Techstars Mobility Announces New Office & Corporate Partners for 2018

Techstars Mobility Announces New Office & Corporate Partners for 2018

Three years ago, Techstars Mobility opened its office in downtown Detroit at Ford Field. We began our mission investing and mentoring entrepreneurs from around the world building the future of mobility. Since then, we’ve invested in 33 startups from 6 different countries, who have raised $45 million valued at over $200 million. This summer, we’ll…
Julien Quintard Joins Techstars as Managing Director of the Techstars Paris Accelerator

Julien Quintard Joins Techstars as Managing Director of the Techstars Paris Accelerator

In 2017, Techstars announced the opening of an accelerator program in Paris. I am very excited to join Techstars and take over as Managing Director for Techstars Paris accelerator program. Techstars represents all the values that I believe in and that I cherish in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, most notably mentorship. I believe Paris’ ecosystem can…
Inclusion & Diversity, Why It Matters To Techstars

Inclusion & Diversity, Why It Matters To Techstars

Our journey to fill the role of VP of I&D at Techstars has taken a number of years, but some of the most enlightening moments came from interviewing the fantastic dozen or so finalists we lined up for the position. One of those moments came in a discussion of the importance of inclusion in any…
Announcing Techstars Bangalore Accelerator

Announcing Techstars Bangalore Accelerator

India is fast emerging as a startup nation. In just over a decade, it has become one of the top 20 ecosystems in the world, sports unicorns and has startups developing solutions that are not only used in the local markets, but also used worldwide. It is a global hub attracting startups, corporates, investors and…
Ben Liao Joins Techstars as Managing Director for the Colliers Proptech Accelerator

Ben Liao Joins Techstars as Managing Director for the Colliers Proptech Accelerator

I attribute much of my own success achieved throughout my career to having surrounded myself with some of the smartest and most talented people. Some of these individuals were very uniquely skilled and it was by sharing ideas, working together, learning from each other, experimenting and failing, that we were able to solve some of…
Accelerating Indian Startups: Techstars in India

Accelerating Indian Startups: Techstars in India

I moved back to India from the bay area in mid 2000s. At that time, the Indian startup ecosystem could have easily fitted into a large conference room. In a short span of 10 odd years, it grew significantly. Having built multiple startups and mentoring many more in India, I believe that we have solved…
Morency Joins Montreal Accelerator for AI Startups

Morency Joins Montreal Accelerator for AI Startups

Link to French version In March, Techstars announced its new AI focused accelerator in Montreal. Today, it’s a great pleasure to share with everyone that I will be Managing Director (MD) of this program. In this post, I’d like to share the reasons why I’m so excited about this challenge and talk about what an…
Graduating the First Full Class of Techstars Anywhere

Graduating the First Full Class of Techstars Anywhere

The first full class of Techstars Anywhere graduated during our Virtual Demo Day event this month. We are proud of the incredible progress that our founders have made. At Techstars, we believe that great companies can and will be built anywhere in the world. For Techstars Anywhere, we don’t ask the companies to come to…
Bruno Morency Joins Techstars as Managing Director for Montreal AI Accelerator

Bruno Morency Joins Techstars as Managing Director for Montreal AI Accelerator

Link to French version In March, Techstars announced its new AI focused accelerator in Montreal. Today, it’s a great pleasure to share with everyone that I will be Managing Director (MD) of this program. In this post, I’d like to share the reasons why I’m so excited about this challenge and talk about what an…
The Only Barrier to Entrepreneurship Should Be Dreaming Something Worthy

The Only Barrier to Entrepreneurship Should Be Dreaming Something Worthy

We know an ecosystem is a community in balance. If we fail to sustain the air or water, or relations between people, we suffer and die. Our entrepreneurial ecosystem is the same. Not everyone is an entrepreneur but everyone plays a supporting role, including those standing outside the door of this Grand Theater of Innovation.…

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