In the startup world, Give First means simply trying to help anyone—especially entrepreneurs—with no expectation of getting anything back. It's the pay-it-forward principle that builds strong startup networks. Techstars cofounders David Cohen and Brad Feld, lifelong entrepreneurs and startup investors, talk with mentors and founders about what giving first looks like in action, and how it makes great entrepreneurship possible. Listen for stories and actionable advice in every episode. Subscribe now to get every episode delivered to your favorite podcast listening platform.
Climate change is one of the biggest threats to our planet today. With the future of our air, water, and land on the line, we need bold solutions to help combat the effects around the world. The Techstars Climate Tech podcast dives deep into these issues, and explores how new technologies and innovations are helping to save our planet. Join us as we talk with climate and sustainability experts, investors, and founders about this crisis and how climate tech innovations can change the future.
Your Startup Community podcast is for any startup community enthusiast hoping to grow your local ecosystem. Whether you are an economic development leader, entrepreneur, angel investor, or a corporate executive, this show has something for every ecosystem actor. Join Brad Feld and Ian Hathaway, co-authors of The Startup Community Way, and Chris Heivly, former SVP of Ecosystem Development at Techstars as they dive into conversations with community builder guests on what each one of us can do to build a better startup community.
The world of entrepreneurship moves fast, especially inside a Techstars accelerator. Each week Neal Sales-Griffin, Managing Director of Techstars Chicago’s accelerator program, brings together a rotating cast of high-powered and provocative guests to talk through the most pressing topics of the moment, in a free-form and unscripted conversation. If you’re a founder, mentor or investor, or hope to be one day, this is a must-listen. It’s Talking Through It, first and fresh takes, from the Techstars Podcast Network.
Running a startup is full of challenges, and Jenny Fielding — serial entrepreneur, investor, and Managing Director of Techstars New York — has seen them all. In each episode, Jenny talks with a founder to explore their entrepreneurial journey, especially the make-or-break moments where everything either comes together… or collapses. Join Jenny and her guests for an inside look at the messy yet thrilling process of founding and running a high growth company. These are the real stories of how founders rise to the challenge.
Demo Day is the culmination of a founder’s journey through Techstars, a three month accelerator program. In one presentation, they showcase their hard work to investors and the community. There’s a lot of work that goes into the pitch, but have you always wondered what happens leading up to Demo Day? The Lead Up features Techstars founders as they share their stories — and struggles — preparing for Demo Day. Join Jag Singh, Managing Director of Techstars Berlin, in Season 1 as he interviews each company in the Techstars Berlin 2021 program.