Disrupt Berlin 11-12 December – if you’ve got a startup you better be here

On the 11th and 12 December, Berlin hosts Disrupt – the international startup festival par excellence from TechCrunch. If you’re even vaguely into and interested in the world of digital […]

Written By Noel Maurice

On December 9, 2019
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On the 11th and 12 December, Berlin hosts Disrupt – the international startup festival par excellence from TechCrunch. If you’re even vaguely into and interested in the world of digital innovation and the world of tech-oriented startups, there is no other place to be on earth for those two days.

Who’s TechCrunch?

tech-startups-with-indieberlin-disrupt-berlinPhoto by Elijah O’Donnell on UnsplashTechCrunch was started by  Michael Arrington and Keith Teareas an online blog/magazine/platform, detailing and following the tech industry, especially Silicon Valley, in 2005.  The company specifically reports on the business related to tech, technology news, analysis of emerging trends in tech, and profiling of new tech businesses and products. It was sold to AOL in 2010 for around 25 million dollars.

The Hackathon

At Disrupt Berlin 2019, TechCrunch is inviting hundreds of creators from around the world to participate in their Hackathon to show how they would solve various challenges through creative production and application of technology. True to TechCrunch form, there will be a host of sponsored prizes, including a $5,000 grand prize for the best overall project…

Startup Alley

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Photo by Elijah O’Donnell

Startup Alley is the heart of Disrupt Berlin where hundreds of pre-series A startups and sponsors across all verticals will be showcasing their latest tech products, platforms and services. Looking for inspiration and new ideas of how to solve some of life’s challenges? These people are on it…

Startup Battlefield

Startup Battlefield brings the world’s top early-stage startups together on the Disrupt Main Stage to compete for the coveted Disrupt Cup, a $50,000 USD prize, and the attention of media and investors. Previous winners include Dropbox and the freelancers’ darling internet bank, N26.