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…

5th March 2014

FG Press and Uncommon Stock

Our friends at Foundry Group announced Foundry Group Press last week, an equitable publishing service that treats authors like partners, not service providers. With authors billed as top priority, FG Press promises: …to be at the forefront of this change, experimenting constantly in order to build a strong community around long-form written content in the Read more…

26th January 2014

Greg Rogers, Managing Director for Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars

I’m excited to introduce Greg Rogers as Managing Director of the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Greg was a mentor in residence in our London program in 2013 and brings over ten years of experience in the digital media and technology space as a successful entrepreneur, senior manager and angel investor. Prior to joining us, Greg Read more…

21st January 2014

Techstars and Kaplan Invite: Apply to the 2014 Program

As of this morning we are accepting applications for the 2014 class of the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Ten education technology startups—focused on areas like higher education, professional education, corporate training, K-12, lifelong learning and more—will be chosen to participate in an intensive three-month, mentor-led business development program in New York City from Read more…

12th January 2014

Global Accelerator Network Announcement

When Brad Feld and I founded the Global Accelerator Network three years ago alongside the White House’s Startup America, our goal was to connect the best short term mentorship driven accelerators around the world. On day one of the network, Techstars was joined by 15 accelerators to create the network which stood for global quality in startup accelerators. We’re Read more…