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24th March 2015

Extreme Bootstrapping: Story #2 in the Techstars “Bend the Curve” Blog Series

Welcome to the Bend the Curve blog series on Techstars.com! We are excited to announce the hottest new book for entrepreneurs, Bend the Curve, authored by our very own Andrew Razeghi. (More about Andrew below.) In this handbook for entrepreneurs, Andrew has tirelessly captured the brilliance and insights of over a dozen of our most Read more…

21st March 2015

How to Get Accepted into Techstars

This post was originally published by Katie Roof on foxbusiness.com. Startup founders know Techstars as a prestigious accelerator program, an early stage mentorship opportunity which helps startups kick ideas into action. With locations throughout the world and partnerships with large corporations, Techstars identifies founders with talent and vision. Techstars CEO David Cohen spoke in a video Read more…

18th March 2015

Here’s what ‘fail fast’ really means

As entrepreneurs, we’re all familiar with the phrase “fail fast,” but what does that really mean? And how do you put it into practice? In addition, what is a “pivot;” can it be done without abandoning everything and starting over? Failure can take many forms. It could be a feature, it could be product-market fit, Read more…

17th March 2015

The Techstars Code of Conduct

Techstars was founded in 2007 and since then we’ve funded more than 500 companies. These companies have been trusted with the obligations that come with more than $1.2B in follow on funding from angel investors and venture capitalists. Techstars is now funding close to 200 new companies each year. There are also now over 1,500 Read more…

13th March 2015

Important Deadlines for Techstars Programs

Just a quick announcement about several upcoming important deadlines for Techstars’ global accelerator programs! Sunday, March 15: Applications CLOSE for the following programs: Berlin Boston Boulder Mobility (Detroit) Monday, March 16: Applications OPEN for the following programs: Chicago London Seattle Good luck to all of our applicants!