Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow. Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with a market cap of $8.1 billion. www.techstars.com
Dr. Tobias Peggs is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Square Roots (Incubator). He is also an Angel Investor.Dr. Tobias Peggs serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at Aviary. He serves as Board Member at Fuse. He holds PhD in Machine Learning from Cardiff University and B.Tech in Civil Engineering from Loughborough University.
Alex Iskold serves as Managing Director at Techstars. He was a Board Member at Tapslash. He is a Board Member and Advisor at Metro Africa Xpress. He also serves as Board Member at Impact Health. He also serves as an Advisor at Patch Homes. He founded AdaptiveBlue and was its Board Member. He and his team developed a tool, called Small Worlds, which automatically identified structural problems in large-scale software syste Iskold previous startup, Information Laboratory, was focused on applying the ideas of Complexity Science to software engineering. After Information Laboratory was acquired by IBM, he worked in the IBM Automated Software Quality group as an architect. He also serves as Advisor and Board Member at Standard Analytics. He also serves as a Board Member and Advisor at MAX Delivery. He is also an Angel investor.
Blue Note Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2015 and is based in Boulder, Colorado. The firm is an early stage venture capital fund investing in technology companies. The firm works closely with our portfolio companies as they refine their offering, build their core team, develop their culture, and establish product/market fit.
Revelry Brands is an investment firm focused on providing growth-stage private equity investments to innovative businesses in the natural foods and consumer products sectors. The firm is based in Boulder, Colorado.
Katie Rae is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Startup Institute. Rae serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner and President at The Engine. She is a Board Member at Commonwealth Fusion Syste She is a Board Member at Form Energy. She served as the Board Member at Pact. Katie serves as the Managing Director at Project 11 Ventures. She also serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner and President at The Engine. She serves as Managing Director at Techstars. She holds an MBA in Strategy from Yale School of Management.
Ari Newman serves as a Partner at Techstars. He does his best to thoughtfully leverage more than a decade of experience on the entrepreneur's side of the table. Ari was also previously the Network Catalyst at Techstars, developing programs and infrastructure for Techstars' worldwide network of Founders, Investors and Mentors. Prior to his focus on early stage investing, Ari spent over a decade as an entrepreneur, founding several companies and joining other venture backed technology companies. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors at GreatHorn, Smart Vision Labs, Ello, http://rescuetime.com/ and the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association. Previously, Ari was the VP of Strategic Partnerships at Jive Software (JIVE), who acquired his most recent company Filtrbox (Techstars Boulder 2007) in 2010. Prior to Filtrbox, Ari was Founder and Principal of Newman Venture Advisors, VP of Product Management at CreekPath Systems (sold to Opsware) and Director of Operations at Volera. His first start-up was JustOn.com, sold to Novell in 2000. Born and raised in the San Francisco area, Ari has a Business Administration degree from the Leeds School at CU-Boulder.
Semyon Dukach is a Co-Founding Partner and serves as a General Partner at One Way Ventures. Semyon is a refugee from the Soviet Union and formerly the Managing Director of Techstars in Boston. Prior to Techstars, Semyon was an angel investor in Boston and a friend to the startup community. Semyon made over 100 angel investments, including early investments in Quanergy, SMTP.com and Wanderu. Prior to becoming a full time angel, Semyon has co-founded several companies including Vert and Fast Engines, which was sold to Adero in 2000. He holds a MS and BS in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Columbia University.
Boulder Ventures is a venture capital firm that specializes in the early stage investments. It was founded in 1995 and is based in Boulder, Colorado. The firm invests in the information technology and life science sectors.
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone. http://www.davidgcohen.com