Future Techstars gets funding from here.
Techstars is a global network which allows entrepreneurs to introduce new technology onto the market regardless of where they choose to live. With dozens of mentor-led acceleration programmes on offer and thousands of startup projects active all over the world, Techstars supports entrepreneurs on their business journey – all the way from flash of inspiration to IPO. Techstars Venture, the accelerator’s venture capital fund, has invested in companies like Uber and Sendgrid.
One of the largest accelerator programs in the game, Techstars chooses over 300 companies annually to join its three-month, mentorship-driven program. Techstars invests $120K in each startup and provides hands-on mentorship and access to the Techstars Network for life. Techstars hosts dozens of accelerator programs across different cities and industries.
TechStars has become one of the most prestigious incubators since its founding in 2006. The incubator provides mentorship and funding from over 75 venture capital firms and angel investors. The program is very competitive, with just about 10 companies accepted in each of its 10 cities.
Network: Barclays, Amazon Alexa, AlphaLab, Bosch, IBM and Ford are few big names in list of Techstars corporate partners.
Equity: Techstars takes 7-10% equity from startups to invest.
Alumni Companies: Digital Ocean, Graphic.ly, Mocavo, Sphero, Next Big Sound, Bench & others.