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Jason Seats

Jason Seats is the Managing Director of Techstars in Austin.

Jason was most recently the Managing Director of the Techstars Cloud program. Prior to joining Techstars, Jason was a founder of Slicehost, an early cloud computing hosting company. In 2008 Slicehost was acquired by Rackspace and became the core for the initial Cloud Servers product. Jason continued on at Rackspace until 2010 as VP of software development for Rackspace Cloud, managing the cloud engineering teams.

Jason has a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology at Saint Louis University.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Statwing 1/2014Angel7
Cloud 66 1/2014Seed$500k8
Keen IO 10/2013Seed$2.35M10
Pogoseat 9/2013Seed$750k16
TrueAbility 7/2013Series A$2M6
Bugsnag 7/2013Seed$1.4M3
HybridCluster 5/2013Angel$1M4
Glider 4/2013Seed$1M4
CircleCI 2/2013Seed$1.5M10
Moveline 10/2012Seed$1.5M12
PivotDesk 9/2012Series A$3M5
Lua Technologies 8/2012Seed$2.5M25
TempoDB 5/2012Seed$750k5
GoChime 12/2011Angel$1.05M7



  1. Data Analysis Service Statwing Launches Partnership Program, Raises New Funding Round ( [edit]
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  3. Keen IO Raises $2.35M For Its Custom Analytics Platform ( [edit]
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  6. Bugsnag, The Error-Reporting Platform Used By LinkedIn And Others, Raises $1.4M Seed Round ( [edit]
  7. HybridCluster Raises $1M in Funding ( [edit]
  8. Glider Launches At Disrupt NY With SaaS That Automates Approving And Signing Contracts, Adds Intelligence To Deal Flow ( [edit]
  9. CircleCI Raises $1.5M From Eric Ries And Heroku Founders For Platform To Test Web Apps ( [edit]
  10. Moveline raises $1.5 million to deal with moving companies (so you never have to) ( [edit]
  11. The Next Web ( [edit]
  12. Lua Goes From A Manhattan Basement To $2.5M In Seed Funding From IA Ventures ( [edit]
  13. Catapult Chicago Companies Raise $8M in Funding ( [edit]
  14. TechStars Seattle Grad GoChime Raises $630K To Help Brands Monetize Social Media ( [edit]
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