Here are the five Startup Battlefield finalists at Disrupt Berlin

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Fourteen startups introduced on-stage immediately at Disrupt Berlin, giving dwell demos and rapid-fire shows on their origin tales and enterprise fashions, then answering questions from our professional judges.

Now, with the assist of these judges, we’ve narrowed the group right down to five startups engaged on every little thing from productiveness to air air pollution.

These finalists might be presenting once more tomorrow (at 2pm Berlin time, viewable on the TechCrunch web site or in-person at Disrupt) in entrance of a brand new set of judges. The winner will obtain $50,000 and custody of the storied Disrupt Cup.

Here are the finalists:


Gmelius is constructing a workspace platform that lives inside Gmail, permitting groups to get extra bespoke instruments with out including yet one more piece of software program to their repertoire. It slots into the Gmail workspace, including a bunch of options like shared inboxes, a assist desk, an account-management resolution and automation instruments.

Read extra about Gmelius right here.

Hawa Dawa

Hawa Dawa combines knowledge sources like satellites and devoted air monitoring stations to construct a granular warmth map of air pollution, promoting this map to cities and corporations as a subscription API. While the firm notes it’s {hardware} agnostic, it does construct its personal IoT sensors for firms and cities that may not have present air high quality sensors in place.

Read extra about Hawa Dawa right here.


Inovat makes it a lot simpler for vacationers to get reimbursed for the value-added tax, by an app that employs optical character recognition and machine studying to interpret receipts, decide how a lot VAT try to be owed to your buy, and put together the requisite varieties for submission on-line or to a customs officer.

Read extra about Inovat right here.

Scaled Robotics

Scaled Robotics has designed a robotic that may produce 3D progress maps of building websites in minutes, exact sufficient to detect {that a} beam is only a centimeter or two off. Supervisors can then use the software program to examine issues like which items are in place on which ground, whether or not they have been positioned inside the required tolerances, or if there are questions of safety like an excessive amount of detritus on the floor in work areas.

Read extra about Scaled Robotics right here.


Stable gives an answer so simple as automotive insurance coverage, designed to guard farmers round the world from pricing volatility. Through the startup, meals patrons starting from homeowners of a small smoothie store to Coca-Cola workers can insure 1000’s of agricultural commodities, in addition to packaging and vitality merchandise.

Read extra about Stable right here.