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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…

9th September 2013

[VIDEO] Idea Makers Trailer

Hi, everyone!  If you didn’t know this, we’re making super quick videos featuring Techstars entrepreneurs.  We’re basically giving you a great excuse to take a 60 second break. Idea Makers are one minute profile videos about Techstars founders. These are all people who have a passion to solve a problem, build something magical and share Read more…

26th August 2013

[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Cammy Houser of Given Goods Company

As co-founder and co-CEO of Given Goods Company, Cameron Houser oversees marketing, brand strategy, sales, partner relations and customer delight for Given Goods Company. Prior to Given Goods, Cammy spent time as a brand strategy consultant for the Parthenon Group in Boston, MA and for Sterling-Rice Group in Boulder, CO. A lover of design, edited 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…

12th August 2013

[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Erika Trautman of Rapt Media

Erika Trautman is passionate about the evolution of online storytelling. With successful careers as a writer, producer, editor, and director, she deeply understands the importance of story in any communication. She started Rapt Media (formerly FlixMaster) and in under two years has grown a business that is positioned at the top of emerging video technologies. Read more…

4th March 2013

Microsoft acquires MetricsHub

Today Microsoft announced that it has acquired MetricsHub, an innovative startup focused on cloud application monitoring and scaling.  MetricsHub lets customers save money on their cloud hosting bills by keeping cloud applications up and running cheaply and easily. MetricsHub participated in the Microsoft Accelerator, powered by Techstars in Seattle in 2012. We’re super excited for Read more…