Seven Female CEOs Join the 2017 Techstars London Accelerator

Following a tour across Europe that covered 21 countries and after meeting with hundreds of amazing entrepreneurs, we have narrowed the field to 11 companies that are joining us for the Techstars London Accelerator class of 2017.

The sixth Techstars London program kicks off this week, and we are proud to have seven of the 11 companies led by female CEOs.

We are looking forward to three months of intense and productive times (mixed in with a little fun!), capped off by Demo Day on October 11th.

The sectors our companies work in are broad – from project management, natural vitamin rich shots and fashion, to clinical trials, mobile app marketing and banking.

Techstars is the Worldwide Network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and strong partners and mentors help make this happen. We’re grateful for their support, their time and their guidance. We couldn’t do it without them.

Here are the Techstars London Accelerator 2017 companies:

Coconut: Coconut is the bank account for freelancers and self-employed people that tells you how much tax to save, sorts out your expenses and helps you get paid on time.

FindMeCure: FindMeCure is the platform that helps people all around the world to find, understand and join treatments that are still not publicly available.

Hurree: Hurree is designed for marketers & developers trying to make their app a success.

Lifebit: Lifebit is enabling breakthroughs in Science, R&D & Medicine, by connecting & delivering the operating systems of genomics that power computers, clusters & clouds to effectively analyze big biodata.

Live2Leave: Live2Leave is a travel app where you can record your favorite spots and get recommendations from people you know.

Nell: Nell are 100 percent natural vitamin rich shots designed to fill the nutritional gap for busy people.

ObjectBox: ObjectBox is the fastest mobile database on the market.

Planable: Planable is the fastest way for marketing teams to work together on social media content.

Polydone: Polydone brings Agile project management & resources management to the Enterprise.

Stylindex: Stylindex is a visual database of talent and production resources creating commercial content for the fashion industry.

Toneboard: Toneboard is a voice audio analytics company that is helping companies understand the needs of their customers and predict their behaviour.








Techstars London 2017 European Tour

Techstars London EU Tour - Map without apply

Hello startup founders in Europe and abroad!

Techstars London is organising its sixth program that will start on the 17th of July. Our aim is to help companies throughout Europe, to #givefirst and tell you more about Techstars’ approach to entrepreneurship.

In order to do that, we are visiting cities across Europe, doing Office Hours with local startups and hosting a meetup.

Have a look at the map with the locations and sign up for the meetups in your city below:

Our aim is to help the local startups as well, so if you want to meet us one on one, receive mentoring and advice on your startup, business model and product, then sign up for the Office Hours here:

Techstars London Office Hours across Europe

Apart from the meetups and office hours across Europe, we have organised the following webinars and Q&A sessions and are delighted to invite you to join us:

  • Tuesday, January 24th, 5:00 PM GMT – Webinar #1 – Sign up here
  • Tuesday, February 14th, 5:00 PM GMT – Webinar #2 – Sign up here
  • Tuesday, March 7th, 5:00 PM GMT – Webinar #3 – Sign up here
  • Tuesday, March 21st, 5:00 PM GMT – Webinar #4 – Sign up here
  • Tuesday, April 4th, 5:00 PM GMT – Webinar #5 – Sign up here

I will be hosting these 45 minute webinars and will cover what Techstars is, how the program works, what the value is for companies and founders, as well as some of the Techstars London success stories. And, of course, some tips on how (not) to apply.

If you want to have a little sneak peak about the program, I would encourage you to watch this video:

The summer program starts on the 17th of July with a Demo Day in October. The applications are open and you can apply online here.








Announcing the 11 Companies for the Summer 2016 Techstars London Class

Techstars London welcomes its fifth portfolio and we are proud to announce the 11 companies that will be joining us for the Summer 2016 Class in London. It is a diverse group of entrepreneurs from 19 nationalities, including Portugal, Ireland, Croatia, United Kingdom and others. From the sector perspective, companies range from healthtech, data and fitness to VR and blockchain.

We kicked things off today and are looking forward to three kick-ass months filled with mentoring, pitching and growth! 🙂

Without further ado, the full list of companies participating in Techstars London Summer 2016 are listed below:

 

AID Tech Logo

AID:Tech helps governments, charities and NGO’s eliminate fraud in international aid and social welfare payments.

AppraiseMe Logo

AppraiseMe supports healthcare professionals with their annual appraisal.

AssetVault

AssetVault allows customers to catalogue, protect and unlock the value of their physical and digital assets.

Avalon AI Logo

Avalon AI builds Deep Learning-based Computer Aided Diagnosis tools to facilitate the detection of degenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

DataSine Logo

DataSine creates personality profiles based on how people spend their money.

Madbarz Logo

MadBarz is a next gen fitness app, offering a solution to get fit at home without any equipment, using personalized workouts and providing you with an inspiring community.

Memgraph Logo

Memgraph is a memory optimized, scalable and enterprise graph database.

Mini Logo

Mindi provides specialized, beyond-state-of-the-art solutions to high-value industrial optimization problems using crowd-powered development of optimization algorithms. 

PIC SQUARE Logo

PIC Square has created a platform that automates the Digital Character Creation process with scalable quality that outputs their watermarked avatars for use with infinite applications and technology.

SwiftComply Logo

SwiftComply connects food businesses, compliance vendors and regulatory authorities to streamline environmental compliance and regulation on a simple online platform.

Tenzo Logo

Tenzo is the smart digital assistant for quick service restaurants.








Techstars London Applicants: What You Need to Know

Hello startup founders, CEOs, CTOs, employees and contractors in Europe and abroad!

Techstars London is currently organising its fifth program that will start on the 20th of June. Our aim is to spread the word among startups, share the #givefirst values, and tell you more about Techstars’ approach to entrepreneurship.

In order to do that, we have organised the following webinars and Q&A sessions and are delighted to invite you to join us:

I will be hosting these 45 minute webinars and will cover what Techstars is, how the program works, what the value is for companies and founders, and present some of the Techstars London success stories. And, of course, some tips on how (not) to apply.

The summer program starts on the 20th of June with a Demo Day in September. The applications are open and you can apply online here.