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9th December 2013

Accelerating FinTech: Introducing the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars

Barclays and Techstars are today launching a program that will give ten innovative businesses the chance to shape the future of financial services. Barclays is a major global financial services provider with over 300 years of history and expertise in banking. Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests, Read more…

14th November 2013

[VIDEO] Celebrating Seven Years

Today is a special day. On November 14th, seven years ago, Techstars became official. The founders, David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown, and Jared Polis set out to help entrepreneurs with their mentorship-driven accelerator in Boulder, Colorado. It’s mind boggling to see its growth and impact across the world since the beginning. As of today, Read more…

2nd October 2013

[VIDEO] FounderCon 2013

One of the challenges we face as Techstars continues to grow is maintaining an intimate network of relationships and fostering connections between our alums, mentors, sponsors, and investors. To be sure that we’re making the most of all opportunities, the Techstars alumni and staff come together at #FounderCon every year. Two weeks ago we had Read more…

19th August 2013

Announcing the R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, powered by Techstars

Today we’re fired up to reveal the R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, powered by Techstars, in New York City. R/GA creates advertising and marketing products based in technology and design and has earned countless accolades over the years, including and Advertising Age’s “Digital A-List” and “Agencies of the Decade.” They’re the force behind the opening title sequence for Read more…

15th May 2013

Announcing Techstars Austin

Today, we are thrilled to announce Techstars Austin! Forbes and Bloomberg have been calling Austin the No. 1 Boomtown and the best place for your startup for years now, and Google recently chose it as the second city to receive the fastest Internet on the planet. TechStars exists to put the best mentors and the best entrepreneurs together in the best startup communities Read more…

3rd April 2013

Techstars NYC 2013 Class

Today, we’re thrilled to announce our Spring 2013 TechStars class for New York City. Our applicant pool of nearly 1,700 companies was an all-time high for NYC. We had applicants from 420 cities, 66 countries, and 6 continents (no applicants from Antarctica—this year). The acceptance rate for our program (0.6% this time) grows ever smaller Read more…

20th February 2013

Announcing TechStars in London

Today is a big day for TechStars. With the announcement of TechStars London, we are taking a first step outside of the United States. We’ve always been cautious with our growth, always prioritizing quality over quantity. We have great programs in the US that are well respected, and have built an incredible network of hands-on Read more…