Techstars is a company that provides mentorship-driven seed-stage investment services for technology-oriented firms. It also offers the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network which helps founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners.

TypeInvestor
HQBoulder, CO, US
Founded2006
Size (employees)2,447 (est)+88%
Websitetechstars.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Techstars was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO, US

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Key People/Management at Techstars

David Cohen

David Cohen

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Maëlle Gavet

Maëlle Gavet

CEO
David Brown

David Brown

Co-Founder and Board Member
Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Managing Director & Co-Founder
Frank Alfano

Frank Alfano

CRO
Jennifer Cabala

Jennifer Cabala

VP of Strategic Operations
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Techstars Office Locations

Techstars has offices in Boulder and Berlin
Boulder, CO, US (HQ)
1050 Walnut St #202Boulder
Berlin, DE
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Techstars News and Updates

Arcadis renews partnership with Techstars and joins Sustainability Challenge

Amsterdam, June 2, 2021 – Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets, today announced that it is renewing its partnership with Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, through a flexible model focused on …

Techstars Joins Cleantech.org $100,000 GS Beyond Energy Innovation Challenge

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleantech.org and Techstars announced today that Techstars is joining the Cleantech.org GS Beyond Energy Innovation Challenge as an Accelerator Partner. Applications are open for the $100K prize until all semi-finalist slots are filled on a...

As virtual operations break down geographic barriers, Techstars Toronto doubles down on international startups in 2021 cohort

Global accelerator Techstars Toronto has revealed the 10 companies joining its 2021 accelerator cohort. Of the 10 companies joining the latest cohort, eight were...

African talent recruitment company TalentQL joins Techstars to further global ambition

African-focused talent recruitment and outsourcing company TalentQL today announced that it has been accepted into Techstars Toronto. The company will join nine other startups in the accelerator’s class of 2021. This comes two weeks after Nigerian bus-booking platform Plentywaka announced its partic…

Techstars NYC is more global than ever with its latest class of startups

Techstars NYC just announced the 10 startups participating in this year’s program, making up what Managing Director Jenny Fielding described as the accelerator’s most global class yet. “We’ve always had applications from around the world and I was always able to take companies from anywhere,” Fieldi…

Nigeria’s Plentywaka gets backing from Techstars, plans expansion to Canada

Plentywaka, a Nigerian bus-booking platform, today announced that it has been accepted into the Techstars Toronto accelerator program. It will join nine other startups in the class of 2021 and secure funding from the accelerator as it sets its sights on global expansion. The Lagos-based company, fou…
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Techstars Online and Social Media Presence

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Techstars Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

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    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    79/100

  • Compensation

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    55/100

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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 David Cohen, Maëlle Gavet and David Brown.

  • How many employees does Techstars have?

    Techstars has 2,447 employees.

  • Who are Techstars competitors?

    Competitors of Techstars include Y Combinator and SkyDeck.

  • Where is Techstars headquarters?

    Techstars headquarters is located at 1050 Walnut St #202Boulder, Boulder.

  • Where are Techstars offices?

    Techstars has offices in Boulder and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Techstars have?

    Techstars has 2 offices.