Savvy early-stage startup founders are making plans to attend our flagship event, Disrupt San Francisco 2019, on October 2-4 at Moscone North.

It’s three jam-packed days of connection, inspiration and discovery that you don’t want to miss.

But here’s a hot tip for founders who want to wring every drop of opportunity out of their time at Disrupt.

It’s easy to do, and it’s free.

Earning our TC Top Picks designation is a highly competitive and curated process.

TechCrunch editors will thoroughly review each application and select up to five standout startups in each of the following categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education.

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