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12th August 2014

Startup Stories – Plated “Getting a Physical Goods Business off the Ground”

The latest in our series on Startup Stories is about Plated! In this short video we hear from Nick Taranto and Josh Hix, the founders of Plated, on how they have successfully gotten a physical goods company off the ground.  Plated delivers fresh ingredients so that you can cook gourmet meals at home.  They joined Read more…

7th August 2014

Startup Office Space

We’ve visited a lot of startup office spaces and with Techstars companies reaching locations all over the globe, it’s been fun to see the unique and resourceful ways office space is being used.  You’re probably curious to get the real lowdown on what founders are doing to make their spaces more efficient, what perks they Read more…

5th August 2014

Startup Stories – Nestio “Surround yourself with good people”

In this Startup Stories we were so happy to film Caren Maio, CEO of Nestio, NYC’s most accurate residential listings database.  Nestio went through Techstars in 2011 and was even filmed in Bloomberg’s television series, Techstars.  We hear a lot about how important the people are who make up a company.  The idea may change Read more…

31st July 2014

Idea Makers

At Techstars, we’re all about the people.  The network is made up of thousands of amazing founders, mentors, investors, and sponsors.  With so many experienced entrepreneurs in the network, we can learn a lot from each other. Below are just a few Techstars founders sharing a little wisdom in one-minute videos.  Watch more videos on Read more…

22nd July 2014

[Video] Startup Stories on Hammerhead “A software company unafraid of hardware”

We’ve had a bunch of Startup Stories  coming out and here’s a new one! In this video we learn more about Hammerhead, a company who went through the R/GA Accelerator Powered by Techstars. By the way applications are open and the deadline is August 25th, 2014… so APPLY! Hammerhead is creating something amazing for cyclists.  Read more…

15th July 2014

Startup Stories – Enertiv “Transforming an Industry”

Here’s a new video from our Startup Stories series on Enertiv, recent grad of the R/GA accelerator.  Applications are open for this year’s connected devices program, so apply!  You have nothing to lose. Enertiv provides a combination of hardware and software that allows buildings to monitor their energy consumption in real-time to save energy and Read more…

9th July 2014

Meet some mentors!

Techstars is a mentorship driven program.  It’s that simple.  We have about 100 mentors for each of our programs and teams are paired with those they think best complement their business needs.  We’re incredibly thankful for our extensive network of mentors – with more than 1,000 – and the endless dedication they give to entrepreneurs Read more…

13th June 2014

Happy Father’s Day!

Even though we appreciate our dads all year round, it’s that special time when we get to show them off and celebrate everything they do.  Techstars is made up of a massive & amazing network of people, lots of them being parents.  We interviewed a few kids of Techstars founders to find out what they Read more…

4th June 2014

Techstars Coming to Kansas City

Techstars is coming to Kansas City! The very first Techstars class of the Sprint Accelerator will present their companies next Thursday, June 12, at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts in Kansas City. These ten innovative mobile health companies moved from all over the US and even as far away as Brisbane, Australia to join Read more…