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 • Melbourne, Australia
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Techstars
CSC Venture CapitaleonCapitalSR OneBrainchildAngelList SyndicatoriNovia CapitalLaunchPadPrecursor VenturesPlug & Play VenturesResults JunkiesCaffeinated CapitalAccelerator VenturesInterWestScout VenturesAudrey CapitalGSV AccelerationSOSVE-MergeStructure CapitalDigital Currency GroupGovTech FundPolaris PartnersExpaK9 VenturesBowery CapitalSpark CapitalBlumberg CapitalSherpa VenturesDrummond Road CapitalSocial CapitalLightbankCota CapitalBalderton CapitalHyde Park Venture PartnersIA VenturesK5 VenturesSocial LeverageFounder CollectiveUpfront VenturesThrive CapitalMagical CapitalKRM Interests LLCHearst Media fundChicago VenturesBoxGroupMI VenturesLazerow VenturesArrowroot AdvisorsGoat CapitalAmplify PartnersAngelPadLong Journey VenturesBam VenturesKapor CapitalElephant PartnersSandwith VenturesUnion Square VenturesHarrison MetalLiquid 2 VenturesFika VenturesVayner RSEEpisode 1 VenturesCapital FactoryMatchstick VenturesTod and Auren Growth SyndicateHack VCAtland VenturesPartech VenturesE14 FundTechstars AtlantaJumpCloudGotham Gal Ventures500 StartupsCraft VenturesCoatueKW Angel FundReal Estate Tech Rolling FundMoxxie VenturesXG VenturesThird Kind VenturesTekton VenturesTribe CapitalTech Square VenturesScienceObvious VenturesUnpopular Ventures10X CapitalOutlander LabsSusa VenturesDN CapitalMatrix PartnersBonfire VenturesENIAC VenturesAutoTech VenturesElefundFoundry GroupTrinity VenturesEniac VenturesLocalGlobe2048 VenturesMetaProp Ventures01 AdvisorsClimate CapitalOperator PartnersAndreessen HorowitzFounders FundLightspeed Venture PartnersSV AngelNextGen Venture PartnersMadrona Venture GroupNeu Venture CapitalZigg CapitalImmad Akhund Rolling FundAccomplice VCLowercarbon CapitalInnovation EndeavorsAfore CapitalDCVC (Data Collective)Tenacity Venture Capital20VCFreestyle CapitalJude Gomila Rolling Fund#ANGELS (Hashtag ANGELS)VenrockWork Life VenturesBenchmarkBessemer Venture PartnersFirst Round CapitalFirstMark CapitalFJ LabsVillage GlobalGreat Oaks Venture CapitalGreycroftAcadian VenturesMenlo VenturesRedpoint VenturesSequoia CapitalShrug CapitalSlow VenturesSocial StartsTrue VenturesUlu VenturesY CombinatorUncork Capital
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 Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Colorado / Utah (Other Lists), Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Social Networks
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Todd Deacon
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in Global
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Games, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in Hardware, Investors in MarketingTech, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in SaaS, 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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Kendra Dixon
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
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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)
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Yossi Hasson
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Israel, Investors in Tel Aviv (Israel), Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in Atlanta (GA), Investors in Boston (MA)
Investors in Blockchain, Investors in New York City (Other Lists)
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Saba Karim
Techstars·Scout
Sweet spot: $100K
Range: $10K - $120K
Investors in Global
Investors in Advertising, Investors in Colorado / Utah (Other Lists), Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in MarketingTech, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Retail, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Sales & CRM, Investors in SMB Software, 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 Analytics, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health IT, Investors in IoT, Investors in Los Angeles / Southern California (Other Lists), Investors in Robotics, Investors in Space, Investors in TransportationTech
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Ryan Kuder
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Robotics, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SMB Software, Investors in Space
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Jason Seats
Techstars·Partner
Sweet spot: $1
Range: $1 - $1
Investors in AI, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Data Services, 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
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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 New York City (Other Lists)
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Evan DiLeo
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Nicole Glaros
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Brad Schnitzer
Techstars·Investor
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Tyler Scriven
Techstars·Managing Director
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Sunil Sharma
Techstars·Managing Director
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Investors in Global