the 15 startups participating in Startup Battlefield Africa

    These are the 15 startups participating in Startup Battlefield Africa

    On Wednesday, October 11 at 9:00 AM EAT in Nairobi, Kenya, the first Startup Battlefield Africa kicks off and is available for viewing with this livestream. TechCrunch is honored to host this event and here’s the startups presenting at the event. Startup Battlefield Africa Companies: Session 1 – Productivity and Utility at  9:35 AM:  WeCashUp, Form+, Delivery Science, Abacus… Read More

  • Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa!

    Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa!

    TechCrunch and Facebook are collaborating to bring TechCrunch’s very first Startup Battlefield to Nairobi, on October 11. The pitch-off competition will feature startups from all over Africa in three categories: Productivity and Utility, Social Good, and Gaming and Entertainment. Top notch investors and founders, as well as TechCrunch editors, will serve as judges to pick the winners in… Read More

  • Ticket applications now open for Startup Battlefield Africa

    Ticket applications now open for Startup Battlefield Africa

    Calling all startup fans in Sub-Saharan Africa: TechCrunch is heading your way. We will be in Nairobi on October 11 to host Startup Battlefield in partnership with Facebook! Keep reading to see what we’ve been up to. Since we last posted, the TechCrunch team has been hard at work arranging what is going to be a fantastic event. We reviewed over 700 applications and we are down to… Read More

  • Only one more day to apply to Startup Battlefield Africa

    Only one more day to apply to Startup Battlefield Africa

    Alright, sub-Saharan African startups, if you want to get in on our inaugural Startup Battlefield Africa, the time to act is now. Seriously. Right now. Tomorrow is the last day to submit an application to the Battlefield, so be sure to get over to our application page right now and get your application in. Read More

  • This is the last week to apply for Startup Battlefield Africa

    This is the last week to apply for Startup Battlefield Africa

    We’re excited to be partnering with Facebook to bring our illustrious startup competition, the Startup Battlefield, to Nairobi, Kenya later this year. We gave you an extension, but if you’re part of a startup in sub-Saharan Africa, the time to act is now. You have just five more days to put together an application to TechCrunch’s inaugural Startup Battlefield Africa. Read More

  • Deadline to sign up for Startup Battlefield Africa extended by one week

    Deadline to sign up for Startup Battlefield Africa extended by one week

    We’re excited to bring our illustrious startup competition, the Startup Battlefield, to Nairobi, Kenya later this year. And we’re giving you a one-week extension to apply. The Battlefield will feature several prominent startups from the region, each vying to be crowned the most promising startup in sub-Saharan Africa. Don’t miss out. Read More