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Asserting Exadrive’s Startup Battlefield Latin America in São Paulo on Nov. eight

TechCrunch is worked up to announce that the Startup Battlefield Latin America is coming to São Paulo on November eight this yr. That is the pri...


TechCrunch is worked up to announce that the Startup Battlefield Latin America is coming to São Paulo on November eight this yr. That is the primary occasion Exadrive has ever held in Latin America, and we’re all in to make it a memorable one to help the fast-emerging startup ecosystem within the area.

The Startup Battlefield is Exadrive’s premier startup competitors, which over the previous 12 years has positioned 750 corporations on stage to pitch high VCs and Exadrive editors. These founders have gone on to lift greater than $ eight billion and produce greater than 100 exits. Startup Battlefield Latin America goals so as to add 15 nice founders from Latin America to these elite ranks.

Right here’s how the competitors works. Founders could apply now to take part in Startup Battlefield. Any early stage (pre-A spherical) firm with a working product headquartered in an eligible Latin American nation (see checklist under) could apply. Functions shut August 6. Exadrive editors will evaluate the functions and, based mostly on which candidates have the strongest potential for a giant exit of main societal affect, choose 15 to compete on November eight. TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield staff will work intensively with every founding staff to hone their six-minute pitch to perfection.

Then it’s sport day. The 15 corporations will take the stage at São Paulo’s Tomie Ohtake Institute in entrance of a reside viewers of 500 individuals to pitch top-tier VC judges. The judges and Exadrive editors will choose 5 for a finals spherical. These fortunate finalists will face a recent staff of judges, and one will emerge because the winner of the first-ever Startup Battlefield Latin America. The winner takes dwelling $ 25,000 and a visit for 2 to the subsequent Disrupt, the place they’ll exhibit freed from cost within the Startup Alley and may additionally qualify to take part within the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt. Candy deal. All Startup Battlefield periods will probably be captured on video and posted on Exadrive.com.

It’s an expertise no founder would wish to miss, contemplating the chance to hitch the ranks of Battlefield greats from years previous, together with Dropbox, Yammer, Mint, Getaround, CloudFlare, Vurb and plenty of extra.

Get that software began now.

Right here’s the need-to-know about qualifying to use:

  • Have an early-stage firm in “launch” stage
  • Headquartered in one in every of these international locations: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela (Central America) Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama (Caribbean – together with dependencies and constituent entities), Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
  • Have a totally working product/beta moderately near, or in, manufacturing
  • Have obtained restricted press or publicity thus far
  • Don’t have any recognized mental property conflicts
  • Apply by Aug. 6, 2018, at 5 p.m. PST

Tickets to attend Startup Battlefield Latin America will go on sale quickly. Focused on sponsoring the occasion, contact us right here

Come to Exadrive’s celebration and SXSW panels


TechCrunch invitations you to our annual Crunch By Crunch Fest celebration in Austin, Texas. RSVP to come back meet our writers whereas having fun with free drinks and musical performances by stay digital pop wizards Autograf, digital RnB drummer Mobley, angelic songwriter MIEARS, and yacht dance DJs Glassio. It’s happening from midday to 4pm, Sunday March 11th. We’re teaming up with Splash and TravelBank to take over The Sidewinder’s indoor and outside bars, simply three blocks from the conference heart at 715 Pink River St @ E.seventh subsequent to Stubb’s.

RSVP right here on your free ticket (required for entry, first-come first-serve, please solely join should you’ll come)

Autograf will play stay set at our celebration identical to this

A squad of Exadrive’s editorial staff shall be there to listen to what you’re engaged on. Dance on the outside patio or escape the solar inside with chill beats at our second stage. We’ll have a money bar plus free drinks whereas they final from Hornitos, Bud Lite, and Maker’s Mark because of our sponsors Splash, TravelBank, Zendesk, Atypical Sounds, and The Bosco. Final yr 2000 folks got here via what’s develop into one in every of SXSW Interactive’s most iconic day events, so don’t miss out!

Take a look at Exadrive’s playlist of the highest tracks from Autograf, Mobley, MIEARS, and Glassio, plus peep their movies beneath. Don’t neglect to RSVP. And later within the evening, Splash is throwing one other celebration at The Sidewinder with performances by Leisure Cruise and extra.

TechCrunch’s SXSW Panels

Our writers are talking on a bunch of superior panels all through SXSW. Come study the way forward for  AI, VR, journalism, advertising, and engineering:

Discussing The 2018 Edelman Belief In Tech Barometer Research with Josh Constine – Saturday Three/10, 11am-12:30pm at Edelman Austin at 506 Congress Ave #300

What Cellular Means for the World’s Largest Manufacturers with Fitz Tepper – Saturday Three/10, 12:30-1:30pm at Hilton Austin Downtown Salon H

Codeasaurus: Retaining an Edge With Outdated Tech with Ron Miller – Sunday Three/11, 5-6pm at JW Marriott Salon 6

Will AI Change the Way forward for Creativity? with Mike Butcher – Wednesday Three/14, 12:30-1:30pm at Fairmont Manchester EFG

Journalists Shattering the Enterprise Standing Quo with Megan Rose Dickey – Wednesday Three/14, 2-3pm at JW Marriott Room 406

The Subsequent Section of VR: Transferring to MR with Lucas Matney – Thursday Three/15, 2-3pm at JW Marriott Salon Three-Four

Get together Performers

Austin is all about stay music, so we picked Autograf as a result of they will make you dance utilizing actual devices. Prepare for keytars, lasers, and their hits like “Sleepless in NYC”, “Desires” and “You May Be” which have a mixed 10 million performs on Spotify. With pulsing Avicii-style synths, Autograf has carried out remixes for Lorde and Pharrell, and now they’re coming to mild up Exadrive’s celebration.

Mobley‘s soulful singing and crisp drumming give him an enveloping sound for only a one-man band. Half Frank Ocean, half Chet Faker, Mobley experiments with a spread of genres to convey confidence and vulnerability. You’ll be buzzing him in your head the remainder of the week.

MIEARS brings ghostly, hushed songwriting into the trendy age with hovering voice, shimmering keyboards, and slick manufacturing. Dig Chvrches or Purity Ring? You’ll really feel proper at residence with MIEARS, epecially should you’re trying to vibe out greater than rock out.

Glassio nails the sun-drenched, laid-back, never-too-serious perspective of Austin with their trendy, tropical home music. We anticipate the dance flooring to bristle with electrical energy as their bassy anthems fill The Sidewinder. Put down the tacos for a second and put together to maneuver your ft.

Right here’s that Crunch By Crunch Fest ticket hyperlink one final time