Techstars

New York, New York
TechStars is a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program. The group offers seven TechStars programs in top startup locations (Boston, Boulder, New York City, Seattle, London, Chicago & Austin), on a regular schedule. TechStars invests $118K in each company it funds through $18K in seed funding and an optional $100K convertible debt note. TechStars itself is backed by over 75 different venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in their success. The program also provides three months of intensive mentorship, perks, and the chance to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program. After 90 days with Techstars, the program's companies average over $2M in follow on investment and more than 35 of them have already been acquired.
Firm Location:New York, New York • Los Angeles, California • Chicago, Illinois • Denver, Colorado • Boston, Massachusetts • Atlanta, Georgia • Carlsbad, California • Boulder, Colorado • London
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Techstars
CSC Venture CapitaleonCapitalMontage VenturesBrainchildiNovia CapitalLaunchPadPrecursor VenturesPlug & Play VenturesResults JunkiesComcast VenturesCaffeinated CapitalAccelerator VenturesInterWestScout VenturesAudrey CapitalGSV AccelerationSOSVE-MergeStructure CapitalDigital Currency GroupNonlinearGovTech FundGraph VenturesPolaris PartnersExpaK9 VenturesBowery CapitalSpark CapitalBlumberg CapitalDrummond Road CapitalSocial CapitalLightbankCota CapitalBalderton CapitalHyde Park Venture PartnersIA VenturesK5 VenturesSocial LeverageFounder CollectiveUpfront VenturesThrive CapitalMagical CapitalKRM Interests LLCHearst Media fundChicago VenturesBoxGroupMI VenturesLazerow VenturesArrowroot AdvisorsGoat CapitalThe Community FundAmplify PartnersAngelPadLong Journey VenturesBam VenturesKapor CapitalElephant PartnersSandwith VenturesHarrison MetalLiquid 2 VenturesFika VenturesTusk VenturesVayner RSEEpisode 1 VenturesCapital FactoryInterplay VenturesMatchstick VenturesB Capital GroupSpero VenturesHack VCAtland VenturesSaxena CapitalM25Partech VenturesE14 FundCamber CreekTechstars AtlantaJumpCloudGotham Gal VenturesCraft VenturesCoatueAlumni Ventures GroupACME CapitalBCF VenturesKW Angel FundSilverton PartnersReal Estate Tech Rolling FundMoxxie VenturesEqual VenturesAngel investorS28 CapitalXG VenturesThird Kind VenturesTekton VenturesTribe CapitalTech Square VenturesScienceUnpopular Ventures10X CapitalPioneer FundTwo Culture CapitalTeamworthy VenturesOutlander Labsgener8torAir Force Accelerator Powered by TechstarsFabric VenturesSusa VenturesDN CapitalMatrix PartnersBonfire VenturesENIAC VenturesAutoTech VenturesElefundMATH Venture PartnersFoundry GroupTrinity VenturesEniac VenturesLocalGlobeTheVentureCity2048 VenturesMetaProp VenturesOffline VenturesYLEMVolition CapitalEarl Grey Capital01 AdvisorsClimate CapitalOperator PartnersTNT VentureLux CapitalAndreessen HorowitzGeneral CatalystFounders FundLightspeed Venture PartnersSV AngelAdvancit CapitalNextGen Venture PartnersMadrona Venture GroupCorazon CapitalOverton Venture CapitalNext Frontier CapitalWGI GroupNeu Venture CapitalZigg CapitalSerena VenturesAccomplice VCLowercarbon CapitalTMVFuture ShapeInnovation EndeavorsCoinFundNew Enterprise Associates (NEA)DCVC (Data Collective)20VCMusha VenturesJude Gomila Rolling Fund#ANGELS (Hashtag ANGELS)TQ VenturesA* PartnersWork Life VenturesBenchmarkBessemer Venture PartnersCanaan PartnersCorrelation VenturesFirst Round CapitalFJ LabsVillage GlobalGradient VenturesGreat Oaks Venture CapitalGreycroftAcadian VenturesMenlo VenturesRedpoint VenturesSequoia CapitalShrug CapitalSocial StartsTrue VenturesUlu VenturesY CombinatorUncork CapitalGaingelsGFT VenturesDunce CapitalArriveColor CapitalBallistic VenturesDaffyWollefFlucas VenturesPowerhouse CapitalPareto HoldingsUnderdog LabsCurious CapitalFreestyle CapitalFlex CapitalSamsung NEXT VenturesThe General PartnershipApollo Health VenturesArchetypeLOI VentureFirstMark CapitalSlow VenturesUnion Square Ventures2.12 Angels
Techstars Team
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Andres Barreto
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in Brazil, Investors in Argentina, Investors in Colombia, Investors in Mexico (Mexico), Investors in United States
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David Cohen
Techstars·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $100K - $3.0M
Investors in New York (NY)
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Colorado / Utah (Other Lists), Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Social Networks, Investors in Social Networks
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Kendra Dixon
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
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Jenny Fielding
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $150K
Range: $50K - $250K
Investors in New York (NY)
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Digital Health, Investors in Digital Health, Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Logistics, Investors in New York City (Other Lists), Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS
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Jordan Fliegel
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $120K - $500K
Investors in Los Angeles (CA), Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Boston (MA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Fashion, Investors in Fashion, Investors in Female Investors (Other Lists), Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Food and Beverage, Investors in Food and Beverage, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in New York City (Other Lists), Investors in Wellness & Fitness, Investors in Wellness & Fitness, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
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Saba Karim
Techstars·Scout
Sweet spot: $100K
Range: $10K - $120K
Investors in Global
Investors in Advertising, Investors in Advertising, Investors in Colorado / Utah (Other Lists), Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in MarketingTech, Investors in MarketingTech, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Retail, Investors in Retail, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Sales & CRM, Investors in Sales & CRM, Investors in SMB Software, Investors in SMB Software, Investors in Social Networks, Investors in Social Networks, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
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Matt Kozlov
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $120K - $120K
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Analytics, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Health IT, Investors in IoT, Investors in IoT, Investors in Los Angeles / Southern California (Other Lists), Investors in Robotics, Investors in Robotics, Investors in Space, Investors in Space, Investors in TransportationTech, Investors in TransportationTech
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Ryan Kuder
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Robotics, Investors in Robotics, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SMB Software, Investors in SMB Software, Investors in Space, Investors in Space
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Taylor McLemore
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $120K - $120K
Investors in Denver (CO)
Investors in Colorado / Utah (Other Lists), Investors in Education, Investors in Education, Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in GovTech, Investors in GovTech, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Human Capital/HRTech, Investors in Human Capital/HRTech, Investors in Impact, Investors in Impact, Investors in Insurance, Investors in Insurance, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
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Greg Raiz
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $25K
Range: $10K - $100K
Investors in Boston (MA)
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Jason Seats
Techstars·Partner
Sweet spot: $1
Range: $1 - $1
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Developer Tools
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Cody Simms
Techstars·Partner
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $100K - $3.0M
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Jag Singh
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $25K
Range: $15K - $100K
Investors in London, Investors in Berlin (Germany)
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Eduard Steimle
Techstars·Investor
Sweet spot: $100K
Range: $20K - $300K
Investors in London
Investors in AR/VR, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Female Investors (Other Lists), Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in London (Other Lists)
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Alifya Valiji
Techstars·Associate
Sweet spot: $1M
Range: $100K - $10.0M
Investors in Boston (MA), Investors in New York (NY)
Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in New York City (Other Lists)
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Evan DiLeo
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $0 - $0
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Nicole Glaros
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $0 - $0
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Brad Schnitzer
Techstars·Investor
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $0 - $0
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Tyler Scriven
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $0 - $0
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Sunil Sharma
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $0 - $0
Investors in Global