Funds up to $118k per team
Takes 6-10% equity
Markets Hardware Mobile Web Start‑ups
Invests in Europe North America South America Asia Africa 5 more
Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business. With 18 mentorship-driven accelerator programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey. Techstars provides access to over 5,000 founders, mentors investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access to capital, guidance, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, and recruitment.

Sample Techstars companies include DigitalOcean, SendGrid, Sphero, Localytics, GrabCAD, GroupMe, Plated, Distil Networks, and Contently.

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Cody Simms Managing Director at Techstars.Working together with The Walt Disney Company to deliver Disney Accelerator.
Daniel Andrews Director of Engineering at Techstars.
Jason Seats Managing Director of TechStars Cloud, Slicehost founder & Rackspace Alumnus
Jessica Robinson Implementation Manager with Techstars. Helped grow Zipcar car sharing as Marketing Manager, Locations Manager, & Market Launch Manager.
Jessica Williamson Director at Techstars, Barclays FinTech AcceleratorApplications are open until 9 January, excited for our second cohort!
Julie Penner I'm the Program Manager for Techstars Boulder!
Kara Gomez Program Manager for Techstars Cloud
Tak Lo Entrepreneur, United States Army vet, ex-consultant and banker
Troy Henikoff Serial entrepreneur, Techstars Managing Director in Chicago, MATH Venture Partners - Managing Director


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