• Techstars Code of Conduct Updated September 20, 2017 9:48 pm
    At Techstars, we live the shared values of creating a safe, positive and respectful network. Back in July, we asked every member of our network to sign the Techstars Code of Conduct. We also asked those in the network to report violations of the Techstars Code of Conduct to the saysomething.techstars.com channel. We first published […]
    David Brown
  • Announcing Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Statoil September 20, 2017 7:00 am
    Techstars is excited to announce that we’re continuing to expand our global footprint. This time, we’re heading to the Nordics. We are proud to announce Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Statoil. Norway is internationally recognized for Energy so it only makes sense that this is the focus of our first Norwegian accelerator. I am […]
    Audun Abelsnes
  • Ask Techstars: How to Stand Out On Your Application September 18, 2017 1:00 pm
    We recently held an AMA session to answer questions on applying to an accelerator program. To help answer questions, we had Lesa Mitchell, the managing director for Techstars Kansas City, and Ted Serbinski, managing director for Techstars Mobility in Detroit. What is the one thing you can do to stand out during the application process, […]
  • Announcing Techstars Autonomous Technology Accelerator with the U.S. Air Force September 13, 2017 2:59 pm
    Techstars is excited to announce our second defense-focused accelerator and our second accelerator in Boston – Techstars Autonomous Technology Accelerator with the U.S. Air Force. I will be the managing director for this program. Applications open today, and the program will begin in January 2018 in Boston. Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs […]
    Warren Katz
  • Building the Future of Entrepreneurship with the Girl Scouts September 12, 2017 1:00 pm
    When I was younger, I experienced the Girl Scouts program like many girls have. I made it to the “Juniors” level before retiring my cookie-selling skills. I learned a lot through the program and had a few fun summers at camp. But I also remember begging my way out of the sewing activity, because after […]
    Kacey Wherley
  • Why Being an Immigrant is the Ultimate Entrepreneurial Experience September 11, 2017 1:00 pm
    Being an entrepreneur is scary, exciting, gratifying … so many emotions mixed into one. The same is true about being an immigrant. Here are five ways my experience as an immigrant served as a foundation for launching a startup. Jump Off the Cliff It was 2003, I was 19 years old, and I had just […]
    Momchil Kyurkchiev
  • Celebrating our Worldwide Network, One Entrepreneur at a Time September 7, 2017 1:00 pm
    We recently celebrated World Entrepreneurs’ Day, a time to showcase innovation, leadership and the entrepreneurs behind it all. Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and it all wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for our amazing alumni, mentors, partners, community leaders and team. There’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ when it comes to entrepreneurship, but […]
  • Startups Interacting with Large Corporations: Lessons from Target September 6, 2017 3:00 pm
    We recently held an AMA on corporate innovation with Cory Hooyman, lead innovation manager at Target. We talked about corporate innovation and how to bring new practices and methods into your team and company. Is there one thing that startup founders need to know to best interact with large corporations? Ryan: The nice thing about […]
    Ryan Broshar
  • Building Your Team: Focus on People, Not Jobs September 5, 2017 1:00 pm
    When building a startup, we put strategic forethought toward product development, marketing, sales and other core functions. But all too often when building a team, we wait to dedicate focused attention until we feel pain. That pain leads to a public cry for help…a job description posted on our careers site and out in the […]
    Josh Scott
  • Applying to Techstars: Tips from Our Managing Directors August 30, 2017 1:00 pm
    Techstars’ managing directors devote their time to finding the best startups. Between office hours, roadshows and AMAs, they are available to answer your questions and tell you more about Techstars. Can’t join them in person? Check out our FAQ and read on for insights from our managing directors on what they are looking for in […]
    Greg Rogers