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Techstars NYC Program Coordinator

Why all the Excitement?

  • This is a unique opportunity to be intimately involved with the evolution of the next great batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture funding–ready
  • Just to give you a taste of the entrepreneurs you’ll be rubbing elbows with, our current class was hand picked from over 600 applicants and includes one company with $1mm+ revenue, another that just closed $1mm in VC funding, two ex-Amazon guys, the dude who built Gilt City, the founder of Grooveshark, the founder of Fotolog and Community Connect, etc
  • From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode beyond all reasonable comprehension
  • Full involvement in Techstars “social” events with the Founders and the NYC community
  • Amazingly fun office located in Union Square (i.e. the center of the world!)

Applicant Description:

  • Recent graduate from top school — 0-3 years work experience is good
  • Strong interest/borderline obsession with Technology, Startups, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, etc.
  • Extreme attention to detail including top-notch organizational skills — OCD is cool
  • Must be able to take minimal direction and act intuitively
  • Adept at writing
  • Cool, calm, & collected

General Job Description:

  • Your role will be as the Program Coordinator, in charge of the administrative duties and logistics of the Techstars NYC prram and office
  • You will be part of a three person team that together makes Techstars NYC run (you will make sure the wheels are greased and the train always leaves on time)
  • You will be expected to work independently and be given significant responsibility, including:
  • Directly work with David Tisch (Managing Director) to organize emails / correspondences
  • Manage the Techstars Program Schedule including scheduling mentor visits (i.e. 1000s of mentor meetings) and other Techstars programming (note: this will take up most of your day)
  • Oversee the smooth running of a ~35 person office
  • While the program is not in session, run the administrative portion of the application process (organizing and processing 100s of applications)
  • Please see our Techstars Evangelist job posting as well, if fit is right then these jobs can be combined

Application Process:

Please submit:

  • Resume or full LinkedIn Profile…
  • A paragraph (or two max) about why you are ideal for this role

Good idea to include:

  • Twitter handle
  • Online identity / web presence
  • blog

Starting Date:

  • ASAP


  • Competitive and commensurate with experience
David Cohen
(@davidcohen) Founder & Managing Partner of Techstars, previously founder of several technology companies. David is an active startup advocate, advisor, board member, and technology advisor who comments on these topics on his blog at DavidGCohen.com