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20th January 2015

Techstars’ 2014 Year in Review

As I reflect back on 2014 at Techstars, it was a really good year. Here are some highlights: Techstars portfolio companies received $534M in venture capital in 2014, bringing the total to well over $1B and their market cap to over $2.5B. 513 companies in the portfolio, up from 341. 59 exits across the system, Read more…

13th January 2015

Announcing Techstars Cloud Class of 2015

I am pleased to announce the new class of companies participating in the Techstars Cloud 2015 program in San Antonio, Texas. We have a group of amazing founders from all over the world, including entrepreneurs from the United States, Mexico, India, Israel, and Poland. The class is very well rounded and includes ten companies working Read more…

9th January 2015

Congrats to Techstars founders named to Forbes’ 30 under 30!

Congratulations to the Techstars founders named to Forbes’ 30 under 30! Check out the full Forbes list here. Healthcare Jason Bornhorst – Patient IO TJ Parker – PillPack Jay Kaplan – Synack Consumer Tech Michael Kasparian, Peter Li – Atlas Yifan Zhang – Pact Enterprise Tech Max Lynch – Drifty Jilliene Helman – Realty Mogul Games Dave Bisceglia – The Tap Read more…

7th January 2015

Announcing Techstars Berlin

Today Techstars is announcing a new program in Berlin that will kick off in Summer 2015 and I’m excited to officially come on board as the Managing Director. Applications open today, with a program start date in June and Demo Day in September. The program will run like other Techstars city programs in Austin, Boston, Read more…

5th January 2015

Applications Now Open for Boston and Boulder Summer 2015 Programs

Applications are now open for two great Techstars programs in Boston and Boulder for Summer 2015! Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in our three-month mentorship-driven accelerator program and become part of a lifetime network of over 3,000 founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners. Techstars is for all types of tech entrepreneurs. Check out our Read more…

12th December 2014

An Open Letter to Entrepreneurs

I often think about the dozens of early stage companies that I have worked with over the last several years. I think about their teams, I think about their business models, and I think about the success I hope to see them achieve. But more often than I’d like, I also think about what went Read more…

9th December 2014

Techstars++ Launches with Mayo Clinic

Today we’re excited to be rolling out Techstars++, a new program that leverages our network of corporate partners to provide new business opportunities to post accelerator program entrepreneurs. Techstars++ initially launches with the Mayo Clinic and we expect to announce additional partners soon. Techstars++ offers companies from across the Techstars network the opportunity to extend Read more…