Apply To Techstars Today

We currently run 47 mentorship-driven accelerators in over 15 countries, including one virtual accelerator, Techstars Anywhere. Applications typically open four times a year for 12-weeks, with acceptance made within eight weeks from the application closing date.

If the accelerator of your choice doesn't have applications open, we encourage you to complete the General Interest form and we will let you know when applications open. This will also give you the opportunity to participate in Office Hours - a one-on-one session with a Techstars team member.

What to Know Before Applying

Our applications are designed to better understand you, your team, market, progress and idea. Take your time to fill it out as best as you can. Your goal is demonstrate to Techstars your ability to execute on the idea. Don’t be sparse.

We are big on passion. We want our founders to be passionate about their startups. We want our Managing Directors and mentors to be passionate about the companies in the class. With passion being the uniting emotion, we believe magic can happen for a startup within the Techstars ecosystem. Show us your unbridled passion for your team and product.

It also helps to do research - look into each accelerator and the team behind it, and show us you’ve done your homework. Learn more about what we look for here or read the FAQ.

Current Open Programs

Techstars Program

Application Deadline

Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars - Tel Aviv

Program Starts: Apr 1, 2019 Program Ends: Jul 1, 2019

Tel Aviv

The Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars Tel Aviv program seeks awesome founders with disruptive startups in the areas of: Financial Technology, Cyber Security, Insurance Tech and Enterprise Software.

Applications Deadline: Dec 16, 2018

Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy

Program Starts: Jun 10, 2019 Program Ends: Sep 5, 2019

Indianapolis

The Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy will have a key focus on innovation with goals to foster early identification of key trends for future technology in sport; meaningful engagement with early-stage sports tech companies; embrace technologies and business models that will impact the sports industry; and enhance a culture of internal innovation and the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Applications Deadline: Mar 3, 2019

Western Union Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

Program Starts: Jun 10, 2019 Program Ends: Sep 5, 2019

Denver

The Western Union Accelerator, Powered by Techstars will help entrepreneurs create innovative solutions to some of the industry’s latest challenges including ML/AI, crypto and blockchain technologies, analytics and omni-channel platforms while leveraging the creative and agile thinking of some of the fintech industries brightest minds.

Applications Deadline: Mar 3, 2019

Upcoming Techstars Applications

Techstars Program

Application Opens

Application Closes

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

MetLife Digital Accelerator, powered by Techstars

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Stanley+Techstars Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Chicago Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Impact

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Kansas City Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars London Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Los Angeles Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars New York City Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Rakuten Accelerator

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

Techstars Sustainability, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy

2019

Applications Open: Jan 7, 2019

Applications Close: Apr 7, 2019

The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars

2019

Applications Open: Feb 18, 2019

Applications Close: May 12, 2019