TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin Startup Alley: The place to be this November

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If you are a serious startup striving for international success than you are already familiar with the Disrupt Berlin:  the biggest event in Europe that brings together startups, investors, founders, and media. This year this world know meeting will take place at the Berlin Arena on November 29-30.

Put the main event aside (follow our website in the following weeks for hot updates regarding the event) the Startup Alley exhibition, also known as the biggest exhibition place for pre-series A startups in Europe – is considered the very heart of this -two days- premium event.

With over 3.000 attendees and 300+ world known media, Startup Alley is the place to be for all startups who are interested to exhibit their latest tech achievements or just to meet the most prominent investors and be heard by the most influential media such as Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, Mashable and more.

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On top of this, for those startups lucky enough, there is a great opportunity to be among the 50 startups out of 400 that can showcase their products and solution for free. What it takes to apply for this free exhibitor package, is for one, to be an exceptional startup and two, to belong to one of the categories that qualify as TC Top Picks (AI/Machine Learning; Blockchain; CRM/Enterprise; E-commerce; Education; Fintech; Healthtech/Biotech; Hardware, Robotics, IoT; Mobility; Gaming). If your startup is eligible than an application for the free package can be submitted on this link until September 28.

Besides the opportunity to exhibit at the greatest startup event in Europe, the winning startups will also get three Disrupt Berlin Founder Passes, access to CrunchMatch (free investor-to-startup matching platform), full use of the Startup Alley Exhibitor lounge and access to the Disrupt press list. Other perks that come along with the opportunity of being present at this event are of course the media attention, possibility for a three-minute interview and the wide opportunity to talk face to face with thousands of potential investors, founders, collaborators and customers.

For those not lucky enough, Startup Alley exhibition gives the opportunity for paid packages to showcase their products.

Vlad Larin, the co-founder of Zeroqode, who exhibit their products at Startup Alley, said:

“Startup Alley was a wonderful experience, and the publicity we received from the onstage interview brought a lot of people back to our website. We had a huge spike in traffic, and we’re still feeling the positive business effects of that interview”, Larin said, TechCrunch reported.

For Luke Heron, CEO of, the Startup Alley experience had a huge impact in their fundraising.

“TechCrunch uses a curation process regarding the companies it accepts. So, exhibiting at Disrupt — among all these other fantastic startups — has a hugely positive impact when you’re fundraising.”

As for the speakers and judges, this year lineup is made of founders and CEO of the leading companies such as Starling Bank, Tandem, Ayden, Accel and many more.