Techstars is much more than a three-month mentorship-driven accelerator program
Techstars is for life — our global ecosystem of founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners work together to create a network of support that lasts throughout your entrepreneurial journey.
We make entrepreneurship accessible by opening doors to capital, mentorship, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, and talent recruitment.
We have over 3,500 mentors working tirelessly on your behalf
Techstars gives founders hands-on guidance and support throughout the entire program and beyond. This is not a ‘fly by’ — Techstars is for life.
- Rand Fishkin SparkToro
- Brad Feld Foundry Group
- Jennifer Lum Apricot Capital
- Sam Yagan OkCupid
- Wiley Cerilli Good Uncle
- Beth Ferreira FirstMark Capital
- Moisey Uretsky DigitalOcean
- Julia Austin DigitalOcean
- Amanda Lannert The Jellyvision Lab
- Rajat Bhargava JumpCloud
- Sue Heilbronner MergeLane
- Krista Marks Woot Math
Our corporate partners add powerful industry expertise by offering hands-on mentorship and business development opportunities to accelerate your business.
Startups that participate in our corporate accelerator programs engage daily with a network of Fortune 500 executives and employees who open doors that are otherwise difficult to access.
After all, every company was a startup at one time!
As part of the Techstars network, companies and founders have access to over 300 perks valued at over $1 million. These perks come from corporate partners and sponsors, mentor companies, Techstars companies, and others across our network. Back office services and CRMs, analytics tools and project management platforms, marketing services and more — all aspects of your startup needs are covered. These perks are yet another benefit of the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs! We help our companies #domorefaster™. (See how here.)
Techstars is for Life
Grow your business and expand your network through access to over 1.5 million people across the Techstars ecosystem. Connect with founders, mentors, and investors at local alumni events, our annual founder celebration, and other cool meet-ups.
One of the most powerful things about Techstars is the network: founders become alumni, alumni become mentors, mentors become CEOs, volunteers become employees, alumni companies share talent and do business together. At Techstars, we support you throughout your entire entrepreneurial journey.