Inside a Techstars Accelerator

Techstars accelerators have one goal: to help entrepreneurs succeed. During each three-month program, we surround companies with the best mentors and an unrivaled network of corporate partners, investors, and alumni. We provide funding and fundraising opportunities, workshops and curated resources, not to mention countless moments where you can learn from your peers. It’s a proven model that’s helped build thousands of successful companies, all over the world. 

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How to Apply to Techstars

Interested in applying to an accelerator program, but not sure how to get started? This short video offers a brief overview of our application process, and some tips on how to get your application underway:

How We Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Want to know what it's really like inside a Techstars accelerator? In this video, Techstars Cofounder David Cohen breaks down the three-month program, and founders weigh in on what made the experience so transformative for their companies.

“Every single one of our investors I met through Techstars. Without Techstars, we would not have raised anything, would not have hired the 14 employees that we have today. Basically, without Techstars, Finli would still just be me."


Lori Shao, Founder and CEO of Finli


Accelerator FAQ

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