Techstars Seattle presents Interstellar Week

Jun 01, 2022

Join Techstars Seattle and the Filecoin Techstars Accelerator programs for a community-wide reunion of founders, alums, mentors and investors in celebration of the past, present and bold future of Techstars in the Pacific NW and around the globe.

Techstars Interstellar Community Celebration at MoPOP Wednesday, 6/15 at 7pm - Click here to RSVP

Founders, Alumni, Investors, Mentors and friends of Techstars: we invite you to join us for a community-wide celebration of past, present, and bold future of Techstars in the Pacific NW at the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) on Wednesday, June 15!

We will host a Gold Shirt Ceremony in honor of all the Techstars Seattle alums who have celebrated exits over the past few years. We will have a live artist, music, delicious food and beverages - and more!

This will be an exciting night to reconnect with all the incredible people who have contributed to the success of the Techstars program in the PNW. We can't wait to bring the community back together and celebrate with you!

Filecoin Techstars End of Program Showcase at the Seattle NFT Museum Thursday, 6/16 at 4pm - Click here to RSVP

Come meet the founders participating in the 2022 Filecoin Techstars Accelerator at our end-of-program showcase! Join us in-person at the Seattle NFT Museum on Thursday, June 16th to see the newest Web3 companies demo their products and to celebrate the founders and all of their hours of hard work and the progress they have achieved over the 13 weeks of the program.


  • 4pm - Doors Open

  • 4:30pm - Filecoin Techstars Accelerator Video Premiere

  • 5:30pm - Demos + Networking

  • 7pm - Event Closes

Workshops + Panels Throughout the Week at Startup Hall

We are also hosting a variety of workshops and panels at Startup Hall throughout the week - these are free and open to the public, please see below and feel free to share with your networks!

Tuesday, June 14 @ 10am - Intro to Web3 - What is it and why is it important? - Click here to sign up

Crypto, DeFi, DAOs, NFTs, Web3 - you've heard the words, but what exactly do they mean?

Join Carson Nye, Investment Associate for the Filecoin Techstars and Techstars Seattle Accelerator programs for an introductory overview of the Web3 ecosystem and learn about what he finds so exciting about the emerging industry!

This is an introductory session for anyone who is brand new and curious about Web3 and wants to learn more!

Wednesday, June 15 @ 10am - Fundraising While Black - Click here to sign up

We've all heard the stats: less than 2% of VC funding goes to Black founders. Three Techstars Seattle alums will share their experience raising venture capital since completing the Techstars program.

Panelists Include:

Kwame Boler, CEO + Co-Founder - Spritz Jade Kearney, CEO + Co-Founder - She Matters Amira Rasool, CEO + Founder - The Folklore

Wednesday, June 15 @ 1pm - How to Build (and Utilize!) a Kickass Network - Click here to sign up

Networking for your business is one of the most important skills that you can develop to ensure the success of your company, not to mention a key skill to have for your personal career development. Techstars Evangelist, John Hill, will walk you through strategies for how to build your professional network, how to make use of tools like LinkedIn to support your networking activity, and will share examples of what kind of magic can happen once you start to utilize the network you've built!

Thursday, June 16 @ 10am - Why Techstars? - Click here to sign up

Are you thinking about applying to Techstars? Come hear from several Techstars alumni about why they applied, what the application experience was like, and what happened once they were accepted! You'll also hear about what's happened for the companies since completing the program.

Applications for the next Techstars Seattle class are open now, and we encourage you to come meet with our alums and chat with the program team if you're thinking about submitting an application. Applications are due on July 27, 2022.

Thursday, June 16 at 1pm - So you have a Board of Directors and Investors... now what? - Click here to sign up

Join Isaac Kato, Managing Director of the Techstars Seattle and Filecoin Techstars Accelerator programs for a discussion on best practices for managing your company's Board of Directors and your Investors!