Global Applications for the Techstars Worldwide Network are Now Open!

There’s an often-repeated stat that 90 percent of startups fail. Not sure the source, but no doubt that it scares entrepreneurs. At Techstars, we see the reverse in our accelerator portfolio – 90 percent of our startups are active or have successfully exited. Which statistic reflects your business? If you’re ready to succeed, take the next step and apply now to the Techstars worldwide network with more than 10,000 mentors, partners, investors and founders.

At Techstars, we are on a mission to help entrepreneurs succeed. Our mentorship-driven accelerator programs invest in founders to help them do more faster. Over the past 10 years we have helped over 1,274 companies grow and raise over $4.4 billion in funding, with a market cap of $11.4 billion. Now, we are excited to start the search for the next wave of companies to join our worldwide network!

We are reaching new regions and verticals around the world with our newest mentorship-driven accelerator programs. Applications are opening for five new programs:

Take the next step in your journey and apply to join the Techstars worldwide network with more than 10,000 mentors, partners, investors and founders.

This is more than a three month program, the Techstars worldwide network is for life. Listen to stories about our founders from Techstars alumni companies like SendGrid, ClassPass, and DigitalOcean.

Application deadline is April 8, 2018 for most programs. We will be announcing details for information sessions and online events where you can connect with Techstars founders and team, as well as mentors who have the experience and proven track record to help you succeed. Be on the lookout for more details soon!

When you apply, you can choose from any of the following locations and verticals:

For tips and resources on the application process, check out our Application Toolkit.








Introducing the 2017 Class of Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises

We are excited to announce the ten companies that will be joining Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises. We kicked things off last week on July 10 and are looking forward to three months of awesomeness, capped off by Demo Day on October 10. This is the second class of our program in Atlanta, Georgia.

Techstars is the Worldwide Network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and strong partners and mentors help make this happen. We’re grateful for your support over the last couple of years and your continued time and guidance. We couldn’t do it without you.

We love this city and know 2017 is going to be an amazing year for both Techstars and Atlanta.

Here are the 2017 companies for Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises:

2ULaundry | Charlotte, NC | On-demand laundry and dry cleaning services.

Bloveit | Atlanta, GA | Curated date night experiences.

Collider Tech | Chattanooga, TN | Stand-alone, end-to-end additive manufacturing technology.

Farmcrowdy | Lagos, Nigeria | Crowdfunding for small-scale agriculture.

Fraudmarc | Atlanta, GA | Cyber security service aimed at protecting corporate identity.

Landing Lion | Atlanta, GA | Landing pages for the modern marketer.

MoQuality | Atlanta, GA | AI platform for mobile QA.

TheMonetizr | Riga, Latvia | In-game monetization platform for merchandise purchases.

Rapid RMS | Chattanooga, TN | Retail POS system for fuel service stations and convenience stores.

Vlipsy | Canton, OH | Video clip soundboard.








Info Session: Techstars IoT/Atlanta (Tel Aviv)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars IoT and Techstars Atlanta

What: Info Session

When: March 22

Where: Tel Aviv

Details: Click here to register for the event!








Office Hours: Techstars Atlanta (Tel Aviv)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Office hours

When: March 22

Where: Tel Aviv

Details: Click here to register for office hours!








Info Session: Techstars Atlanta (Atlanta)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Info Session

When: March 16

Where: Atlanta

Details: Click here to register for the event!








Office Hours: Techstars Atlanta (Atlanta)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Office Hours

When: March 16

Where: Atlanta

Details: Click here to register for office hours!








Info Session: Techstars Atlanta (Waterloo)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Info Session/AMA

When: March 14

Where: Waterloo

Details: Click here to register for the event!








Office Hours: Techstars Atlanta (Waterloo)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Office Hours

When: March 14

Where: Waterloo

Details: Click here to register for office hours!








Info Session: Techstars Atlanta (Toronto)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Info Session/AMA

When: March 13

Where: Toronto

Details: Click here to register for the event!








Office Hours: Techstars Atlanta (Toronto)

Who: Startups looking to apply to Techstars Atlanta

What: Office Hours

When: March 13

Where: Toronto

Details: Click here to register for office hours!