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Startup competitions are a mainstay in Silicon Valley and there probably isn’t a VC or founder out there who hasn’t heard of TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield. From the TechCrunch Podcast Network comes Inside Startup Battlefield — a four-episode miniseries that takes you behind the scenes of one of tech’s most anticipated startup competitions. Each episode is a deep dive into a different part of the competition from the company selection process to crafting a standout pitch to getting to know the winner.

Inside Startup Battlefield is hosted by Neesha Tambe and co-produced and edited by Maggie Stamets and Grace Mendenhall. Special thanks to Haje Jan Kamps, Nisha Dua, Theresa Loconsolo, Devin Coldewey, Harri Weber and all of the Startup Battlefield companies for lending their voices and expertise.

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Startup competitions are a mainstay in Silicon Valley and there probably isn’t a VC or founder out there who hasn’t heard of TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield. From the TechCrunch Podcast Network comes Inside Startup Battlefield — a four-episode miniseries that takes you behind the scenes of one of tech’s most anticipated startup competitions. Each episode is a deep dive into a different part of the competition from the company selection process to crafting a standout pitch to getting to know the winner.

Inside Startup Battlefield is hosted by Neesha Tambe and co-produced and edited by Maggie Stamets and Grace Mendenhall. Special thanks to Haje Jan Kamps, Nisha Dua, Theresa Loconsolo, Devin Coldewey, Harri Weber and all of the Startup Battlefield companies for lending their voices and expertise.

    The Startup Battlefield Basics

    The Startup Battlefield Basics

    Welcome to the four-part series that takes you behind TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield competition. In this episode, our host and Startup Battlefield Editor Neesha Tambe breaks down how the Battlefield companies are selected for the TechCrunch Disrupt stage. Then we take a deep dive into what makes a pitch-perfect with pitch coach and TechCrunch writer Haje Jan Kamps and Startup Battlefield judge and VC Nisha Dua. You’ll also hear from: Julia Somerdin from Labby, Young-Jae Kim and Tara Peters from Anthill, Quddus Pativada from Digest AI, Blessing Adesiyan from Mother honestly, Hikari Senju from Omneky, Mitch Tolson from Ally robotics, Elizabeth Lawler from App map, Aaron Hall from Intropic materials. Sheeba Dawood from Minerva.

    New episodes of Inside Startup Battlefield drop every Monday. Be sure to check out all of the other podcasts in the TechCrunch Podcast Network: Found, Equity, The TechCrunch Podcast, Chain Reaction and The TechCrunch Live Podcast.

    • 30 min
    Making the Pitch Perfect

    Making the Pitch Perfect

    In the second episode of Inside Startup Battlefield, we take a trip to TechCrunch Disrupt 2022 to hear pitches from the top five companies: Aaron Hall from Intropic Materials, Elizabeth Lawler from App Map, Chad Mason from Advanced Ionics, Sheeba Dawood from Minerva Lithium, Tim Lichti from Swap Robotics. We get to know the companies and the unique problems they’re solving through their pitches and the judges’ follow-up questions. Plus we hear from our host and Battlefield Editor, Neesha Tambe, about what working with each company was like.

    New episodes of Inside Startup Battlefield drop every Monday. Be sure to check out all of the other podcasts in the TechCrunch Podcast Network: Found, Equity, The TechCrunch Podcast, Chain Reaction and The TechCrunch Live Podcast.

    • 31 min
    Getting to know the Battlefield 200

    Getting to know the Battlefield 200

    There are 180 companies solving crucial problems that didn’t make it to the Disrupt stage, but that doesn’t mean they’re making any less of an impact. TechCrunch writers Devin Coldewey and Harri Weber take us on a walk through the Expo Hall and let us listen into their conversations with a handful of the most interesting companies in the Battlefield 200.

    New episodes of Inside Startup Battlefield drop every Monday. Be sure to check out all of the other podcasts in the TechCrunch Podcast Network: Found, Equity, The TechCrunch Podcast, Chain Reaction and The TechCrunch Live Podcast.

    • 14 min
    Say Hello to the Startup Battlefield Winner

    Say Hello to the Startup Battlefield Winner

    It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—the winner is announced! In this episode, we get to know the winner of the 2022 Startup Battlefield competition. We’ll hear what’s next for their company and get insight from TechCrunch staff, VCs, and audience members on why they were the right choice.

    New episodes of Inside Startup Battlefield drop every Monday. Be sure to check out all of the other podcasts in the TechCrunch Podcast Network: Found, Equity, The TechCrunch Podcast, Chain Reaction and The TechCrunch Live Podcast.

    • 32 min
    Introducing Inside Startup Battlefield

    Introducing Inside Startup Battlefield

    Startup competitions are a mainstay in Silicon Valley and there probably isn’t a VC or founder out there who hasn’t heard of TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield. From the TechCrunch Podcast Network comes Inside Startup Battlefield — a four-episode miniseries that takes you behind the scenes of one of tech’s most anticipated startup competitions. Each episode is a deep dive into a different part of the competition from the company selection process to crafting a standout pitch to getting to know the winner.

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