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27th February 2015

Techstars Brings the Developer Community Together with Meet-up in Chicago

Despite numerous events offering opportunities for companies to pitch and network with other startups, we are creating a night specifically targeting developers and coders to get together to show off their awesome technology chops.  Earlier this month, we kicked this year’s first night of Techstars Show-and-Tech with a group of leading Chicago technologists. In front Read more…

26th February 2015

Patriot Boot Camp, Presented by Techstars is coming to New York City from April 17 to 19, 2015.

Patriot Boot Camp, presented by Techstars (PBC) is an intensive 3-day event designed to engage, inspire, and mentor Veterans and the military spouses to start, innovate, and scale the next generation of technology-focused businesses. Over the course of the event, PBC provides participants with entrepreneurial education and mentoring to help them solidify a business idea, Read more…

25th February 2015

The Network Effect: Techstars Mentor Becomes CEO of a Techstars Company — Q&A with Rob Taylor

We sat down with Rob Taylor, one of the Techstars mentors in Austin, to talk about his experience being an entrepreneur, moving to Austin and mentoring startups. We couldn’t be more excited to keep him in the Techstars family when he recently decided to join one of the Techstars companies, Pivot Freight, as their CEO. Read more…

20th February 2015

Techstars London Winter 2014: The Trilogy

Just over 3 years ago Techstars announced its launch in London and in the intervening period, it has gone on to open a further three programmes that includes Techstars Berlin, the Techstars Metro Accelerator and the Barclays Accelerator which has recently opened in New York. Any doubts about whether the European tech scene has hit Read more…

18th February 2015

Upcoming Webinars to Learn about Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit

Are you a connected car, next generation transportation, logistics or urban mobility startup? Are you curious about the rebirth of Detroit as it becomes the mobility hub of the world? Then join one of these upcoming webinars to learn about Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit. Feb 20 at 12p ET – Register by clicking here Feb 25 at Read more…

10th February 2015

Techstars Opens Second Program in Berlin with the Techstars METRO Accelerator

Hot off the heels of launching Techstars Berlin, today we’re announcing the Techstars METRO Accelerator, a hospitality-focused accelerator based in Berlin. Berlin has a fast-growing ecosystem for entrepreneurs and we couldn’t be more excited to play a role in helping to establish this historic city as a burgeoning tech hub. The Techstars METRO Accelerator will Read more…

28th January 2015

Techstars Ventures Raises New $150M Fund

Today, we are unveiling our third and newest Techstars Ventures fund. Techstars Ventures 2014 is a $150M seed and series A fund. The fund’s strategy is to invest in companies emerging from the Techstars ecosystem, which includes Techstars accelerator program graduates, new companies started by Techstars alumni, and companies formed by Techstars mentors. Since 2007, Read more…

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…