January 27, 2015 8:11 AM ET

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Company Overview of TechStars, LLC

Company Overview

TechStars, LLC is a startup accelerator specializing in incubation for only ten startup companies each summer. It does not invest in medical device companies, biotechnology companies, restaurants, consultancies, or other local service oriented companies. The firm prefers to invest in technology oriented companies such as financial technology, education technology, web-based or other software companies. The firm prefers to invest in companies located all over the world. It invests minimum $6000 and maximum upto $118,000 seed funding in its portfolio companies and an optional $100, 000 convertible debt note. For the London program the funding is €15,000 ($20,300) in seed funding and the option...

1320 Pearl Street

Boulder, CO 80302

United States

Founded in 2006

Key Executives for TechStars, LLC

Co-Founder and Mentor
Age: 47
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Executive Director and Managing Director of the Seattle Program
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

TechStars, LLC Key Developments

Sprint Corporation Partners Techstars to Launch into Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator in Kansas City

Sprint Corporation has partnered with Techstars to bring the world-class accelerator program to Kansas City as part of its ongoing activities to help grow the region's already vibrant startup community. The Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars will provide entrepreneurs in this field an amazing advantage to hone their business strategies and structure and be mentored by leading technology experts from Sprint, regional health care leaders and successful entrepreneurs from around the country. Each startup receives up to $120,000 in funding. The program culminates in June when the 10 companies will pitch to an audience of investors and business leaders from around the U.S. and the Kansas City community. Teams participating in the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars are developing solutions that encompass hardware, software platforms, transformative services, big data and mobile applications.

R/GA and Techstars Launch Connected Devices Accelerator

R/GA announced the first agency-based accelerator program of its kind, focusing on startups that are creating physical products and connected applications. Techstars, the #1 startup accelerator in the world will power the program with its proven mentor-driven methodology. The R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, powered by Techstars, will be housed on the R/GA campus in New York City. The agency's world-class expertise marrying art, technology, design, product development, and marketing will be leveraged for the initiative. The program aims to serve the growing list of startups in the 'Internet of Things' space that are developing connected mobile apps, hardware, products and services. R/GA's Accelerator program is unique in that startups will have access to an R/GA-dedicated services team that will provide design, branding, and engineering services such as prototype development, logo design, and marketing campaign strategy. Each accepted team is eligible to receive up to $120,000 in funding.

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