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Techstars is excited to announce 18 Startup Next pre-acceleration programs taking place this fall in 11 countries across 4 continents. Startup Next is now part of Techstars, which brings an extended network of mentors, investors and entrepreneurs, providing more opportunities to Startup Next companies.

If you’re a startup trying to get into a top tier accelerator or raise a seed round, have a well-rounded founding team in place and are at least at the MVP stage, this is for you! Find a program near you and apply. The program is free of charge and no equity is taken.

Startup Next is a mentorship driven program and consists of 3-hour weekly sessions for 6 weeks. This way founders are able to continue building their product, while receiving top quality mentorship and getting access to a global network. Startups that complete the program will move their business closer to product/market fit and be better prepared to answer the tough questions any accelerator or investor will ask.

After the program, Startup Next team will be helping alumni startups with referrals to a large network of accelerators and seed investors worldwide. So far, Startup Next has helped more than 50 startups get into 30 different accelerators and raise more than $40 million dollars in funding.

Check out startupnext.co for more details and feel free to reach out to info@startupnext.co with any questions. See application deadlines and program dates below.

City Applications close Program starts
Toronto 5-Oct 19-Oct
Dublin 7-Oct 21-Oct
Madrid 8-Oct 13-Oct
Mumbai 13-Oct 24-Oct
Recife 15-Oct 29-Oct
Hong Kong 16-Oct 3-Nov
Santiago 17-Oct 21-Oct
Los Angeles 19-Oct 26-Oct
Austin 19-Oct 2-Nov
Mexico City 22-Oct 5-Nov
NYC 26-Oct 9-Nov
Boston 27-Oct 10-Nov
San Francisco 27-Oct 11-Nov
Seattle 18-Nov 2-Dec
Lisbon 26-Nov 10-Dec
Buenos Aires Closed 10-Nov
Montreal TBD TBD
London 23-Nov 1-Dec
Peter Marculans
(@PeterMarcco) Program Manager, Startup Next at Techstars