Company Overview

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Founded:
October 1, 2006
Founders:
David Brown, Brad Feld, Jared Polis, David Cohen
Employees:
30
Headquarters:
Boulder, CO
Funding:
$34M
Categories:
Venture Capital, Finance
Description:
Techstars offers mentorship-driven seed stage investing for web and software companies.

Detailed Description

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Techstars provides $118,000 in seed funding, intensive mentorship, and an amazing network of mentors and alumni for 7-10% equity in your company. After 90 days with Techstars, our companies average over $2M in follow on investment and more than 35 of them have already been acquired. Start doing more faster by joining forces with our incredible network.

Who are the Techstars companies? Digital Ocean, Localytics, Sendgrid, Contently, Occipital, Next Big Sound, Kapost, Orbotix, FullContact, Simple Energy, Mocavo, GrabCAD, Kinvey, Placester, Crowdtwist, OnSwipe, Everymove, Remitly, Remotive, Cloudability, Distil Networks, Moveline, Pivotdesk, Revolv, Coachup, Pillpack, Plated, and many more.

Techstars operates out of Austin, Boston, Boulder , Chicago, Seattle and New York City. Techstars first international location is in London.

Techstars also powers the following corporate partners
- Disney Accelerator, Los Angeles, CA - Nike+ Accelerator, Portland, OR, - Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, Kansas City, MO, - R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, New York, NY - Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, New York, NY - Cloud Accelerator, San Antonio, TX - Barclays Accelerator, London, UK.

Current Team (41)

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Past Team (33)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $34M

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Investments (339)

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Board Members and Advisors (34)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (7)

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    Foundry Group

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    RRE Ventures

    Venture Capital Firm
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    Silicon Valley Bank

    Silicon Valley Bank works with technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private...
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    Avalon Ventures

    Avalon Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund focused on information technology and life...
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    IA Ventures

    Big Data Fund
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    SoftBank Capital

    SoftBank Capital is a multi-stage venture capital fund that partners with entrepreneurs building...
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    Mercury Fund

    Mercury Fund is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm focused on entrepreneurs and...

Offices/Locations (12)

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  • Entertainment Accelerator

    Los Angeles,

  • EdTech Accelerator

    New York,

  • FinTech Accelerator

    London,

  • IoT/Connected Devices Accelerator

    New York,

  • Mobile Health Accelerator

    Kansas City,

  • Techstars Austin

    c/o Capital Factory

    Austin,

  • Techstars New York

    New York City,

  • Techstars Boston

    Boston,

Competitors (4)

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    Media Camp

    Media Camp is an accelerator program that educates entrepreneurs and enables them to build media...
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    500 Startups

    500 Startups is an early-stage seed fund and incubator program investing primarily in consumer...
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    Y Combinator

    Y Combinator is a seed accelerator that provides financing services and business consulting to...
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    Seedcamp

    Accelerating startups from prototype to IPO with $25K-$250K in initial funding. Backing the most...

Images (1)

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