Accelerators

Techstars Boulder Accelerator

We are excited to announce the upcoming July program will be focused on FinTech companies. Please scroll down to read more about our investment thesis. Founded in 2007, this program is the original Techstars Accelerator and has helped over 170 companies (who have raised over $2B) take their business to the next level. Techstars Boulder focuses on getting founders to product-market-fit faster and helps companies that want to raise their next round of funding run an efficient fundraising process. The upcoming program will run in a remote-first format with the first and final weeks in person, and the rest of the program operating in a remote setting.

Boulder, Colorado

2022 T4

Hybrid Program
This program is running virtually with some optional in-person events.

Jan 18th, 2022

Applications Open

May 11th, 2022

Final Deadline

Jul 18th, 2022

Accelerator Starts

Oct 13th, 2022

Demo Day

Term 4 Investment Thesis

Our investment thesis for the upcoming 2022 T4 program will be focused on Fintech:

  • Pre-seed and Seed

  • Fintech Anything Defi: Crypto, Web3, Open Source, Prop Tech, Death Tech, Silver Tech, Insurtech, Payments Infrastructure, Lending - repayment products (Financial inclusion offerings - supporting the unbanked and underbanked)

  • Consumer and Commercial

  • Domestic, Mountain Region, LATAM

Read more about the upcoming 2022 T4 program here.

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"I see startup ecosystems as a powerful tool to create access to upward socioeconomic mobility."

Andres Barreto, Managing Director
Read the Q&A

The Team

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Elle Bruno
Managing Director
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Kallie Beebe
Program Manager

Mentors

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"Mentoring at Techstars puts me into deep connection with some of the most sharp, curious, engaged, generous, self-aware entrepreneurs in the world."
Sue Heilbronner
CEO of MergeLane and Leadership Camp and a mentor for Techstars Boulder
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"Mentoring at Techstars puts me into deep connection with some of the most sharp, curious, engaged, generous, self-aware entrepreneurs in the world."
Sue Heilbronner
CEO of MergeLane and Leadership Camp and a mentor for Techstars Boulder
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"Through the mentoring process, relationships are built, intellects are stimulated, spirits are lifted, and early stage businesses are catalyzed."
Wendy Lea
Serial Entrepreneur and Board Director and a mentor for Techstars Boulder
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"I mentor at Techstars because founders teach me far more than I teach them."
Eric Marcoullier
Entrepreneur, investor, and coach and a mentor at Techstars Boulder
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"I love working with entrepreneurs to scale their companies while helping them maintain the passion that sparked them to start their businesses in the first place."
Chris Moody
Partner at Foundry Group and a mentor for Techstars Boulder
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"I mentor to be around so many energetic, passionate, intelligent founders, and to help them benefit from mistakes I've already made!"
Alex Roetter
President of Kittyhawk and a mentor for Techstars Boulder

Companies

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