Techstars Future of Longevity and AARP’s AgeTech Collaborative™ Announce New Relationship

Jan 03, 2023
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The Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator is delighted to announce a relationship with the AgeTech Collaborative™ from AARP. 

This relationship is designed to further stimulate innovation of products and services for the 50+ plus market and the family caregivers who support their aging loved ones. 

Techstars Future of Longevity portfolio companies will have the opportunity to join the AgeTech Collaborative™ from AARP where they will have access to a growing consortium of players in the AgeTech space, access to valuable programming, proprietary consumer research and testbeds, and expert guidance.

“The AgeTech Collaborative™ from AARP provides the perfect platform to double down on our focus on supporting companies that address the unmet needs of older adults and unpaid family caregivers,” says Keith Camhi, Managing Director for the Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator. 

“We are always looking for impressive, early stage companies addressing challenging problems in inspirational and novel ways to join that platform we’re building, consolidating all things AgeTech in one place, and are thrilled to have the opportunity to welcome some of the terrific startups from Techstars,” said Rick Robinson, VP & GM of the AgeTech Collaborative™.

The Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator is run in partnership with Pivotal Ventures, a Melinda French Gates company that accelerates social progress in the United States. Pivotal Ventures recently joined the AgeTech Collaborative™, joining AARP’s growing ecosystem of innovative AgeTech startups, enlightened enterprises, forward-thinking investors, and creative testbeds. The next Techstars Future of Longevity accelerator will run from January to April 2023 and the companies in the Class of 2023 will be announced on January 17. These companies are innovating in one or more of the following categories: caregiver support, financial wellness & resilience, preventive health (both physical and cognitive), care coordination, aging in place, and social engagement.  

If you are an AgeTech company and a Techstars Portfolio company, please inquire about this opportunity by reaching out to info@agetechcollaborative.org.

Learn more about the Techstars Future of Longevity accelerator here - ​​https://www.techstars.com/accelerators/longevity 

Learn more about the AgeTech Collaborative™ from AARP here - https://agetechcollaborative.org/

About Techstars

The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 2,500 companies with a combined market cap of more than $220B. www.techstars.com

About AARP

AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation’s largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org, www.aarp.org/espanol or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspanol, @AARPadvocates, and @AliadosAdelante on social media.