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23rd April 2014

Techstars TV

We love Techstars companies and making videos about them!  You can subscribe to our YouTube or Vimeo Channel but today we have some exciting news…. Introducing the new Techstars TV! Thanks to our friends from Vidsy.tv we have a beautiful home for all of our videos.  We hope you enjoy exploring!  Plus we have a Read more…

4th April 2014

Seattle 2012 Alumni Leanplum: How Techstars Helped

Momchil Kyurkchiev and Andrew First crossed paths while working on the monetization side of Youtube. They decided to leave Google to start Leanplum, a service that helps product managers and marketers optimize mobile content and messaging by providing a platform for mobile A/B testing, personalization and analytics. I recently called the two founders to learn about their progress and Read more…

1st April 2014

Jason Mendelson and 10 Things That Will Screw Up Your Company

For those of you who weren’t able to make it to last week’s awesome presentation by Jason Mendelson on 10 (or 18) Things That Will Screw Your Company, good news! We taped it! Thanks to Paul at 23rdstudios for capturing the awesomeness. We have a treasure trove of presenters this month from Mitch Wainer of Digital Ocean to Howard Diamond of Read more…

28th March 2014

[VIDEO] Startup Stories: DigitalOcean

Startup Stories is a series of short videos about Techstars companies focusing on a specific topics. In this video we learn about how DigitalOcean, from our 2012 program in Boulder, went from struggling in a saturated market to massive success. “As we were raising capital for the company, one of the hardest challenges was to pitch Read more…

25th March 2014

Sponsorship in Action: American Airlines and Given Goods

We recently talked with Riley End, co-founder and CEO of Given Goods Company, a company from our 2013 program in Boulder. Given Goods curates beautiful, high-quality home goods and everyday accessories that drive authentic social impact. Riley talks about a recent experience with Techstars’ sponsor partner American Airlines, as well as what Given Goods is Read more…

24th March 2014

Calling All EdTech Startups! Kaplan and Techstars are coming to a city near you…

We are kicking off the road show for the 2014 Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The accelerator is a highly selective, immersive mentorship and seed-stage investment program for EdTech startups in the broadly defined learning and education space– including birth through life long learning, K-12, higher ed, work readiness, corporate training, summer camps, and Read more…

24th March 2014

Techstars in London 2014: The Sequel

Just over 12 months ago Techstars launched in London and now we are launching its sequel today – bigger and better – that will end with a Demo Day on June 20. With over 1,000 applications to pick from Techstars London Spring 2014 finally settled on 11 companies from 8 different countries including USA, Estonia, Germany, Read more…