Techstars is a global network of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and partners who help startups grow and succeed. Techstars offers various programs and services for early-stage startups, such as:
Accelerators: Techstars runs over 50 accelerator programs around the world, each focused on a specific industry, location, or theme. Startups that join an accelerator receive funding, mentorship, access to resources, and exposure to potential customers and partners.
Pre-Accelerator: Techstars also offers pre-accelerator programs for startups that are not yet ready for an accelerator. These programs provide education, feedback, and community support to help founders validate their ideas and prepare for the next stage.
Education: Techstars provides online and offline courses, workshops, events, and content for entrepreneurs of all levels and backgrounds. Topics include ideation, customer discovery, product development, fundraising, leadership, and more.
Partners: Techstars partners with leading corporations, foundations, governments, and universities to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Partners can sponsor accelerators, host events, provide resources, and collaborate with startups.
Investors: Techstars has a network of over 10,000 investors who are looking for promising startups to invest in. Techstars also operates several funds that invest in startups across different stages and sectors.
Some of the benefits of joining Techstars are:
Being part of a global community of over 7,300 founders who can offer advice, feedback, and connections.
Getting access to over 1,600 mentors who are experts in their fields and can provide guidance and support.
Receiving up to $120K in funding and over $1M in perks from partners such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Stripe, HubSpot, and more.
Having the opportunity to pitch to hundreds of investors and media outlets at Demo Day and beyond.
Learning from the best practices and experiences of successful entrepreneurs and innovators.