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.
Founded:2006
Firm Location:New York, New York • Los Angeles, California • Chicago, Illinois • Austin, Texas • Seattle, Washington • Denver, Colorado • Boston, Massachusetts • Atlanta, Georgia • Miami, Florida • Carlsbad, California • Boulder, Colorado • Paris, France • London
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Techstars
CSC Venture CapitaleonCapitalWonder VenturesMontage VenturesBrainchildLaunchPadResults JunkiesDouble DownComcast VenturesCaffeinated CapitalAccelerator VenturesInterWestScout VenturesAudrey CapitalGSV AccelerationE-MergeStructure CapitalNonlinearGovTech FundGraph VenturesJavelin Venture PartnersK9 VenturesMozilla VenturesBlumberg CapitalDrummond Road CapitalSocial CapitalLightbankCota CapitalScribble VenturesHyde Park Venture PartnersIA VenturesK5 VenturesSocial LeverageFounder CollectiveMagical CapitalKRM Interests LLCHearst Media fundStreamlined VenturesBoxGroupMI VenturesLazerow VenturesGoat CapitalAngelPadLong Journey VenturesQuiet CapitalBam VenturesFlybridge Capital PartnersKapor CapitalExpon CapitalElephant PartnersSandwith VenturesHarrison MetalFika VenturesVayner RSEHaystackCapital FactoryMatchstick VenturesB Capital GroupSpero VenturesHack VCBoston Seed CapitalAtland VenturesSaxena CapitalM25E14 FundTechstars AtlantaJumpCloudGotham Gal VenturesCraft VenturesPartech VenturesAlumni Ventures GroupACME CapitalBCF VenturesKW Angel FundAltaclub VCSilverton PartnersReal Estate Tech Rolling FundMoxxie VenturesEqual VenturesAngel investorS28 CapitalXG VenturesThird Kind VenturesTekton VenturesTenOneTen VenturesTribe CapitalTech Square VenturesScienceUnpopular Ventures10X CapitalPioneer FundTwo Culture CapitalTeamworthy VenturesOutlander Labsgener8torAir Force Accelerator Powered by TechstarsFabric VenturesInventus Capital PartnersSusa VenturesDN CapitalBonfire VenturesENIAC VenturesAutoTech VenturesElefundMATH Venture PartnersFoundry GroupTrinity VentureseSeedTheVentureCityCultivation Capital2048 VenturesOffline VenturesYLEMVolition CapitalEarl Grey Capital01 AdvisorsAmplify PartnersClimate CapitalOperator PartnersTNT VentureAndreessen HorowitzGeneral CatalystiNovia CapitalFounders FundLightspeed Venture PartnersSV AngelGolden VenturesAdvancit CapitalNextGen Venture PartnersNextView VenturesDigital Currency GroupOverton Venture CapitalNext Frontier CapitalWGI GroupNeu Venture CapitalZigg CapitalSerena VenturesAccomplice VCLowercarbon CapitalTMVFuture ShapeNew Enterprise Associates (NEA)Afore CapitalWollef VenturesDCVC (Data Collective)20VCExpaCoinFundMusha VenturesJude Gomila Rolling Fund#ANGELS (Hashtag ANGELS)TQ VenturesA* PartnersBenchmarkCorrelation VenturesMatrix PartnersVillage GlobalGradient VenturesGreat Oaks Venture CapitalGreycroftSummit PartnersAcadian VenturesRedpoint VenturesSequoia CapitalShrug CapitalSocial StartsTrue VenturesUlu VenturesY CombinatorUncork CapitalGaingelsGFT VenturesInterplay VenturesDunce CapitalArriveColor CapitalBallistic VenturesTusk Venture PartnersDaffyFlucas VenturesAcequia CapitalAlpine Space VenturesPowerhouse CapitalPareto Holdings040 CapitalUnderdog LabsCatapult Ventures (catapult.vc)Curious CapitalFreestyle CapitalFlex CapitalLocalGlobeSamsung NEXT VenturesThe General PartnershipLavrock VenturesApollo Health VenturesArchetypeLOI VentureFirstMark CapitalBaukunstUnion Square Ventures2.12 AngelsD.F.A. CapitalMerak VenturesBowery CapitalSignal Peak VenturesPantera CapitalBalderton CapitalInnovation EndeavorsPractical Venture CapitalPlug & Play VenturesTCG (The Chernin Group)Corazon CapitalBetaworks VenturesAdjacentGrotech VenturesCamber CreekFirst Round CapitalMetaProp VenturesThrive CapitalMiramar VenturesMenlo VenturesChicago VenturesBessemer Venture PartnersPolaris PartnersCanaan PartnersSOSVLiquid 2 VenturesPrecursor VenturesSlow VenturesEpisode 1 VenturesLux CapitalWorkLife Ventures
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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Andrew Davis
Techstars·Principal
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in Global
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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·Venture Partner
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $1K - $120K
Investors in California, Investors in Global
Investors in Advertising, Investors in Advertising, Investors in Angel, Scout, and Solo-Capitalists (Other Lists), Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Los Angeles / Southern California (Other Lists), Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Sales & CRM, Investors in Sales & CRM, 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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Raphaele Leyendecker
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $1M
Investors in Paris (France)
Investors in AgTech, Investors in AgTech, Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in BioTech, Investors in BioTech, Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in EnergyTech, 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 Impact, Investors in Impact, 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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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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Brenden Overton
Techstars·Associate
Sweet spot: $20K
Range: $20K - $100K
Investors in Seattle (WA)
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Angel, Scout, and Solo-Capitalists (Other Lists), Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Seattle / Portland (Other Lists), Investors in Web3/Blockchain, Investors in Web3/Blockchain
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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
Photo of Cody Simms, Partner at Techstars
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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KJ Singh
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $120K - $120K
Investors in New York (NY)
Investors in Angel, Scout, and Solo-Capitalists (Other Lists), Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Enterprise Infrastructure, Investors in Enterprise Infrastructure, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in New York City (Other Lists), Investors in Real Estate/PropTech, Investors in Real Estate/PropTech, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Supply Chain Tech, Investors in Supply Chain Tech, 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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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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Caroline Tosbath
Techstars·Associate
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in Austin (TX)
Investors in Austin (Other Lists), Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Creator/Passion Economy, Investors in Creator/Passion Economy, Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise Infrastructure, Investors in Enterprise Infrastructure, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (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