17th March 2015

The Techstars Code of Conduct

Techstars was founded in 2007 and since then we’ve funded more than 500 companies. These companies have been trusted with the obligations that come with more than $1.2B in follow on funding from angel investors and venture capitalists. Techstars is now funding close to 200 new companies each year. There are also now over 1,500 Read more…

22nd February 2015

How Techstars Came to Austin

In April of 2012, Mike Dodd and Tom Ball of Austin Ventures reached out to me with a simple email. It said, in effect, “We need Techstars in Austin, and we’d like to help make it happen.” A few weeks later, Mike came to Boulder to meet with us. They helped us understand what was Read more…

28th January 2015

Techstars Ventures Raises New $150M Fund

Today, we are unveiling our third and newest Techstars Ventures fund. Techstars Ventures 2014 is a $150M seed and series A fund. The fund’s strategy is to invest in companies emerging from the Techstars ecosystem, which includes Techstars accelerator program graduates, new companies started by Techstars alumni, and companies formed by Techstars mentors. Since 2007, Read more…

9th December 2014

Techstars++ Launches with Mayo Clinic

Today we’re excited to be rolling out Techstars++, a new program that leverages our network of corporate partners to provide new business opportunities to post accelerator program entrepreneurs. Techstars++ initially launches with the Mayo Clinic and we expect to announce additional partners soon. Techstars++ offers companies from across the Techstars network the opportunity to extend Read more…

4th September 2014

Techstars announces Equity Back Guarantee

Today Techstars is announcing an equity back guarantee that goes into into effect for all companies participating in a Techstars program starting in 2015 and beyond. The reason for this is quite simple. We firmly believe in the value of the Techstars accelerator program and in the long term value of our network. This makes it easy to take this step Read more…

13th August 2014

No Vision All Drive

It was pretty fun to sit on stage recently with Techstars co-founder David Brown to tell our story in front of the newest class of Techstars founders in Boulder. Since it was our first time on stage together talking about how we built and sold our first company, Pinpoint Technologies, we put together a few short Read more…

30th May 2014

Apply now!

Hey everyone, apply to Techstars in Boston, the deadline is this Sunday June 1st!  It’s not too late.  Seriously, do it now! Listen below to hear what David Mandell from PivotDesk, a Techstars mentor and founder, has to say about Techstars and its network.

19th March 2014

Corporate-run Startup Accelerators

Accelerators have revolutionized the way early stage investors support startups. They combine investment capital with intensive mentorship within a 13 week program. Can accelerators be equally as valuable for corporates? In late 2011, Techstars launched the world’s first corporate accelerator with Microsoft, highlighting the benefits of such programs to both startups and corporations. Today, we Read more…

5th March 2014

Techstars Patriot Boot Camp 2014

Techstars is excited to partner with Goldman Sachs and The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for its Patriot Boot Camp spring 2014 event. The program will be held at Goldman Sachs’ New York City headquarters from May 16th-18th. Application to Patriot Boot Camp is now open. We encourage all interested candidates to apply here. Patriot Boot Read more…