Inside a Techstars Accelerator

The goal of accelerators is the same: to help entrepreneurs succeed. During each three-month program, we surround companies with the best mentors and an unparalleled network of business partners, investors and alumni.

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Expertise you need. Within the accelerators

we provide access to workshops for small and medium-sized start-up companies. We are the guide for any type of user who wants to see emerging companies.

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Ready to apply? Choose a accelerator of your choice to get started.

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The Application & Interview Process

Inside a Techstars Accelerator: The Application & Interview Process


How To Choose the Right Accelerator For You

how to choose the right accelerator for your team and your company.


What To Expect From the Three Months Of the Accelerator

Techstars accelerators have one goal: to help entrepreneurs succeed.

Innovation is everywhere

We believe that if people and ideas are shared equally, opportunities and resources are not.

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Grow your startup

From aspiring founders to early stage entrepreneurs, Techstars can scale your vision into a thriving business.

As part of the Techstars network, companies and founders have access to over 300 perks valued at over $1 million.

Entrepreneurs Partnerships

Our mission is to enable everyone to contribute to and benefit from entrepreneurial success. By connecting entrepreneurs with corporations and organizations around the world, we can drive innovation and solve the world’s biggest challenges.


Drive internal innovation

Introduce start-up thinking into your organization by engaging your leaders and teams.


Build an innovative reputation

Colleagues, competitors, employees and potential employees will see that your commitment to innovation is not just talk, it's reality.


Identify disruptive technologies

Identify emerging trends in your sector that will enable you to take action to secure your company's future.

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Choose which accelerator will take you to the next level

By qualifying for the accelarator, you become part of the Techstars community for life. Grow your business and expand your network through access to a talented group of founders, investors, mentors and industry leaders.

You're in Good Company

Since 2006, we have been working with start-ups in industries ranging from aerospace to finance, logistics and retail, connecting them with a network of effective mentors and partners.

Your startup needs are covered.

As part of the Techstars network, companies and founders have access to over 300 perks valued at over $1 million.

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Equip Your Startup for Success

Founder Catalyst is a ten-week pre-acceleration program that provides early-stage entrepreneurs (before financing or an idea) with training, tools, mentoring and a network to prepare them to go to the next level. The program creates a community of innovative and ambitious entrepreneurs who are highly motivated to support each other to succeed.

What we offer

Founder Catalyst might be right you if you have


Domain expertise

You possess deep understanding or unique insight into the challenge your startup is addressing.


A clear problem to solve

You have identified a well-defined customer need, and have a lead on the solution.


Raised less than $1M

Founders of early- or idea-stage companies will receive the most benefit from the program structure and activities.


A collaborative spirit

Maximizing the program experience demands excellent communication skills for collaboration with your cohort, mentors, and program leaders.

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