Global Applications Open for Techstars Accelerator Programs 2018

Global Applications Open for Techstars Accelerator Programs 2018

Deadline: April 8, 2018

Global Applications are now open for the Techstars Worldwide Network are Now Open! Techstars is on a mission to help entrepreneurs succeed. Their mentorship-driven accelerator programs invest in founders to help them do more faster. Techstars is reaching new regions and verticals around the world with their newest mentorship-driven accelerator programs. This is more than a three month program, the Techstars worldwide network is for life.

Over the past 10 years they have helped over 1,274 companies grow and raise over $4.4 billion in funding, with a market cap of $11.4 billion. Now, they are excited to start the search for the next wave of companies to join their worldwide network!

Applications are opening for five new programs:

  • Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, Powered by Techstars
  • Rakuten Accelerator, Powered by Techstars
  • Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator
  • Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator
  • Techstars Sustainability Accelerator, in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy

Eligibility

  • They are looking for great founders who are proposing products that solve real problems or create meaningful innovations. For us, it’s about the team. Because of this reason, they’re less likely to accept single founder companies.
  • The best things you can do to strengthen your application are:
    • Round out your team with business, technical, and other necessary skills.
    • Make progress on your prototype or product and reference it in the application.
    • Show them you’ve really thought about your business and have gotten off your butt to do something about it.
    • Demonstrate early traction or provide data points to validate your core assumptions.

Application

When you apply, you can choose from any of the following locations and verticals:

  • Cedars-Sinai Accelerator, Powered by Techstars
  • Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, Powered by Techstars
  • Rakuten Accelerator, Powered by Techstars
  • Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator
  • Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises
  • Techstars Chicago Accelerator
  • Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator
  • Techstars Kansas City Accelerator
  • Techstars London Accelerator
  • Techstars Los Angeles Accelerator
  • Techstars Mobility Accelerator
  • Techstars New York City Accelerator
  • Techstars Retail Accelerator, in partnership with Target
  • Techstars Sustainability Accelerator, in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy

Questions? Learn more in the FAQ or in their Application Toolkit!

Take the next step in your journey and apply to join the Techstars worldwide network with more than 10,000 mentors, partners, investors and founders.

For more information, visit Techstars Accelerator Programs.

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