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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…

3rd November 2014

Web Summit Featuring Four Techstars Managing Directors

This week, four of our Managing Directors will be speaking at the Web Summit conference: Semyon Dukach, Managing Director of Techstars Boston; Jon Bradford, Managing Director of Techstars London; Cody Simms, Managing Director of the Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars; and Greg Rogers, Managing Director of the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Web Summit is a Read more…

23rd October 2014

Techstars Twitterpitch Competition 2014

Tweet us your elevator pitch to get an interview!  Techstars in Austin, TX opened applications and is holding a competition on Twitter this year. Going over thousands of applications takes time, a long time. Applicants who also give their 140-character pitch will get reviewed quicker. The most qualified (read our FAQs) will be invited to an in-person interview Read more…

22nd October 2014

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Demo Day: 11 Companies at the Top of their Class

Today our 11 edtech startups will storm the stage here in New York City to celebrate their successes, present their educational solutions to investors and thought-leaders, and maybe even share some announcements they’ve been keeping up their sleeves for the big day. The startups of the 2014 Class of the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Read more…