A group of seven promising Nigerian startups, including Akowe, Alusoft Technologies Ltd., Bus54, Famasi Ltd., Flowmono, Foris Labs, and Genesis 360, have been handpicked for the prestigious 2023 TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 200 class.
This exclusive opportunity allows these early-stage ventures to present their groundbreaking ideas at the renowned TechCrunch Disrupt conference.
Diverse in sectors such as fintech, SaaS, AI, machine learning, and Blockchain, these startups will participate in the event held in San Francisco from September 19 to 21. Here, they will showcase their innovations to potential investors and compete for coveted funding and mentorship.
TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 200 shines a spotlight on 200 top tech startups from various industries worldwide, culminating in the final pitch competition at Disrupt 2023.
The competition includes extensive training, masterclasses, receptions, and investor interactions, culminating in the top 20 startups advancing to the final round on the Disrupt Stage. The ultimate victor secures a $100,000 equity-free prize and the coveted Disrupt Cup.
TechCrunch expanded the Startup Battlefield to embrace the ever-evolving tech landscape, inviting startups with transformative potential to participate. With thousands of applications reviewed globally, the selected companies offer insights into emerging trends, from AI dominance to fintech innovations.
Each chosen startup receives valuable perks, including exhibition space, pitch training, mentorship, VC office hours, and more. In addition to the Nigerian cohort, nine other African startups have also earned a place among the 200 selected participants, representing a diverse array of industries.
The Startup Battlefield not only grants free attendance and demo booths at Disrupt but also presents networking opportunities and private events designed to support these budding entrepreneurs. As the competition progresses, a group of finalists will emerge, vying for the $100,000 prize, the Disrupt Cup, and the honor of being at the forefront of transformative tech innovations.