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 • Seattle, Washington • Boston, Massachusetts • Atlanta, Georgia • Carlsbad, California • Boulder, Colorado • Melbourne, Australia
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Techstars
CSC Venture CapitalGreycroftFirstMark CapitaleonCapitalSlow VenturesBrainchildAngelList SyndicatorLaunchPadiNovia CapitalResults JunkiesPrecursor VenturesCaffeinated CapitalInterWestAudrey CapitalAccelerator VenturesSOSVScout VenturesE-MergeStructure CapitalDigital Currency GroupGreat Oaks Venture CapitalGovTech FundFJ LabsK9 VenturesSpark CapitalBlumberg CapitalY CombinatorSherpa VenturesDrummond Road CapitalLightbankCota CapitalBalderton CapitalHyde Park Venture PartnersBessemer Venture PartnersIA VenturesK5 VenturesSocial LeverageData CollectiveFounder CollectiveThrive CapitalMagical CapitalKRM Interests LLCHearst Media fundJude Gomila Rolling FundChicago VenturesBoxGroupMI VenturesLazerow VenturesInnovation EndeavorsGoat CapitalAngelPadLowercase CapitalAmplify PartnersIntel CapitalLong Journey VenturesBam VenturesKapor CapitalUnion Square VenturesFirst Round CapitalElephant PartnersSandwith VenturesHarrison MetalFounders FundSV AngelRedpoint VenturesFika VenturesVayner RSECapital FactoryEpisode 1 VenturesMatchstick VenturesGVTod and Auren Growth SyndicateHack VCPartech VenturesE14 FundTechstars AtlantaJumpCloudGotham Gal VenturesNew Enterprise AssociatesCraft VenturesKW Angel FundXG VenturesTribe CapitalTekton VenturesTech Square VenturesScienceObvious VenturesUnpopular VenturesFreestyle CapitalSequoia CapitalDN CapitalMatrix PartnersBonfire VenturesUncork CapitalENIAC VenturesRefactor CapitalAutoTech VenturesElefundFoundry GroupTrinity VenturesLocalGlobeMadrona Venture Group2048 Ventures
Techstars Team
Photo of David Cohen, Managing Partner at Techstars
Photo of David Cohen, Managing Partner at Techstars
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 mobile
Photo of Todd Deacon, Managing Director at Techstars
Photo of Todd Deacon, Managing Director at Techstars
Todd Deacon
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in Global
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer health & fitness, Investors in Entertainment & sports, Investors in Fintech, Investors in Games, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Marketing automation, 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)
Photo of Nicole Glaros, Managing Partner at Techstars
Photo of Nicole Glaros, Managing Partner at Techstars
Nicole Glaros
Techstars·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $100K - $120K
Investors in Boulder (CO)
Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Clean tech / environment, Investors in Fashion, Investors in Fintech, Investors in Games, Investors in Parenting/families, Investors in SMB software, Investors in Social commerce, Investors in Travel
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Yossi Hasson
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in Boston (MA), Investors in Atlanta (GA), Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in Tel Aviv (Israel), Investors in Israel, Investors in New York (NY)
Investors in Blockchain, Investors in New York City (Other Lists)
Photo of Matt Kozlov, Managing Director at Techstars
Photo of Matt Kozlov, Managing Director at Techstars
Matt Kozlov
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $120K - $120K
Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Cars / autonomous vehicles, 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
Photo of Ryan Kuder, Managing Director at Techstars
Photo of Ryan Kuder, Managing Director at Techstars
Ryan Kuder
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $20K - $120K
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Robotics, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SMB software, Investors in Space
Photo of Jason Seats, Partner at Techstars
Photo of Jason Seats, Partner at Techstars
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, Investors in Network infrastructure
Photo of Cody Simms, Partner at Techstars
Photo of Cody Simms, Partner at Techstars
Cody Simms
Techstars·Partner
Sweet spot: $120K
Range: $100K - $3.0M
Photo of Jag Singh, Managing Director at Techstars
Photo of Jag Singh, Managing Director at Techstars
Jag Singh
Techstars·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $25K
Range: $15K - $100K
Investors in Berlin, Investors in London
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Evan DiLeo
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Photo of Nicole Glaros, Techstars
Photo of Nicole Glaros, Techstars
Nicole Glaros
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Photo of Yohei Nakajima, Techstars
Photo of Yohei Nakajima, Techstars
Yohei Nakajima
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Photo of Brad Schnitzer , Investor at Techstars
Photo of Brad Schnitzer , Investor at Techstars
Brad Schnitzer
Techstars·Investor
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Photo of Tyler Scriven, Managing Director at Techstars
Photo of Tyler Scriven, Managing Director at Techstars
Tyler Scriven
Techstars·Managing Director
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Photo of Sunil Sharma, Managing Director at Techstars
Photo of Sunil Sharma, Managing Director at Techstars
Sunil Sharma
Techstars·Managing Director
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Investors in Global