Techstars (also known as Techstars Central) is a company that provides seed-stage investments to technology-oriented companies. It also holds startup events and community programs. 

HQBoulder, CO, US
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Techstars was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO, US
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Key People/Management at Techstars

Maëlle Gavet

Maëlle Gavet

CEO and Board Member
David Brown

David Brown

Co-Founder and Board Member
Brad Feld

Brad Feld

David Cohen

David Cohen

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Frank Alfano

Frank Alfano

Katie Derr

Katie Derr

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Techstars Office Locations

Techstars has offices in Boulder and Berlin
Boulder, CO, US (HQ)
1050 Walnut Street, Suite 202
Berlin, DE
Breite Str. 1
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Techstars News and Updates

Techstars debuts new fund for companies too early for its own accelerator

Techstars, a startup accelerator born in Boulder, Colorado, has always been comfortable carving out niches. Unlike perhaps its closest competitor, Y Combinator, Techstars has gone the divide and conquer route of early-stage startups support: Instead of one massive batch, it has dozens of dedicated p…

Five ways to close the founder opportunity gap, according to Techstars CEO Maëlle Gavet

For founders from nontraditional backgrounds, the opportunity gap remains a chasm. Here’s how Techstars has been closing it. From Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter to Me Too and Times Up, the past decade has seen popular social justice movements roll across America. Once confined to the pol…

Stellar Development Foundation and MoneyGram partner Techstars

The Stellar Development Foundation and MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) today announced a new partnership with Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and customized programming for entrepreneurs.

Stellar Development Foundation and MoneyGram Partner with Techstars to Spur Innovation on Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Payments

SAN FRANCISCO and DALLAS, March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Development Foundation and MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) today announced a new partnership with Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and customized...

New Program Announcement and Update

Techstars Chicago's next program has an application deadline of March 23rd, a start date of June 6th, and will run as a hybrid program through Demo Day on September 1st. This means we'll bring founders together for in-person experiences at both the beginning and end of the accelerator, but provide t…

Techstars Strengthens European Commitment in Hiring Tech-industry Veterans to Lead 4 Prominent Accelerators

Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and customized programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, is strengthening its commitment to the European startup ecosystem with the appointment of four tech-industry veterans as new managing directors to…
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Techstars Blogs

Innovation Across the Food System: A Q&A with Ecolab CEO Doug Baker

Ecolab as a partner of Techstars Farm to Fork wasn’t obvious to many people. However, once you dig a bit deeper, you realize the integral role they play across the food system. When you combine this with the organization’s willingness to mentor, engage and work with founders, it becomes an obvious p…

Problems! It’s all about THE problem!

🇺🇸 [scroll în jos pentru varianta în limba română] We’ve done some research for you in order to kickstart your inspiration! We’ve interviewed farmers & domain experts from agriculture about what kind of issues they are facing and have compiled a list below: there are all sorts of issues when i…

5 Questions with Dr. Roshawnna Novellus

Dr. Roshawnna Novellus is the Founder and CEO of EnrichHER, a financial technology platform with regulatory approval to help women secure funding to grow their ventures. EnrichHER is disrupting traditional and predatory lending terms through its credit model and lending environment. EnrichHER’s inve…

5 Questions with Jasmine Crowe

Jasmine Crowe is an HBCU alumna who is working to make the world a better place one cause at a time. Jasmine’s goal is to foster change and create awareness about the leading socioeconomic issues and challenges of today, like poverty, education, and hunger. She has hosted activations in more than 20…

5 Questions with Rachel McCrickard

Rachel McCrickard is the Founder & CEO of Motivo, the largest platform for therapist telesupervision. As a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), Rachel experienced firsthand just how difficult it is for a pre-licensed therapist to find the right clinical supervisor and collect the hours…

Advice from a Scientific Entrepreneur to Her 25-Year-Old Self

Contributed by Ginger Rothrock, Senior Director at HG Ventures, The Heritage Group On my drive to work today I was listening to my favorite podcast, 20minVC . [Sidenote –When I leapt into the venture world 15 months ago, the 20minVC and TheFullRatchet were my crash course in “how to be a VC”–true st…
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Techstars Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Techstars founded?

    Techstars was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Techstars key executives?

    Techstars's key executives are Maëlle Gavet, David Brown and Brad Feld.

  • What is Techstars revenue?

    Latest Techstars annual revenue is $100 m.

  • Who are Techstars competitors?

    Competitors of Techstars include Singularity University.

  • Where is Techstars headquarters?

    Techstars headquarters is located at 1050 Walnut Street, Suite 202, Boulder.

  • Where are Techstars offices?

    Techstars has offices in Boulder and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Techstars have?

    Techstars has 2 offices.