• Reflections on my Hometown of Montreal, Canada July 20, 2017 7:00 pm
    I spent most of last week in my hometown of Montreal and it was a really great experience. I left Montreal in 1990 because at that time, support for people like me (crazy entrepreneurs) was very limited. I had met some American entrepreneurs and found them to be kindred spirits and much more supportive. When […]
    David Brown
  • Building Organizational Culture in Your Startup July 19, 2017 1:00 pm
    How do founders go from a couple of people toying with an idea, to managing a great team with values, a good rapport, and everyone’s favorite phrase, strong culture? Recently I set out on a fool’s errand to gain some research insights on building organizational culture in startups. The truth is, this field of research […]
    Alex Krause
  • 10 Years of Techstars Startup Weekend Around the World July 18, 2017 12:00 pm
    It’s already mid-July, and we are keeping the celebration going for the 10th Birthday of Techstars Startup Weekend. From all of us at Techstars, we want to say thank you to the Community Leaders around the world for all that you do to spread entrepreneurship. Thanks to the Community Leaders, mentors, participants, and global network […]
    Lucia Trochez
  • Techstars Venture Capital Fund Invests in Impact Health Series A Round July 17, 2017 1:05 pm
    Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. We are excited to announce that, along with Foundry Group, we are investing in Impact Health’s $13 million Series A round. Founder and CEO Christine Carrillo, along with her cofounder Helen Lee, have built an impressive team at Impact Health […]
    Jason Seats
  • Welcoming 114 New Companies Across the Techstars Worldwide Network July 17, 2017 1:00 pm
    This has been a big year for Techstars. We’re 10 years old and have now seen over 1,000 companies in the Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs. We have over 30 active programs running this year which means that we are adding roughly 300 founders to our portfolio! We are excited to announce that these new classes […]
    David Brown
  • Living our Shared Values July 14, 2017 9:21 pm
    Ever since industry news about sexual harassment began to surface, we believe that it’s more important than ever to reinforce a positive, safe and respectful network. Techstars is a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. We are ten years old and have had over 3,000 founders come through our accelerator programs, more than 8,000 investors […]
    Jenny Lawton
  • Startup Fundraising: The Executive Summary July 12, 2017 1:00 pm
    Fundraising is an Enterprise Sales Process. Which means it’s going to take time to get fundraising done and you’ll need a lot of prospects at the top of your sales funnel. As you prepare for your fundraising effort, you need to get the basic tools of the trade completed before you start the process. The […]
    Dave Parker
  • Why Most SaaS Companies Need to Eventually Head Up Market July 11, 2017 1:00 pm
    When you’re just starting out as a SaaS company, every little thing you do matters. You’ll pursue deals that you wouldn’t even consider a few years down the line, and you’ll do absolutely everything you can to cater to the few customers you have. But by the time you hit $1M in revenue, you need […]
    Matt Talbot
  • 8 Things Founders Must Know About Equity Crowdfunding July 10, 2017 1:00 pm
    Since President Obama passed the JOBS act in 2012, we’ve been witnessing the beginning of a new movement in the U.S. – one that empowers entrepreneurs to raise money from almost anyone, anywhere. It’s a movement that removes the barriers to fundraising so that it’s not just those who know the right people or who […]
    Amy Yeh
  • Celebrating the 10th Birthday of Techstars Startup Weekend July 7, 2017 1:00 pm
    We’re celebrating the 10th Birthday of Techstars Startup Weekend. On July 7th, 2007, the first Startup Weekend was held in Boulder, Colorado with 80 entrepreneurs. In 10 years, we’ve grown to: 13,837 organizers in 153 countries 4,531 Startup Weekend events 363,000+ Startup Weekend attendees 45,375 Teams $410M+ in funding secured And we’re just getting started. […]
    David Brown