Business Wire

TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 Announces Startup Battlefield Competitors

Del

TechCrunch has today announced the 12 contestants competing at Startup Battlefield, taking place at this year’s highly anticipated TechCrunch Disrupt London.

Taking place at The Copper Box Arena in the Olympic Park, TechCrunch Disrupt London will bring together over 2,000 of the industry’s most high-profile thought-leaders, entrepreneurs innovators and VC’s, who will be offering the latest insights and hottest trends from the world of technology. This year’s conference will focus around topics including Brexit, AI and Fintech, with speakers including Martha Lane Fox, Matthew Hancock MP and Michael Lynch.

Startup Battlefield features the world’s most exciting early-stage startups, offering competitors a platform to pitch their business to an expert panel of judges. The winning contestant will be named on Tuesday 6th December, where they will be awarded the coveted Disrupt Cup and a £30,000 prize.

Since 2007, Battlefield has attracted 623 startups, and has raised a staggering $6.6 billion in funding. Previous participants include Yammer, Dropbox and Fitbit, as well as mobile search startup Vurb - who Snapchat acquired for over $100 million earlier this year.

Samantha O'Keefe, Director of Special Projects, TechCrunch: "We’re hugely excited for the return of TechCrunch Disrupt London and the scale of startup talent we’re showcasing this year is unprecedented. With Brexit at the forefront of the news agenda, we expect highly charged debates about how this will affect the tech industry, both now and in the future. We’ll be looking for the most innovative trends, particularly in the fields of AI and VR. What’s more, TechCrunch continues to make diversity a focus – we aim to support tech startups and entrepreneurs from all walks of life and showcase the unique and diverse communities that are making an impact on the tech sector and beyond."

TechCrunch Disrupt promises a riveting compilation of discussions and debates from experts and thought leaders, while previewing the most groundbreaking technology and business startups in the world.

The list of Startup Battlefield participants for 2016 includes:

Aiden (London, UK)
AirWander (San Francisco, USA)
Century (London, UK)
Foodstantly (Lagos, Nigeria)
InsideDNA (London, UK)
Iris AI (Oslo, Norway)
LiftIgniter (San Francisco, USA)
Open as App (Munich, Germany)
Oxehealth (Oxford, UK)
PhenixP2P (Chicago, USA)
Seeds (New York, USA)
Seenit (London, UK)

The list of 2016 Startup Battlefield judges include:

Amy Chang (Accompany)
Alice Bentinck (Entrepreneur First)
Carlos Eduardo Espinal (Seedcamp)
Chris Wade (Isomer Capital)
Don Dodge (Google for Work)
Eileen Burbidge (Passion Capital)
Fergal Mullen (Highland Europe)
Matthew Panzarino (TechCrunch)
Nathan Benaich (Playfair Capital)
Nic Brisbourne (Forward Partners)
Ophelia Brown (LocalGlobe)
Saul Klein (LocalGlobe)
Sean O'Sullivan (SOSV)
Siraj Khaliq (Atomico Partners)
Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures)
Tracy Doree (Kindred Capital VC)

For more information about TechCrunch Disrupt London, please visit: https://techcrunch.com/event-info/disrupt-london-2016/

Social:
@TechCrunch
#TCDisrupt

About TechCrunch Disrupt London

TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 is TechCrunch's annual conference in London. The format combines top thought-leader discussions with new product and company launches. Morning executive discussions debate technology-driven disruptions in many industries, while the afternoons are reserved for the Startup Battlefield, where 12 new companies will launch for the first time on stage, selected to present from more than 2000 applications received from around the world. The winning company will receive a £30,000 grand prize and the Disrupt Cup at the conclusion of the conference. The conference is December 5-6 at The Copper Box Area in the Olympic Park.

Contact information

Media
TechCrunch/AOL
Nicola Williamson
Nicola.williamson@teamaol.com
Eve Novakovic
eve.novakovic@teamaol.com
or
Kaper
Natalie Hall
natalie@kaper.uk.com
Sedem Ama
sedem@kaper.uk.com

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

The Idle Man Signs Extension with Radial to Support International Business Growth14.12.2017 08:00Pressemelding

Radial, the leader in omnichannel commerce technology and operations, today announced London-based menswear fashion retailer, The Idle Man, has signed an extension with Radial to support its international growth and expansion plans. The extension follows Radial’s ability to quickly launch fulfilment, international shipping, and customer service solutions on behalf of The Idle Man from its U.K.-based operations center in Manchester, in just three months. Radial’s services have improved overall customer satisfaction as The Idle Man expands its international footprint. Founded in 2014 by Oliver Tezcan, former menswear buying manager at Asos.com, The Idle Man was established to fill the gap left by mainstream retailers for fashionable men’s clothing at affordable prices. Quickly becoming the third largest menswear destination in the U.K., with over 1.5 million unique visits each mon

SES Drives 5G Satellite Demonstration Testbed Initiative with ESA14.12.2017 07:55Pressemelding

SES is expanding its efforts to support 5G developments as part of ESA’s ARTES project, SATis5, where it will be enabling demonstrations of satellite-terrestrial integration for 5G networks. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171213006286/en/ SES Drives 5G Satellite Demonstration Testbed Initiative with ESA (Photo: Business Wire) The testbed infrastructure will comprise SES's fleet of Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites, which will be integrated with terrestrial networks and state-of-the-art technologies. In addition to providing the space segment, SES's headquarters in Luxembourg will also host a SATis5 testbed node with prototypes of networks for satellite integration, along with other nodes located in Berlin and Erlangen, and an additional portable no

Alibaba Cloud Becomes the First Cloud Computing Company to Obtain C5 Attestation with Additional Requirements14.12.2017 07:00Pressemelding

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group, announced today that it had completed its assessment for the Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue (C5) set out by the Federal Office for Information Security in Germany, also known as Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI). Alibaba Cloud is the world’s first cloud provider to achieve this attestation with the additional requirements. The attestation covers Elastic Compute Service (“ECS”), Relational Database Service (“RDS”), Object Storage Service (“OSS”), Content Delivery Network (“CDN”), Server Load Balancer (“SLB”), Virtual Private Cloud (“VPC”) and Alibaba Cloud Security available on Alibaba Cloud’s regions in Singapore and Germany. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171213006271/en/ Alibaba Cloud becomes t

Alps Electric to Exhibit at Major Chinese Trade Show ELEXCON 201714.12.2017 06:00Pressemelding

Japanese electronic components manufacturer Alps Electric Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6770) (President: Toshihiro Kuriyama; Head Office: Tokyo) will exhibit at ELEXCON 2017, to be held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China, from December 21. The company will introduce a wide range of technologies, particularly in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171213005033/en/ Alps Electric Booth Design (Graphic: Business Wire) At ELEXCON 2017, one of China’s largest electronics expositions, Alps Electric will showcase technologies and solutions targeting each of the Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile and Automotive markets. Exhibit Highlight: IoT Sensor Network Module A sensor module for collecting a variety of data,

Photo Press Release: Giant Gingerbread Burj Khalifa Unveiled at DXB14.12.2017 05:57Pressemelding

A 14 metre tall Burj Khalifa made of gingerbread takes centre stage at Dubai Airports’ Winter Wonderland DXB now open at Dubai International’s Terminal 3, B gates. “ Winter Wonderland DXB is the perfect way to get in the festive spirit just moments before jumping on a plane. An instagrammable village scene, set right in the middle of the airport, with entertainment for children and adults, visits from the main man in red on his sleigh and more!” said Helen Mellor-Mitchell, VP Media and Brand Engagement, Dubai Airports. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171213006275/en/ Winter Wonderland DXB arrives at Dubai International Airport (Photo: AETOSWire) Editors Notes Dubai Airports manages the operation and development of both of

As Part of the Fourth Annual Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies14.12.2017 05:20Pressemelding

Undersecretary-General Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, announced a joint cooperation agreement between the United Nations and the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies to organize ten research workshops to promote religious education in the Islamic world. Dieng said the agreement was attained following a set of previous meetings with His Excellency Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies. Both parties discussed a potential cooperation between them to promote religious education via extensive academic programs, and agreed to organize ten research workshops the details of which shall be announced later. Dieng explained that the United Nations highly appreciates the efforts exerted by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies to promote tolerance and coexistence among p

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom