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…
Come See Techstars at SXSW 2018!

Come See Techstars at SXSW 2018!

It’s almost time to kick off another year at SXSW in Austin! The local Techstars team is excited to welcome the Techstars worldwide network and attendees from around the globe to our city. Here is a quick rundown of where to find Techstars at SXSW: Wednesday, March 7th 11:30 AM – 12 PM – From…
Aligning with Give First: Techstars and Silicon Valley Bank Continue Partnership

Aligning with Give First: Techstars and Silicon Valley Bank Continue Partnership

Silicon Valley Bank could not be more excited to continue our global partnership with Techstars. SVB and Techstars are deeply aligned on #givefirst. Our mission is to increase your probability of success by going beyond banking to be a valued partner to teams in the Techstars family. This year we look forward to expanding our…
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…
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…
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…
How Investor FAQ’s Help with Startup Funding

How Investor FAQ’s Help with Startup Funding

  At SAP.iO Foundry, powered by Techstars Accelerator we recently organized a series of great investor workshops with a number of leading Berlin VC’s and our companies. The format was a private AMA style fireside chat/workshop where our founders could ask ‘the stupid’ questions and get personal tips and advice on how to raise money from industry…
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…
Techstars in India – Namaste India!

Techstars in India – Namaste 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…
Techstars and Startup Boost Partner to Support Earlier-Stage Entrepreneurs Globally

Techstars and Startup Boost Partner to Support Earlier-Stage Entrepreneurs Globally

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and Startup Boost, a global pre-accelerator program, today announces a new partnership to run Startup Boost programs for pre-seed, early stage entrepreneurs around the world. Applications are now being accepted at www.startupboost.org for early stage startup Spring programs in New York, London, Los Angeles and Toronto until…

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