Techstars, the worldwide community that helps entrepreneurs succeed, is happy to announce the opening of functions for 2 2019 Techstars Mentorship-Pushed Accelerators throughout the USA.
Techstars might be opening functions on December third for 2 new mentorship-driven accelerator applications: Western Union Accelerator, Powered by Techstars, primarily based in Denver, Colorado, and Techstars Sports activities Accelerator Powered by Indy, primarily based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Every accelerator is accepting functions by March third, with applications kicking off the week of June 10th.
As a worldwide chief in monetary providers in cross-border, cross-currency cash motion with a heritage of over 150 years of innovation, Western Union (NYSE: WU) is happy to assist startups deliver cutting-edge buyer options to the ever-changing monetary providers , and have entry to entrepreneurial expertise and rising applied sciences. Western Union Accelerator, Powered by Techstars is in search of entrepreneurs and startups addressing digital buyer expertise, point-of-sale options, fraud prevention, digital ID, cross-border transaction processing, digital wallets, and different associated applied sciences.
Founding companions of Techstars Sports activities Accelerator together with Pacers Sports activities & Leisure, NCAA, Indiana Sports activities Corp, Subsequent Degree Fund and 50 South Capital, and supporting companions the Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Collection are proud to return collectively to propel innovation geographically within the Indy area, in addition to industry-wide on this planet of sports activities expertise. The enterprise of sports activities is massive and the Techstars Sports activities Accelerator Powered by Indy will concentrate on disruptive applied sciences throughout the sports activities panorama from options for followers, participant/driver security, ticketing, merchandising, athlete efficiency administration and athlete wellness throughout the expertise spectrum. Everybody might be a winner!
At Techstars, we’ve created the community that helps your startup by surrounding you with the correct individuals to mentor, encourage and problem you and your staff. Try these founder tales from Techstars alumni corporations like SendGrid, ClassPass, and DigitalOcean to learn the way every Techstars Mentorship-Pushed Accelerator program facilitates an setting the place entrepreneurs speed up their companies and transfer in direction of progress and success.
This previous October, SendGrid (Techstars Class four) was acquired by Twilio (a Techstars Ventures portfolio firm) for almost $2 billion. Each Twilio and SendGrid have been impacted by Techstars through the years. In some ways, this deal is simply the most recent, headline-grabbing step in a virtually decade-long story in regards to the energy of the Techstars community in motion.
Over the previous 11 years, greater than 1600 corporations from international locations world wide have participated in Techstars accelerator applications, elevating over $6 billion in funding. With Techstars worldwide community of 10,000+ mentors, companions, traders and founders, we’re excited to proceed our mission and supply the subsequent wave of promising entrepreneurs to affix our group. Apply as we speak to take the subsequent step in your startup journey and be a part of the Techstars worldwide community.
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