• From Techstars Startup Weekend to $970 Million Valuation: Rover.com July 10, 2018 7:17 pm
    Rover.com has raised more than $300M and registered more than 100,000 pet sitters. “Without Techstars Startup Weekend, there would be no Rover.com,” says founder Greg Gottesman. Back in 2011, the Seattle-based venture capitalist had a terrible experience boarding his dog at a local kennel. He was determined to create a better way for pet parents to […]
  • PillPack (Techstars Class 22) Acquired by Amazon July 3, 2018 7:45 pm
    On the same day that PillPack founders TJ Parker and Elliot Cohen started in the Techstars Boston 2013 class, they also formally started the company. On that day, they hadn’t yet raised the $4 million they would take in during the 3-month mentorship-driven  accelerator program or the $117 million as they jumped from Series A, […]
    Ari Newman
  • Introducing Ray Newal, Managing Director of the First Techstars Accelerator Dedicated to Emerging Markets Entrepreneurs June 27, 2018 3:00 pm
    It is an honour to be offered the opportunity to establish Techstars Bangalore, which will be our first mentorship-driven accelerator in India, focused on supporting emerging markets entrepreneurs. Techstars Mentorship-driven Accelerators are not new to Indian entrepreneurs. Just ask the founders of ClassPass, Kinetic, and Stasis Labs. In fact, almost 5 percent of applicants to […]
    Ray Newal
  • Martin Olczyk Joins Techstars as Managing Director of METRO Accelerator for Hospitality June 21, 2018 1:00 pm
    I am extremely honored and excited to announce that I joined Techstars as the managing director of the METRO Accelerator for Hospitality powered by Techstars in Berlin. Together with Franziska Lohl (Program Manager) and the METRO accelerator team we will recruit and accelerate 10 outstanding entrepreneurial teams who are ready to help shaping the hospitality […]
    Martin Olczyk
  • Techstars Continues European Expansion with New Mentorship-driven Accelerator Program in Munich June 19, 2018 8:00 am
    Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced a new partnership with BSH, one of the leading home appliance manufacturers worldwide, to bring a new mentorship-driven accelerator program to Munich, Germany: BSH Future Home Accelerator Powered by Techstars. Techstars has a long history in Germany, dating back to our first Techstars Startup Weekend […]
    David Brown
  • Announcing the 2018 class of Techstars Impact! June 6, 2018 1:00 pm
    We are thrilled to announce the ten companies that will be joining Techstars for our 2018 Impact program in Austin, TX. Nine months ago we set out to find ten world-class teams who like us, believe that our deepest problem sets represent our biggest opportunities, and that entrepreneurs should sit at the center of our […]
    Zoe Schlag
  • Techstars Expands European Accelerator Footprint with Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator in Amsterdam June 4, 2018 7:00 am
    Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced a new partnership with Arcadis, the leading design and consultancy for natural and built assets, to bring the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator, Powered by Techstars program to Amsterdam, furthering Techstars expansion of accelerators around the world. Techstars has long had a presence in Amsterdam […]
    David Brown
  • Techstars Mobility Announces New Office & Corporate Partners for 2018 May 22, 2018 2:46 pm
    Three years ago, Techstars Mobility opened its office in downtown Detroit at Ford Field. We began our mission investing and mentoring entrepreneurs from around the world building the future of mobility. Since then, we’ve invested in 33 startups from 6 different countries, who have raised $45 million valued at over $200 million. This summer, we’ll […]
    Ted Serbinski
  • Julien Quintard Joins Techstars as Managing Director of the Techstars Paris Accelerator May 3, 2018 8:00 am
    In 2017, Techstars announced the opening of an accelerator program in Paris. I am very excited to join Techstars and take over as Managing Director for Techstars Paris accelerator program. Techstars represents all the values that I believe in and that I cherish in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, most notably mentorship. I believe Paris’ ecosystem can […]
    Julien Quintard
  • Inclusion & Diversity, Why It Matters To Techstars May 2, 2018 1:00 pm
    Our journey to fill the role of VP of I&D at Techstars has taken a number of years, but some of the most enlightening moments came from interviewing the fantastic dozen or so finalists we lined up for the position. One of those moments came in a discussion of the importance of inclusion in any […]
    David Brown