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only six days left to apply for startup battlefield australia


ready to give your startup the global recognition it deserves? founders, there are 6 more days to apply for the inaugural startup battlefield australia. the deadline for submission is september 11th at midnight aest. when you apply, you’re giving your startup the opportunity to join the ranks of almost 700 early-stage founders who’ve come before you to hone their pitch with techcrunch before sharing it with the world — ready?stop what you’re doing right now, and apply nowor finish that application you started. it takes less time than watching the season finale of game of thrones, and could leave your startup with an additional 25k aud of runway. how?startup battlefield is techcrunch’s renowned startup launch competition. in partnership with elevacao, techcrunch is bringing battlefield to s






startup battlefield australia applications extended to september 11


all you procrastinators — fear not! applications for battlefield australia have now been extended to september 11th at midnight aest. now you have an entire week to apply to pitch on the renowned battlefield stage.for anyone who may be a little late to the game, startup battlefield is techcrunch’s startup launch competition. companies pitch on stage, provide a live demo and then get grilled by world class judges – investors and seasoned entrepreneurs –  from all over the world. only a small percentage of the companies that apply get on stage, and those that do receive intensive, expert coaching from the techcrunch team to ensure they dazzle the judges on stage.in partnership with elevacao, techcrunch is taking battlefield on the road to sydney to find the best early stage startup in austra






one week left to apply to startup battlefield sf 2017


time waits for no entrepreneur, and you have exactly one week left to submit your application to the startup battlefield taking place at disrupt san francisco 2017. the event takes place september 18-20 at pier 48, and there’s no better way to launch your early-stage startup.that’s not just our opinion. consider what cathy han, ceo of 42, an online retail platform, says about her company’s startup battlefield experience at disrupt ny, 2013.“launching on battlefield helped us rise above the noise, and put us on the radar of customers, investors, and talent early on. we also met a community of amazing founders and the family at techcrunch, who have helped us grow ever since. if you’re launching a new company or product, this is the stage you want to be on.”then there’s roelof botha, a vc at






one week left to apply to startup battlefield sf 2017


time waits for no entrepreneur, and you have exactly one week left to submit your application to the startup battlefield taking place at disrupt san francisco 2017. the event takes place september 18-20 at pier 48, and there’s no better way to launch your early-stage startup.that’s not just our opinion. consider what cathy han, ceo of 42, an online retail platform, says about her company’s startup battlefield experience at disrupt ny, 2013.“launching on battlefield helped us rise above the noise, and put us on the radar of customers, investors, and talent early on. we also met a community of amazing founders and the family at techcrunch, who have helped us grow ever since. if you’re launching a new company or product, this is the stage you want to be on.”then there’s roelof botha, a vc at






announcing the startup battlefield scholarship fund for disrupt ny 2017


after the success of the startup battlefield scholarship fund at disrupt sf and disrupt london, we are pleased to announce that we will once again be offering scholarships to startup battlefield companies at disrupt ny 2017, taking place may 15-17. startup battlefield is techcrunch disrupt’s startup competition that takes place three times a year. applications to participate in startup battlefield are due february 28th.while participation in battlefield is free for all companies, we understand that costs to attend the conference include more than just the conference tickets. it’s been shown that underrepresented founders face additional challenges raising early capital making it hard for those companies to participate and travel to competitions such as this.once teams are selected to parti






now is the time to apply for startup battlefield africa


we’re looking for a few good startups based in sub-saharan africa to participate in our inaugural startup battlefield africa, and all you startup folks out there in the region aren’t going to want to miss this.techcrunch is excited to be partnering with facebook to bring our illustrious startup competition, the startup battlefield, to nairobi, kenya, later this year. the battlefield will feature several prominent startups from the region, each vying to be crowned the most promising startup in sub-saharan africa.startups can apply to one of three categories: social good; productivity and utility; and gaming and entertainment. as long as your company fits into one of these categories and you meet the eligibility criteria at the bottom of this post, you are encouraged to apply no later than j






just a few more weeks to apply for startup battlefield africa


startups in sub-saharan africa, your time is running out. you have just a few short weeks to apply for techcrunch’s inaugural startup battlefield africa competition, so those looking to participate in the competition should apply soon.the application page can be found here, and the deadline to fill out an application is friday, july 14 at 5pm pst. companies selected to participate will be notified by august 21.startups can apply to one of three categories: social good, productivity and utility or gaming and entertainment. as long as your company fits into one of these categories and you meet the eligibility criteria at the bottom of this post, you are encouraged to apply.techcrunch is excited to be partnering with facebook to bring the battlefield to nairobi, kenya later this year. the bat






apply for startup battlefield at disrupt sf


you’ve questioned the status quo; you’re ready to shake things up. but does your innovative startup have what it takes to be the next dropbox, mint or trello? it’s time to put your hard work to the ultimate test and apply to startup battlefield at disrupt sf. and frankly, who wouldn’t want to launch from a stage in san francisco, the very heart and soul of tech startups?apply today and you might just join the illustrious ranks of startup battlefield alumni. these 648 companies — which, in addition to the three mentioned above, include yammer and fitbit — have raised more than $6.9 billion in funding. they’ve also exited or ipo’d more than 95 times.battlefield pitches take place in front of a live audience of several thousand people, and they’re also live-streamed — on techcrunch.com, faceb






deadline to sign up for startup battlefield africa extended by one week


all right, startups in sub-saharan africa, you can now breathe a little easier. we’re giving you a one-week extension, and you now have until next friday, july 21, to apply to techcrunch’s inaugural 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. the battlefield will feature several prominent startups from the region, each vying to be crowned the most promising startup in sub-saharan africa.as a reminder, startups can apply to one of three categories: social good, productivity and utility or gaming and entertainment. as long as your company fits into one of these categories and you meet the eligibility criteria at the bottom of this post, you are encouraged to a






45 days left to apply to startup battlefield, san francisco 2017


what’s raised over $6.9 billion dollars in funding, exited or ipo’ed over 95 times, and delivered over 655 pitches? techcrunch startup battlefield: applications for startup battlefield at disrupt sf are now open. we’re searching for new, innovative startups to launch and compete this september at techcrunch disrupt sf.the pitch: competing startups will pitch for six minutes on the techcrunch disrupt main stage, with a live product demo, followed by a q & a from a tier-1 list of judges. past battlefield judges have included susan lyne (bbg ventures), roelof botha (sequoia capital), karin klein (bloomberg beta), and fred wilson (union square ventures). the battlefield sessions are livestreamed to the global tc audience via techcrunch.com, facebook, twitter, and youtube.the prize: the winner






tc disrupt startup battlefield application deadline extended to thursday


if you tried to apply to disrupt ny’s startup battlefield today, you might have noticed you hit a wall.we’re having some technical difficulties right now with the website, and have decided to extend the deadline to thursday, march 2, at 12 pm pt.we’ll be sure to spread the word when the issue is resolved. we apologize for any inconvenience.startup battlefield is the premier startup competition. so far, 648 companies have launched on our stages, raising a combined total of $6.9 billion — and 94 battlefield companies have either been acquired or ipo’ed.if selected to participate, your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face q&a from an all-star list of judges. all battlefield sessions are live streamed to a vast, global audience via techcrunch, facebook, twitter/periscope and yo






tc disrupt startup battlefield application deadline extended to thursday


if you tried to apply to disrupt ny’s startup battlefield today, you might have noticed you hit a wall.we’re having some technical difficulties right now with the website, and have decided to extend the deadline to thursday, march 2, at 12pm pt.we’ll be sure to spread the word when the issue is resolved. we apologize for any inconvenience.startup battlefield is the premiere startup competition. so far 648 companies have launched on our stages, raising a combined total of $6.9 billion and 94 battlefield companies have either been acquired or ipo’ed.if selected to participate your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face q&a from an all-star list of judges. all battlefield sessions are live-streamed to a vast, global audience via techcrunch, facebook, twitter/periscope, and youtu






45 days left to apply to startup battlefield, san francisco 2017


what’s raised over $6.9 billion dollars in funding, exited or ipo’ed over 95 times and delivered over 655 pitches? techcrunch startup battlefield. applications for startup battlefield at disrupt sf are now open. we’re searching for new, innovative startups to launch and compete this september at techcrunch disrupt sf.the pitch: competing startups will pitch for six minutes on the techcrunch disrupt main stage, with a live product demo, followed by a q & a from a tier-1 list of judges. past battlefield judges have included susan lyne (bbg ventures), roelof botha (sequoia capital), karin klein (bloomberg beta) and fred wilson (union square ventures). the battlefield sessions are live streamed to the global tc audience via techcrunch.com, facebook, twitter and youtube.the prize: the winner of






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 final review of the 15 companies that will compete in the battlefield. at the same time, our editors have been diligently programming a spectacular agenda. here are a sampling of the africa tech luminaries who will be joining us on stage as judges and/or speakers:andreata muforo, tide africa fundleo stiegeler, ringier africahelen jennings, naataleghosa omoigui, echovcwale ayeni, ifcbosun tijani, ceo at cchubbob co






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 final review of the 15 companies that will compete in the battlefield. at the same time, our editors have been diligently programming a spectacular agenda. here are a sampling of the africa tech luminaries who will be joining us on stage as judges and/or speakers:andreata muforo, tide africa fundleo stiegeler, ringier africahelen jennings, naataleghosa omoigui, echovcwale ayeni, ifcbosun tijani, ceo at cchubbob col






reminder: apply for the techcrunch battlefield africa in nairobi


this one’s for you, startups in sub-saharan africa. techcrunch is excited to be partnering with facebook to bring our illustrious startup competition, the startup battlefield, to nairobi, kenya later this year, and we’re looking for some promising startups to take part in the inaugural startup battlefield africa.startups can apply to one of three categories: social good, productivity and utility or gaming and entertainment. as long as your company fits into one of these categories and you meet the eligibility criteria at the bottom of this post, you are encouraged to apply no later than july 14, 2017 at 5pm pst.the application can be found here. companies selected to participate will be notified by august 21.techcrunch will host startup battlefield africa in nairobi in front of a live audi






startup battlefield application deadline extended for disrupt new york


startup life is tough and hectic. you’re busy. we get it. that’s why we extended the startup battlefield applications for techcrunch disrupt new york. you now have until february 28th at 12pm pt to get your startup application in. apply now!why apply? well, the numbers are in and they speak for themselves. as of january 2017, the techcrunch startup battlefield companies have raised over $6.9 billion dollars with 94 exits. that’s right, $6.9 billion. companies that have launched on our stage include mint.com, dropbox, twilio, and trello (which just sold to atlassian for $425m). not to mention disrupt ny alum vurb which sold to snapchat for $110m, and beam (acquired by microsoft).companies that participate in startup battlefield pitch their product to top investors and entrepreneurs at techc






sign up now for a chance to exhibit for free in disrupt sf’s startup alley


startup alley is the buzzing heart of techcrunch’s disrupt events, and this year at disrupt sf (sept. 18-20) 30 startups will get to exhibit for one day at no charge plus receive two tickets for access to all three days of the show.here’s how the program works. techcrunch is seeking awesome startups for featured pavilions, which are a special section of startup alley based on categories where there is a lot of startup activity and investor interest.  startups are free to apply to the 10 featured pavilions we’ll have at disrupt sf, and we will pick three winners for each pavilion to receive the free spots. wait, there’s more! each winning startup will have a three-minute slot on the showcase stage, in the heart of startup alley, to pitch their startup to the thousands of disrupt attendees.






startups, apply to startup battlefield at disrupt sf today


applications are pouring in for disrupt sf’s startup battlefield competition, and it’s no wonder — this year’s startup battlefield participants will join an illustrious alumni network of 655 companies (like cloudflare, dropbox, trello) that have raised more than $6.9 billion in funding and have excited or ipo’ed more than 95 times. we are still searching for innovative startups that want to launch on our stage and aren’t afraid to get a little competitive! the winning company takes home the legendary disrupt cup and an equity-free check for $50,000 — not to mention a place in the startup history books.back to the basicsaround 25 startups will be chosen to pitch for six minutes on the disrupt sf stage in front of thousands of attendees and millions of online viewers. each company will pitch






disrupt ny startup battlefield applications are due in a week


it takes about 15 minutes to fill out an application for startup battlefield and they’re due in a week. stop procrastinating and submit your startup.applications for startup battlefield at disrupt ny are now open. we’re searching for new, up-and-coming startups to launch and compete on the  techcrunch disrupt ny stage.why apply? your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face q&a from an all-star list of judges. past battlefield judges have included roelof botha (sequoia capital), fred wilson (union square ventures), and eileen burbidge (passion capital). all battlefield sessions are live streamed to a vast, global audience via techcrunch, facebook, twitter/periscope, and youtube. the disrupt london battlefield finals last december saw 80,000 viewers on facebook live alone.th






disrupt ny startup battlefield applications are due in two weeks


applications for startup battlefield at disrupt ny are now open and due on february 18. that’s just over two weeks away. we’re searching for new, up-and-coming startups to launch and compete on the  techcrunch disrupt ny stage.why apply? your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face q&a from an all-star list of judges. past battlefield judges have included roelof botha (sequoia capital), fred wilson (union square ventures), and eileen burbidge (p ion capital). all battlefield sessions are live streamed to a vast, global audience via techcrunch, facebook, twitter/periscope, and youtube. the disrupt london battlefield finals last december saw 80,000 viewers on facebook live alone.the battlefield winner takes home the renowned disrupt cup, a check for $50,000, and priceless ex






disrupt ny startup battlefield applications are due in two weeks


applications for startup battlefield at disrupt ny are now open and due on february 18. that’s just over two weeks away. we’re searching for new, up-and-coming startups to launch and compete on the techcrunch disrupt ny stage.why apply? your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face q&a from an all-star list of judges. past battlefield judges have included roelof botha (sequoia capital), fred wilson (union square ventures), and eileen burbidge (p ion capital). all battlefield sessions are live streamed to a vast, global audience via techcrunch, facebook, twitter/periscope, and youtube. the disrupt london battlefield finals last december saw 80,000 viewers on facebook live alone.the battlefield winner takes home the renowned disrupt cup, a check for $50,000, and priceless exp






factgem wants to help businesses get more value out of their data


factgem, which is launching in our disrupt new york battlefield competition today, was born out of megan kvamme‘s frustration with trying to juggle hundreds of excel spreadsheets — and the data in them — while she was working as an investment banker. when she tried to find a software product that would allow her to more easily analyze all of this data, she couldn’t find what she was looking for, so she started working on what would later become factgem back in 2011.“people said ‘no,’ that’s a hard problem. you can’t do that,” kvamme recalled, and later added that what she wanted to build was essentially a bloomberg terminal for data. shortly after she started exploring the space, she met clark richey, now factgem’s cto, who has an extensive background in working with databases at marklogic






and the winner of startup battlefield at disrupt ny 2017 is… recordgram


advertisement at the very beginning, there were 19 startups. after three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner.startups participating in the startup battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. they all presented in front of multiple groups of vcs and tech leaders serving as judges for a chance to win $50,000 and the coveted disrupt cup.after hours of deliberations, techcrunch editors pored over the judges’ notes and narrowed the list down to five finalists: collider, domuso, nucypher, recordgram and sunrise health.these startups made their way to the finale to demo in front of our final panel of judges, which included: stuart ellman (rre ventures), ann lamont (oak hc/ft), susan lyne (bbg ventures), matthew panzar






and the winner of startup battlefield at disrupt ny 2017 is… recordgram


advertisement at the very beginning, there were 19 startups. after three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner.startups participating in the startup battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. they all presented in front of multiple groups of vcs and tech leaders serving as judges for a chance to win $50,000 and the coveted disrupt cup.after hours of deliberations, techcrunch editors pored over the judges’ notes and narrowed the list down to five finalists: collider, domuso, nucypher, recordgram and sunrise health.these startups made their way to the finale to demo in front of our final panel of judges, which included: stuart ellman (rre ventures), ann lamont (oak investment partners), susan lyne (bbg ventures),






startup battlefield application deadline extended for disrupt sf


procrastinators rejoice — the application deadline for startup battlefield, disrupt san francisco 2017 has been extended until monday, july 17 at 12 pm pt. that means you have two extra days to do whatever it takes to give your early-stage startup a shot at presenting on the main stage at disrupt sf.startup battlefield participants compete for a $50,000 prize and the disrupt cup — not to mention the potential to launch their company from obscurity onto a world stage.participants each have six minutes to demonstrate their product and to answer questions from a panel of judges consisting of well-known vcs and techcrunch editors. all of this takes place in front of a live audience of investors, partners and media, and it’s simultaneously streamed to a global audience via techcrunch.com and so






deep science ai monitors security feeds for masks and guns to quicken response t


you’re working late at the 7-eleven when a masked man comes through the door with a gun. you raise your hands, follow his instructions, empty the cash register and throw some burners in the bag. as he runs out the door, you note his height, collect yourself and call 9-1-1. unless you don’t need to because the mask immediately tipped off your store’s ai, and the police are already on their way with a description. that’s what startup battlefield company deep science ai hopes to enable.there are security cameras everywhere, founders sean huver and sam tkach thought, and deep learning models are getting really good at spotting individual objects in footage — for example, masks and guns. so why not put the two together?“people find it surprising how prevalent this problem is in high-crime areas






applications for startup battlefield at disrupt ny are due tuesday, feb. 28


there is now less than 24 hours to register for the next startup battlefield event. the application process takes just a few minutes. all you have to do is fill out some fields, upload a video demo and cross your fingers.startup battlefield is the premiere startup competition. so far 648 companies have launched on our stages, raising a combined total of $6.9 billion and 94 battlefield companies have either been acquired or ipo’ed.disrupt 2011 battlefield company trello was just acquired by atlassian for $425m. disrupt ny 2014 winner vurb was acquired by snapchat for $110m last year, and microsoft acquired disrupt ny 2016 winner beam just four months after stepping off our stage. not to mention dropbox, yammer and mint.com, all of which have gone on to great successes after startup battlefi






houzeo simplifies the process of selling your home


software might be eating the world, but the real estate industry remains one market segment that is still operating in an antiquated world full of phone calls, faxes and manual paperwork processing. startup battlefield company houzeo wants to change that, by digitizing — and simplifying — the process of selling a home.to do that, houzeo breaks down selling a home into a series of linear steps, and guides sellers through the entire process. the company has automated much of what used to be done by filling out paperwork, and has moved to a digital process wherever possible.those steps include listing and marketing a property, pricing a home, filling out federal and state disclosures, finding an attorney or escrow company, comparing offers and closing out the transaction.the goal is to bring






applications for startup battlefield at disrupt ny are due tuesday, feb 28


there is now less than 24 hours to register for the next startup battlefield event. the application process takes just a few minutes. all you have to do is fill out some fields, upload a video demo and cross your fingers.startup battlefield is the premiere startup competition. so far 648 companies have launched on our stages, raising a combined total of $6.9 billion and 94 battlefield companies have either been acquired or ipo’eddisrupt 2011 battlefield company trello was just acquired by atlassian for $425m. disrupt ny 2014 winner vurb was acquired by snapchat for $110m last year, and microsoft acquired disrupt ny 2016 winner beam just four months after stepping off our stage. not to mention dropbox, yammer and mint.com, all of which have gone on to great successes after startup battlefie






sign up for a free exhibitor table in startup alley at disrupt berlin


startup alley is at the center of techcrunch’s disrupt events, and this year at disrupt berlin (4-5 december) we are going to feature some of the top startups in europe. we are looking for 30 outstanding startups to participate in one of our featured pavilions, so exhibit your startup and attend disrupt berlin for free.here’s how the program works. techcrunch is seeking awesome startups to exhibit in featured pavilions, which are special sections of startup alley based on categories where there is a lot of startup buzz and investor interest. startups are free to apply to the 10 featured pavilions we’ll have at disrupt berlin, and we will pick three winners for each pavilion to receive free spots. if you’re one of the lucky companies selected, you’ll be able to exhibit for one day at no cha






nexla launches data operations platform with $3.5 million investment


nexla, a competitor in the techcrunch disrupt battlefield this week in new york city, has more on its plate than simply impressing the judges. it also chose to launch their public beta at the event and, while it was at it, announced $3.5 million in funding led by blumberg capital with participation from storm ventures, engineering capital and correlation ventures.that’s what i call making the most of your disrupt experience.the company is attempting to solve a major problem around processing data from multiple sources and putting it into a form to make it useful for a given customer and how they do business. it’s a challenge the founders faced first-hand at their previous jobs working in the advertising business where they had to deal with tens of thousands of such data sources, ingesting






sign up for a free featured pavilion exhibit at disrupt sf


startup alley is at the center of techcrunch’s disrupt events, and this year at disrupt sf (september 18-20) we are taking it to the next level! we are looking for 30 outstanding startups to participate in one of our featured pavilions, exhibit your startup and attend disrupt sf for free.here’s how the program works. techcrunch is seeking awesome startups to exhibit in featured pavilions, which are special sections of startup alley based on categories where there is a lot of startup buzz and investor interest. startups are free to apply to the 10 featured pavilions we’ll have at disrupt sf, and we will pick three winners for each pavilion to receive free spots. if you’re one of the lucky companies selected, you’ll be able to exhibit for one day at no charge, plus get two tickets for access






last chance to sign up for a free startup alley exhibit spot at disrupt sf


startup alley is one of the bedrocks of techcrunch’s disrupt events, and this year at disrupt sf (september 18-20) we are adding a new twist that means 30 sharp startups will get to exhibit and demo for free.here’s how the program works: techcrunch wants to ensure a strong line-up in startup alley for certain categories that have investors riled up, so we’re offering three, free exhibit and demo spots in each of 10 hot categories. techcrunch editorial will pick the top startups from the pool of applicants. the lucky companies will exhibit for one day at no charge, plus get two tickets for access to all three days of disrupt.wait, there’s more! each winning startup will have a three-minute slot on the showcase stage in the heart of startup alley to do a pitch for disrupt attendees that tech






just 2 days left to save $1,000 on disrupt ny tickets


heads up, startup guys and gals. you are seriously running out of time to get deeply discounted tickets to the hottest startup show in the big apple – disrupt ny 2017.with disrupt ny 2017 a few short weeks away, the window to purchase early bird disrupt tickets is quickly closing. you have until the end of day tomorrow, april 21 to get tickets for just $1,995 apiece, a full $1,000 less than what you’ll pay if you wait until saturday.you can get your tickets here.that ticket is your all-access pass to all the great things taking place at this year’s disrupt.with your early bird ticket, you’ll get to hobnob with reps from hundreds of startups that will be pitching their products and services to the thousands of attendees walking through startup alley and hardware alley.then, you’ll hear from






disrupt berlin 2017 startup battlefield applications are now open!


startup battlefield applications for disrupt berlin are now open. techcrunch is hunting for innovative startups to launch on the famous disrupt stage this december.for those of you who don’t know, startup battlefield is techcrunch’s startup launch competition. winners compete for the illustrious disrupt cup, a check for $50,000 and international attention from press and investors alike. all pitches are live streamed to an expansive international audience of investors, media and tech thought leaders.companies will pitch on the disrupt stage for six minutes, including a live product demo, followed by an intense q&a session with our incredible judges. battlefield judges include eileen burbidge (passion capital), sonali de rycker (accel),roelof botha (sequoia capital) and carlos eduardo espina






techcrunch to host a startup competition with facebook in nairobi


techcrunch is hosting its first startup competition in sub-saharan africa. we’ve wanted to bring techcrunch to africa for a long time, and now thanks to our sponsor facebook, we will bring the startup battlefield competition, to nairobi on october 11 this year.we’re looking for sub-saharan africa’s best innovators, makers and technical entrepreneurs to participate in techcrunch battlefield africa 2017. startups can apply to three categories: social good, productivity and utility, gaming and entertainment. techcrunch will host the event in nairobi in front of a live audience and top judges, and we will live stream the show on techcrunch and facebook so the rest of the world can tune in. the judges will choose a winner in each category and select an overall winner, “sub-saharan africa’s most






could this be the samsung galaxy s8’s official press render?


thursday and friday brought a lot of news from the galaxy s8 rumor stack including a leaked live-image and a full list of alleged specs, including a strange resolution that ends up being higher than the lg g6’s. but anyway, the following is an image of what is believed to be an official render of the samsung galaxy s8.now, if you compare the render to the live image we saw on thursday, they coincide pretty well. the proportions of the era module next to the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor look spot-on in the image.if we look at the front of the render, and then look back at the supposed front-gl panel for the galaxy s8, the two aren’t consistent with the leaks we are getting. so either this is fake, or that gl is.more will reveal itself in the coming weeks. we are still looking at a march