• Announcing Jag Singh as Managing Director for the METRO Accelerator for Retail, Powered by Techstars November 21, 2017 4:00 pm
    What do you think the retail end-to-end experience will look like in five or ten years from now? For thousands of years, retail was structured and devised around very specific locations. In other words, buyers & sellers physically coalesced around specific places. Then came the Internet, and incrementally overturned it all. It’s rewritten the rules […]
    Jag Singh
  • Announcing AccorHotels as Corporate Partner of the Techstars Paris Accelerator Program November 20, 2017 10:00 am
    Today we are excited to announce Accor Hotels as a new corporate partner of the Techstars Paris Program, along with Air Liquide, FDJ, Groupama, Renault Group, RCI Bank and Services, and Total. AccorHotels will provide its expertise as an open innovation Group working with startups all over the world for the benefits of its customers, […]
    Bertier Luyt
  • Congratulations to the Techstars Founders in the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 November 16, 2017 9:00 pm
    We are proud to announce that 10 Techstars companies have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 this year. Companies from Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator programs out of NYC, LA, and Boston were recognized, as well as founders from our corporate innovation programs. We’re also proud to see Techstars Startup Programs represented, with Rover co-founder […]
    David Brown
  • Techstars and Comcast NBCUniversal: Elevating Innovative Media, Entertainment and Connectivity Startups November 16, 2017 5:34 pm
    I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining Techstars as the Managing Director of the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator. This accelerator program will take place in LIFT Labs in the new Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia. My mandate is to identify, invest in and support the next breakthrough media, entertainment and connectivity startups. This new […]
    Maya Baratz
  • Santiago Shows Startup Muscle with Mega Event for Techstars Global Startup Weekend 2017 November 16, 2017 1:00 pm
    Santiago de Chile is a city found in South America, in the middle Los Andes, and a busy place for entrepreneurship in Latin America. Chile has the highest rate of Internet users in Latin America and the country ranks 9th in the world for mobile phone use according to the PEW research center. Last year during […]
    Lucia Trochez
  • The Amazing Judges Joining us for Techstars Global Startup Weekend November 16, 2017 1:00 am
    We are honored to support the largest celebration of entrepreneurship in the world, Global Entrepreneurship Week. We will hold over 200 events, in over 60 cities this year over in just two weekends! As part of the celebration, Techstars Global Startup Weekend comes with a Regional and Global Showcase, with prizes from Google, Amazon, .CO, […]
    Lucia Trochez
  • From Inspiration to IPO – SendGrid Goes Public November 15, 2017 3:16 pm
    Today, Techstars alumni SendGrid rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Having served alongside Mark Solon on SendGrid’s board of directors since 2009, we were honored to be invited to help SendGrid open the market today. Today, we congratulate the entire SendGrid team. It’s truly been an honor to work with them as […]
    David Cohen
  • Startup Pitching and Adrenaline Management: An Athlete’s Tactics November 15, 2017 2:00 pm
    “How does one get into shape for public speaking?” I was sitting in McMenamin’s Bar, sipping a guilty-pleasure Coke, when I became phenomenally obsessed with this question — “How does one get into shape for public speaking?” At that moment, I was waiting to go on stage to pitch our startup, and became quite aware of my […]
    Grant Canary
  • Anatomy of a VC Investment: What to Expect in Your Fund Raise Process November 14, 2017 2:00 pm
    Fundraising is an important part of most entrepreneurial journeys. If you are an entrepreneur, the standard process followed by many venture capital firms is well worth knowing. While every case is unique, having an idea of the key stages means you will have a sense of where you really are, what you have achieved, and […]
    Suranga Chandratillake
  • Is Venture Capital Right for Social Ventures? November 8, 2017 2:00 pm
    Recently, a friend and founder of a social venture that increases access to basic services for underserved communities in the US, started gearing up for his Series A fundraising. As a mission-driven company, when he went out to raise capital, the advice he got about where to look was split down the middle. Due to […]
    Zoe Schlag