It’s almost time to kick off another year at The International Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas! We are proud to partner with CES to present the Startup Stage in Eureka Park. Join us January 9th-11th for exclusive startup programming, pitch competitions, and the opportunity to connect and network with entrepreneurs and other people within […]
Techstars is excited to announce our expanded investment in Singapore with the Rakuten Accelerator, Powered by Techstars. Together with Rakuten, a global leader in internet services, Techstars will work with early-stage entrepreneurs who are advancing social messaging technologies, with a focus on the Viber application. This mentorship-driven accelerator will focus on disrupting and revolutionizin...
Additive manufacturing startups are encouraged to apply for the Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator. This mentorship-driven accelerator, in partnership with Techstars and $11 billion global digital industrial Stanley Black & Decker, is looking to identify 10 additive manufacturing startups to come to Hartford, Connecticut in Q3 2018 with applications opening in January 2018. The S...
With the holidays fast approaching, we thought we’d make it easier for you to find a unique gift for everyone on your list. From access to thousands of fitness classes, a four-legged robot spider, and even products that give you a little more peace of mind, we’ve got you covered. Do you constantly have to […]
Are you and your company ready for Techstars? As you may know, Techstars Mentorship-driven accelerator programs invest in founders to help them do more faster. Over the past decade Techstars has helped more than 1,200 companies grow and raise over $4.4 billion in funding, with a portfolio market cap of $11 billion. And now we […]
I have seen many corporates who want to engage with startups. They come to me and ask me to, “bring some startups who can present to them.” My response is typically that I don’t operate a startup zoo and if they want to feed the founders, they have to go elsewhere. This tends to make […]
What do you think the retail end-to-end experience will look like in five or ten years from now? For thousands of years, retail was structured and devised around very specific locations. In other words, buyers & sellers physically coalesced around specific places. Then came the Internet, and incrementally overturned it all. It’s rewritten the rules […]
Today we are excited to announce Accor Hotels as a new corporate partner of the Techstars Paris Program, along with Air Liquide, FDJ, Groupama, Renault Group, RCI Bank and Services, and Total. AccorHotels will provide its expertise as an open innovation Group working with startups all over the world for the benefits of its customers, […]
We are proud to announce that 10 Techstars companies have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 this year. Companies from Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator programs out of NYC, LA, and Boston were recognized, as well as founders from our corporate innovation programs. We’re also proud to see Techstars Startup Programs represented, with Rover co-founder […]
I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining Techstars as the Managing Director of the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator. This accelerator program will take place in LIFT Labs in the new Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia. My mandate is to identify, invest in and support the next breakthrough media, entertainment and connectivity startups. This new […]
Santiago de Chile is a city found in South America, in the middle Los Andes, and the number one place for entrepreneurship in Latin America. Santiago is on track to become the Internet Technology (IT) hub of Latin America. Chile has the highest rate of Internet users in Latin America and the country ranks 9th […]
We are honored to support the largest celebration of entrepreneurship in the world, Global Entrepreneurship Week. We will hold over 200 events, in over 60 cities this year over in just two weekends! As part of the celebration, Techstars Global Startup Weekend comes with a Regional and Global Showcase, with prizes from Google, Amazon, .CO, […]
Today, Techstars alumni SendGrid rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Having served alongside Mark Solon on SendGrid’s board of directors since 2009, we were honored to be invited to help SendGrid open the market today. Today, we congratulate the entire SendGrid team. It’s truly been an honor to work with them as […]
Son más las cosas que nos unen que las que nos separan, y cuando hablamos de condiciones para el desarrollo de un ecosistema emprendedor pujante, es un hecho que existen ciertos ingredientes comunes que posicionan a América Latina ante una oportunidad histórica de generar riqueza y desarrollo a través del emprendimiento.
There are more common threads uniting us than creating barriers. And when we talk about the conditions necessary to the development of a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, it is a fact there are common ingredients. These common ingredients are positioning Latin America to a once in a lifetime opportunity to build wealth and opportunities through entrepreneurship.
The Techstars Sustainability Accelerator, in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy, will ensure that we innovate to make the world a better place to live. Techstars and The Nature Conservancy are seeking entrepreneurs with commercially viable technologies that can rapidly scale to help sustainably provide food and water and address global issues like climate change. The […]
This post originally appeared on blog.startupdigest.com. The following is a guest post by Kenny Kline, a serial entrepreneur. His ventures are primarily focused on media and digital marketing. You can follow him on Twitter @ThisBeKenny. Anyone who’s starting a business has no doubt been informed of this scary statistic: More than half of all startups fail to […]
Join us for Techstars Mobility's Demo Day in Detroit, MI as our companies take the stage to present their businesses! --- Fathom is modernizing and simplifying the recreational rental industry starting with its flagship product, the Fathom One, and underwater drone built for adventure. Danny Vessells - firstname.lastname@example.org - @fathomdrone Axle is the next evolution in ground-based, long dist...
Today at FounderCon, Techstars and WeWork announced that we have formed a worldwide partnership to expand options for where Techstars Mentorship-driven Accelerator Programs and Techstars Startup Programs work from. Techstars accelerator programs in Toronto, Kansas City, Boston and New York City are in WeWork locations, and other accelerator programs will have the option to use […]
I love office hours and listening to pitches – most of the time. This week I had an odd meeting that reminded me of some epic fails in pitching your startup idea. I will protect the “Pitching Parties” in this post and not identify them, but here are some quick reminders and lessons learned: Don’t […]
We just completed the second Demo Day for the Techstars IoT Program in New York. One of the corporate partners of this program was the global professional services firm, PwC. In this post, Dave Drach, VP Corporate Strategy at Techstars and Niko Pipaloff, Emerging Tech and Startup Engagement at PwC, share their experiences on the […]
With more than 200 events in line, Techstars Global Startup Weekend is the biggest entrepreneurial celebration around the world happening in the frame of Global Entrepreneurship Week, in the weekends of November 10th-12th and 17th-19th. How does Techstars Global Startup Weekend work this year? Ask Me Anything: To help our attendees get the most out […]
Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, is excited to announce the launch of the Techstars Impact Accelerator, its first program backing for-profit, mission-driven founders building technologies to solve our most pressing social and environmental problems. Techstars Impact Accelerator will be based in Austin, TX, where Techstars has operated programs since 2013 and will ...