TechStars is a mentorship-driven startup accelerator founded by David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown, and Jared Polis that holds 13 week programs for startups in Boulder, New York City, Boston, Seattle, San Antonio, Austin and London. Fewer than 1% of the companies that apply to TechStars are accepted. Of the 114 companies that have completed its program, 92% are active. TechStars mentors include Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, tumblr CEO David Karp, HubSpot co-founder and CTO Dharmesh Shah, and Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures.
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  • Publicis Worldwide gets in on the startup incubator game

    … and Nike have an accelerator programs with TechStars. But historically, startups and large corporations haven’t enjoyed the coziest of relationships: The very culture which corporations and agencies want to depart from is often the source of friction. For example, the big corporation’s agenda usually wins out in hackathons and startup challenges…

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