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Techstars

Techstars

Techstars is a worldwide network of seed accelerators, startups events, and newsletters

Techstars was founded in 2006 by David Cohen, David Brown, Brad Feld, and Jared Polis.

Portfolio companies

Company
Cohort
Founders

10Sheet

Class 15 - NYC 2012 Summer



Class 119 - Autonomous Tech 2018 Q1



1Track

Class 24 - Microsoft Azure 2013



2ULaundry

Class 99 - Atlanta 2017 Q3



4Degrees

Class 102 - Chicago 2017 Q3



7 Chord

Class 114 - Barclays NYC 2017 Q4



Aazzur

Class 120 - Berlin 2018 Q1



Abe.ai

Class 97 - Barclays Cape Town 2017 Q2



Abode

Class 102 - Chicago 2017 Q3



Class 30 - Austin 2013 Fall



Acculis

Class 115 - NYC 2017 Q1



Acerta

Class 76 - Mobility 2016 Summer



Acquisitionly

Class 121 - Boston 2018 Q1



acuteIQ

Class 77 - Barclays NYC 2016 Summer



Class 103 - Adelaide 2017 Q3



Class 79 - Retail 2016 Summer



adHawk

Class 56 - Boulder 2015 Summer



AdmitHub

Class 53 - Boston 2015 Summer



AdsNative

Class 26 - Boulder 2013 Summer



Adstruc

Class 6 - Boulder 2010 Summer



Advertory

Class 20 - Microsoft Azure 2012



AdYapper

Class 25 - NYC 2013 Spring



Afineur

Class 85 - Connection 2016 Winter



AgentCASH

Class 65 - Barclays 2016 Winter



AID:Tech

Class 78 - London 2016 Summer







Timeline

February 12, 2019

Techstars and Starburst Announce Space-Focused Accelerator Program With U.S. Government And Corporate Consortium

The program will be based in Los Angeles and will focus on the next generation of space technology companies and related frontier technologies..

November 2006

Techstars is incorporated

Techstars is incorporated by its founders David Cohen, David Brown, Brad Feld and Jared Polis

February 18, 2006

First idea for Techstars

Founding email from David Cohen to David Brown with original idea for Techstars.

Associated investment funds

14 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
1,600,000
October 6, 2016

Funded Companies

225 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

A cloud communications platform for building SMS, Voice & Messaging applications on an API built for global scale that was founded in 2008 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Distil Networks is an American cybersecurity company founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

DataRobot sells a machine learning platform that helps users build and deploy accurate predictive models. The Boston-based company was founded in 2012 by Jeremy Achin.

Haiku Deck is a company that provides a web or iOS app for creating presentations, founded by Adam Tratt, Kevin Leneway, and Kyle Kesterson.

A container farming technology company. Its headquarters are located in Boston, Massachusetts and the company was founded in 2010.

Zagster is a Boston-based company founded by Timothy J. Ericson.

Kapost is a software company founded by Nader Akhnoukh.

Ginger offers on-demand behavioral health coaching, video therapy, video psychiatry and self-guided content that is clinically proven to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Moveline is a company founded by Kelly Eidson.

Dash Labs is a company founded by Jamyn Edis, Brian Langel and Jamyn Edis / Investors.

LeanPlum is a marketing automation company founded by Momchil Kyurkchiev.

Occipital is a company founded by Vikas Reddy.

SyncOnSet Technologies is a company founded by Alexander LoVerde, Brett Beaulieu-Jones, Dan Stefanis and Jeff Impey.

Bison is a Utah-based company founded by Rasmus Goksor.

SendGrid is a cloud-based email delivery platform for delivering transactional and marketing emails. Founded in 2009, it IPOd on the New York Stock Exchange in 2017 and was acquired by Twilio in 2019.

Jukely is a company founded by Bora Celik.

Tred is a company in the automotive industry founded by John Wehr.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Aaron O'Hearn

Employee



Adam Haun

Employee



Ajay Chainani

Employee



Aldo Aguirre G

Employee



Alex Baldwin

Employee



Alex Iskold

Employee



Alexandre SAGAKIAN

Employee



Ali Berman

Employee



Amos Schwartzfarb

Employee



Andy Aguiluz

Employee



Andy Sack

Employee



Anna Barber

Employee



Annie Lydens

Employee



Ari Newman

Employee



Ash Kaluarachchi

Employee



Aziz Gilani

Investor



Ben Huh

Mentor



Bilal Memon

Employee



Blake Yeager

Employee



Bob Crimmins

Advisor



Bob Mason

Advisor



Brad Feld

Co-founder



Brandon Marker

Employee



Brian Daly

Employee



Brian Luerssen

Employee



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