Technology media giant, TechCrunch (in partnership with ELEVACAO) is bringing their brilliant business combat zone, TechCrunch Startup Battlefield to Australian shores.
It’s tough, it’s competitive, and it is designed to take early-stage startup ventures to the next level, with expert pitch coaching from Battlefield editor Samantha Stein and unprecedented exposure on offer for competitors. The ‘gamification’ of startup culture is a unique move, with competitors even winding up on a leaderboard, eSports-style. And it clearly works - Dropbox and Mint count themselves among the Battlefield alumni.
So, why Australia? Well, it seems that between Australia and New Zealand, there’s innovation in spades. After all, success stories like the aussie Atlassian and New Zealand’s Xero are experiencing stratospheric growth from their humble startup beginnings.
Are you ready to drop in and do battle against the up-and-coming startup elite? Here’s what you’ll need in your field kit to apply:
You could be the very first Startup Battlefield Australia winner! Why not use the Fingerprint for Success entrepreneurial toolkit and get the edge in your startup training and development?
Our programs were designed by world-renowned coaches. Sessions only take 5-15 minutes. Get started for free with your personalized program now.
Our expert coaches have designed hyper-effective programs that will help
you with startup fundraising.
Coach Marlee (your amazing AI-powered personal coach) will analyse your unique traits and goals to let you know which program to start with (and if there are any you should skip)!
Your recommended programs include:
Big picture thinking is critical in scaling high growth ventures and is found correlated with greater ambition and successfully raising more rounds of venture capital. Strengthen your comfort and use of big picture thinking to inspire your team and potential investors in why they should invest in your business.
Inspire yourself and others to see and achieve grand visions and goals. A focus on goals is especially helpful for raising capital, impactful communication, maintaining focus over time and for aligning investors and team members with your vision and mission.
Explore, develop or strengthen your emotional intelligence (EQ). Awareness of your and others’ emotions is at the heart of influencing, ‘reading people’, impactful communication, deep relating and authentic connections with investors and strategic partners.
During this eight week program Coach Marlee will help you to develop a genuine appreciation for experimentation and data and a willingness to empower the opinions, feedback and insights of potential investors, team members and others in your life.
In this high impact eight week program Coach Marlee will help increase your comfort and confidence to scale your leadership and business, navigate investors and other stakeholders and also help you develop greater comfort to compete and collaborate at the top of your industry or field.
Develop ‘step back’ mastery for increased self-awareness and tools for raising capital. Reflection and patience are core to consolidating learning, development, strategic thinking, recharging and authentic visionary leadership.
Comfort to initiate and kick things off is at the heart of high growth ventures and is found correlated with successfully raising more rounds of venture capital. Strengthen your comfort and motivation to start conversations and initiate opportunities to fund business growth.
“As an engineer, I never thought about doing a retro with my family. This has been cool.”
“Marlee helped me discover skills in myself and others on how to work together as a team!”
“The new Team Building program by Coach Marlee is amazing! I always believe in team work, and understanding your team dynamics does the magic!“
“Marlee creates momentum and feels good to move ahead”
“Blew my mind, had no idea how arrogant I have been. Total blind spot. I really like the multiplier stuff”
“What profound and exciting coaching. Brilliant!”
“Our fast-paced society pushes us to neglect our very human need to take a moment to pause and reflect. Marlee helped me get back in touch with that, and it has done wonders for my mental health!”
“This was a good reflection and trigger to make the decision that I was pondering!”