Accelerators

Techstars Boulder Accelerator

Techstars Boulder has gone remote-first! Founded in 2007, the Techstars Boulder program is the original Techstars accelerator and continues to graduate some of the best companies in the world. We provide three pillars of value to our founders - mentorship/network, fundraising, and building tools. Our mission is simple: Be of service to our founders, so that they succeed. We have officially opened applications for the Techstars Boulder winter 2023 cohort. The program runs 13 weeks, and is remote-first.

Boulder, Colorado

2023 January

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

Jul 11th, 2022

Applications Open

Sep 28th, 2022

Final Deadline

Jan 9th, 2023

Accelerator Starts

Apr 6th, 2023

Demo Day

2023 July

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

Jan 9th, 2023

Applications Open

Apr 5th, 2023

Final Deadline

Jul 10th, 2023

Accelerator Starts

Oct 5th, 2023

Demo Day

January '23 Investment Focus

Verticals: Agnostic with an affinity for Fintech (infrastructure, payments, defi, proptech) Supply Chain, Logistics, Marketplaces

Products: SAAS, AI/ML enabled, Blockchain enabled

Geographies: North America with an affinity for the Mountain West

Stage: Pre-seed and Seed

Founders: Only those with grit need apply

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"We are looking for founders with grit, who are eager to learn, and have been ruthless about customer discovery."

Elle Bruno, Managing Director

The Team

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Elle Bruno
Managing Director
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Elle Bruno
Managing Director
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Kallie Beebe
Program Manager
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Sylvia Bouloutas
Investment Associate
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Sayles Day
Operations Coordinator

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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