Sunday Jul 27
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator and Techstars launch startup program
Kaplan, Inc. , the global education company and largest subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company , and Techstars , the global startup accelerator, announced today the 12 education-technology startups selected to participate in the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator , powered by Techstars, their three-month immersive mentorship and business development ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Eight NYC startups part of Kaplan's ed-tech accelerator class
Digital gaming and online learning plays dominate the new class of startups selected to join the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, which begins its second 12-week program in Midtown Thursday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Boulder County Business Report
Startup's app helps students discover events
A whirlwind year keeps getting busier for the creators of Varsity, a mobile app that helps college students discover events, clubs and classes based on their interests.
Foundry Women's Exec Summit
A few weeks ago we had a summit for the women execs in our portfolio. About 40 women attended.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Project Fixup Plays Matchmaker In The Digital Age
There are almost as many singles in the U.S. as there are singles who've tried online dating.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
ABQ firm Rival Theory makes way through Techstars New York
Bill Klein is the co-founder of Rival Theory, which is the only Albuquerque company to ever get into, and complete, the Techstars accelerator curriculum.
Mentors 2/18: Expect Nothing In Return
The second element of the Techstars Mentor Manifesto is Expect nothing in return .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Crain's Cleveland Business
ExpenseBot accepted into Colorado-based TechStars business accelerator
Calling it "a once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity doesn't quite do it justice. A local software company called ExpenseBot has been accepted into the TechStars business accelerator in Boulder, Colo.
Mentors 1/18: Be Socratic
Since today is the first day of the new Techstars Boulder program, I figured that it's time to get rolling Deconstructing The Techstars Mentor Manifesto .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Boulder County Business Report
13 startups in Techstars' Boulder class of 2014
Techstars on Monday morning released the names of the 13 companies that will participate in the Boulder-based startup accelerator's eighth cohort in its hometown.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Deconstructing The Mentor Manifesto
Last night we had the Techstars Boulder Mentor Kickoff dinner. It's an annual tradition at Techstars - we have a dinner for all mentors before we start the program.
18 ways to be the ideal mentor
The UpTake: Mentorship means different things to different people. This handy TechStars 'manifesto' lays out what the accelerator thinks makes the right kind of mentor.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
NY Tech Investor David Tisch Just Raised $7.5 Million For A New...
NY Tech Investor David Tisch Just Raised $7.5 Million For A New E-Commerce Startup That Turns 'Instagram Into A Mall' David Tisch, former managing director of TechStars NY and startup investor, just raised a $7.5 million Series A round for his new new mobile e-commerce company, Spring .
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Amino Raises $1.65M To Replace Old-School Forums With Mobile Communities
Amino , a TechStars-incubated startup that's building mobile communities around topics like anime and Doctor Who , is announcing that it has raised $1.65 million in seed funding led by Union Square Ventures.
Database startup TempoDB becomes TempoIQ, refocuses on sensor analytics
TempoDB, a Chicago-bases startup that began as a database company for time-series data, has changed its name to TempoIQ and is now trying to become the go-to analytics platform for sensor data.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Disney selects 11 startups to join new accelerator program
Fireworks go off around Cinderella's castle during the grand opening ceremony for Walt Disney World's new Fantasyland in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in this December 6, 2012 file photo.
Two Boulder Companies Head To Disney Accelerator
Two, Boulder-area companies are among the inaugural companies to join the new Disney Accelerator , the startup accelerator backed by Walt Disney.
Fitbark: Techstars' Backs Fitbit For Dogs
Think the big trend towards tracking your every move--for fitness and health--is just for people? One of the latest companies to emerge out of the Techstars startup accelerator network is Fitbark .
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Lua, The Mobile-First Comms Tool For Any Workforce, Launches Insights Metrics Product
Lua, the mobile first communications platform for any workforce , has today launched a brand new feature of the product called Insights.