The Program

Category: Powered By Techstars

13th May 2015

[VIDEO] On Unicorns, Prunes and the Rise & Fall of the Corporate Accelerator

Many corporations, when facing the risk of disruption, seek to accelerate innovation by taking cues from the startup world. In this TEDx talk, Lou Kerner, founder of the The Social Internet Fund, focuses on how and why only a small subset of corporations will succeed in this paradigm. Video highlights: Money spent does not equate to Read more…

26th January 2015

Squirrel Co-Founder On How Mentorship Supported His Business

Squirrel was one of eleven startups to take part in the Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars programme – a growth accelerator funded by Barclays. Here, Co-Founder Mutaz Qubbaj explains how mentorship supported his business through a period of intense development and learning. Squirrel is a financial wellbeing platform designed to help people on low disposable Read more…

11th December 2014

Techstars Announces Techstars Mobility, Driven by Detroit

Today, Techstars is announcing Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit with our partners Ford Motor Company, Magna International and Verizon Telematics. Mobility and transportation are changing and we want to help the next generation of companies make it happen. Techstars is also committed to operating this program in Detroit, the center of the global mobility and Read more…

21st October 2014

Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars Demo Day 2014

On Tuesday of last week, ten amazing startup CEOs presented their companies to a theater filled with Disney executives, tech investors, and the entrepreneurial community of Los Angeles at Demo Day for Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The event was a major milestone in the journeys of these remarkable startups, and it was a wonderful celebration Read more…

24th July 2014

Announcing 12 New Companies for the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

I’m thrilled to announce the edtech-focused startups that are gathering in New York this summer to participate in the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The 2013 program was a huge success and we have high expectations for this new class of startups. Our intensive, three-month program will help these companies refine their vision and Read more…

7th July 2014

Meet the Companies Participating in Disney Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

Disney and Techstars are thrilled to announce the media and entertainment-focused technology startups that are gathering in Los Angeles this summer to participate in Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Disney Accelerator combines the magic of The Walt Disney Company with the mentorship-driven model and entrepreneurial network of Techstars to offer a game-changing advantage to startups Read more…

1st July 2014

Announcing the Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars, Video Series

We are excited to release a new video series on the Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars program! This series will be a week-by-week walk-through of the companies and their evolution during this three-month program. Take a first-hand look at the 11 teams who just got started and all of their amazing work that goes on behind the Read more…

24th September 2013

Announcing the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars

Today we announce the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars, based in Kansas City. Technology companies focused on mobile health can apply today through December 6th for the opportunity to participate in a three-month intensive mentorship program starting in March 2014 and receive up to $120,000 in funding. I couldn’t be more excited about Read more…