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Avalow wants to be your gardening coach

Avalow wants to be your gardening coach

What’s the opposite of a green thumb? Whatever it is, I have that. My house and yard are full of succulents not because they’re trendy, but because anything else I try to plant dies within a month.
Orbit Fab raises $3M to make orbital refueling easier, cheaper and more accessible

Orbit Fab raises $3M to make orbital refueling easier, cheaper and more accessible

Orbit Fab, one of the companies competing in this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield in San Francisco this week, has closed a seed round of $3 million. The funding comes from Type 1 Ventures,
T4 wants to transform market research data with a combination of AI and humans

T4 wants to transform market research data with a combination of AI and humans

When T4 co-founder and CEO Maks Khurgin was working at Bain and Company, he ran into a common problem for analysts looking for market data. He spent way too much time searching for it and felt there

Meet Vise AI, the startup reimagining portfolio management

This TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield startup wants to upend Wall Street's antiquated wealth management system.

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again

A new startup is clearing the way for other companies to better monitor and manage their risk and compliance with privacy laws. Osano, an Austin, Texas-based startup, bills itself as a privacy
Molecule.one uses machine learning to make synthesizing new drugs a snap

Molecule.one uses machine learning to make synthesizing new drugs a snap

Say you’re a pharmaceutical company. You’ve figured out that a novel molecule could be effective in treating an illness — but that molecule only exists in a simulation. How do you actually make it,
Leo Aerospace provides bespoke rocket launches — from a hot air balloon

Leo Aerospace provides bespoke rocket launches — from a hot air balloon

The demand for orbital launches is increasing steadily, and the industry is nowhere near keeping up. Leo Aerospace thinks they can help with a launch technique that's more efficient and requires far

OzoneAI wants companies to pay you for your data, upending the ad model

Imagine this. Instead of giving away your personal data so web giants can show you ads, you cut out the middle person and allow advertisers to pay you directly for your data. It’s a novel idea for a
OmniVis could save lives by detecting cholera-infected water in minutes rather than days

OmniVis could save lives by detecting cholera-infected water in minutes rather than days

Clean drinking water is one of the most urgent needs in developing countries and disaster-stricken areas, but safety tests can take days — during which tainted water can infect thousands. OmniVis aims

Render announces object storage service at TechCrunch Disrupt

It was a big day for startup Render, which participated in the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield today. It also announced some upgrades to its managed cloud platform. First of all, it announced
Mutiny creates personalized plans for B2B marketing

Mutiny creates personalized plans for B2B marketing

Mutiny, a personalized marketing startup for businesses that sell to other businesses, is taking the stage today at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, where it’s announcing new funding and new
Render challenges the cloud’s biggest vendors with cheaper, managed infrastructure

Render challenges the cloud’s biggest vendors with cheaper, managed infrastructure

Render, a participant in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Startup Battlefield, has a big idea. It wants to take on the world’s biggest cloud vendors by offering developers a cheaper alternative that also
Sendmi lets you allocate part of your paycheck for remittance

Sendmi lets you allocate part of your paycheck for remittance

Meet Sendmi, a fintech startup that is launching today in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Sendmi works pretty much like a 401k or a Flexible Spending Account. But instead of saving
Traptic uses 3D vision and robotic arms to harvest ripe strawberries

Traptic uses 3D vision and robotic arms to harvest ripe strawberries

At some unspecified time, somewhere down the road, Traptic would love to expand its robots to pick a wide variety of crops. For now, however, the South Bay-based team is focused solely on

Introducing the Startup Battlefield companies at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019

TechCrunch is excited to announce the 20 startups competing in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Over the next three days, these elite companies will compete on tech’s

One day left to get featured at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield

Founders. The clock is ticking. Applications for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2019 are closing in just about 24 hours. On December 11-12, TechCrunch will feature the top early-stage startups

Startup Battlefield Berlin applications extended by one week

Missed the deadline to apply for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2019? We get it. Founder life is tough. Well guess what, we’re extending applications by one week. The extension ends September

Battlefield winner Forethought adds tool to automate support ticket routing

Last year at this time, Forethought won the TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield competition. A $9 million Series A investment followed last December. Today at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise in San
A True War: EA Reveals The Next Battlefield Game Will Take Place In A Divorcing Family

A True War: EA Reveals The Next Battlefield Game Will Take Place In A Divorcing Family

Big news, Battlefield fans! After months of speculation, EA made a splash this week when they revealed the next treacherous setting for the long-running franchise. According to an EA spokesperson,

Only 24 hours left to apply to Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen

This post goes out to a special group of early-stage hardware startup founders — the procrastinators, the vacillators and the last-minute decision-makers. You have just 24 hours left to submit your