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Techstars

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

Techstars is a Boulder, Colorado, United States-based entrepreneur network and accelerator founded in 2006 by Brad Feld, David Brown, David Cohen, and Jared Polis.

The network has three programs: Techstars startup programs, Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator programs, and Techstars corporate innovation partnerships. It allows entrepreneurs to learn, gain experience, and get funding through its network and invests in early-stage ventures.

The notable investment portfolio of Techstars includes Axle, Eddy Travels, Electric Visionary Aircrafts, GetHenry, Pairi, Pepper, Sensgreen, Serendipia Life, The Porch Pod, and Urban SDK. As of February 2020, Techstars has made 2,404 investments and had 470 exits.

Techstars companies

Timeline

March 11, 2020
Techstars launch their new branding.
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.

Funding rounds

Invested in

Associated investment funds

Accelerator batches

Patents

Products

Funding Rounds Participated In

People

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LinkedIn

Aaron O'Hearn

Employee

Adam Haun

Employee

Ajay Chainani

Employee

Aldo Aguirre G

Employee

Alex Baldwin

Employee

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Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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Axle

Eddy Travels

Electric Visionary Aircrafts

GetHenry

Pairi

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Anna Heim
October 8, 2021
TechCrunch
As we get into our dive into Q3 2021 venture capital numbers, one region in particular has our attention: Europe.
Alex Wilhelm
August 26, 2021
TechCrunch
Good news, TechCrunch family, Techstars' Saba Karim is coming to Disrupt (September 21-23) this year. With a great vantage point from his perspective as Global Startup Pipeline Manager at Techstars, Karim will be hosting a session on the Extra Crunch stage discussing how to craft a pitch deck that cannot be ignored. It's a popular [...]
FinSMEs
July 10, 2021
FinSMEs
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Margaux MacColl
June 4, 2021
Business Insider
Techstars is launching a new initiative in Knoxville, Tennessee, providing funding and support to 10 startups that are building new technologies.
June 3, 2021
AP NEWS
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee System are partnering with Techstars to launch a startup accelerator that aims to grow 30 technology companies over three years.
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