Accelerators

Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator

This program, run in partnership with Pivotal Ventures, a Melinda French Gates company, focuses on innovative solutions to address the unmet needs of older adults and their caregivers. Program themes include: Caregiver Support, Care Coordination, Aging in Place, Financial Wellness and Resilience, Preventive Health (both Physical and Cognitive), and Social Engagement (see "Read the Q&A" below for more details).

Washington, DC

2023 January

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

Jul 25th, 2022

Applications Open

Sep 28th, 2022

Final Deadline

Jan 9th, 2023

Accelerator Starts

Apr 6th, 2023

Demo Day

About the Program

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"We look for founders who are addressing the big challenges in the category and are passionately motivated to solve them."

Keith Camhi, Managing Director
Read the Q&A

The Team

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"I'm energized by supporting great founders and addressing the gap between the distribution of talent and opportunity."
Keith Camhi
Managing Director
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"The U.S. care economy rivals the U.S. pharmaceutical industry in market size and the incentives are stronger than ever to support and fund innovation in this category."
Sarah Hippert
Investment Associate
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"What drives me most joy is working with entrepreneurs who are bringing innovation to life and tackling the pressing needs of caring for the health and wellbeing of the aging population and their caregivers."
Sanjay Khurana
Investor-in-Residence, Product & Growth Executive

Partners

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"Mentorship is one of the most powerful ways to scale innovation. One key insight or introduction can change the game for a startup as it works to address the unmet needs of millions of older adults and their caregivers."
Lara Jeremko
Interim Caregiving Lead, Pivotal Ventures
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"Mentorship is one of the most powerful ways to scale innovation. One key insight or introduction can change the game for a startup as it works to address the unmet needs of millions of older adults and their caregivers."
Lara Jeremko
Interim Caregiving Lead, Pivotal Ventures
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"By advancing innovative solutions in caregiving, we can move toward a future in which everyone has access to quality care solutions, and care is a source of comfort and joy, rather than stress and sacrifice."
Jennifer Stybel
Caregiving Lead, Pivotal Ventures
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"The growth of investment activity in the caregiving sector is very promising. Indeed, there has never been a better time to be an innovator in care."
Erin Harkless Moore
Investments Director, Pivotal Ventures
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"Effective storytelling is critical for startups to connect with their customers. It has been remarkable to watch founders improve how they communicate their company story as they progress through the accelerator."
Imani Greene
Executive Communications and Media, Pivotal Ventures
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"This accelerator is leveraging technology and innovation to help modernize the system of care so older adults and their families can thrive for decades to come."
Renee Wittemyer
Director of Program Strategy and Investment, Pivotal Ventures

Mentors

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"Innovation is critical to developing solutions for caregivers and their recipients, since the US does not have a care ecosystem for older adults. It is a source of great joy to support these entrepreneurs."
Susan Golden
Director dciX at the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute and Adjunct Professor
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"Innovation is critical to developing solutions for caregivers and their recipients, since the US does not have a care ecosystem for older adults. It is a source of great joy to support these entrepreneurs."
Susan Golden
Director dciX at the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute and Adjunct Professor
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"By 2050, 2.1B people will be over 60, driving unprecedented need for innovation. Techstars is at the forefront of this new longevity economy!"
Wendi Burkhardt
Founder | CEO | Board Director | Strategic Advisor
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"Care and longevity are core to the future of innovation. The most forward-looking startups are those that are creating technology that lets us live longer and more full lives as we age."
Monique Woodard
Managing Director, Cake Ventures
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"This program offers unmatched resources and support for founders in the massive and growing longevity market. I couldn't be more thrilled to support the visionary founders taking part in this program."
Julie Wroblewski
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Magnify Ventures
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"We are in an exciting moment of reimagining how we age. Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator is shaping the services and products that we will all want and need."
Patrice Martin
CEO and Co-Founder of The Holding Co., and Co-Founder of IDEO.org

2021 Companies

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