Home to a thriving tech ecosystem, Techstars NYC supports a diverse group of founders with world-class resources that help them grow and scale, and is part of the larger Techstars program, helping entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars 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 NYC is looking for credit-based interns to help build the next batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. Interns will work with one of our ten portfolio companies in a very hands-on environment, serving as a key member of the team throughout the 13-week program. Applicants must be passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation, and being part of the startup ecosystem in NYC. They will assist in research, operations, maintaining a mentor database, and helping run events that support founders and the ecosystem.
Ideal candidates are rising juniors or seniors at the undergraduate level who are enrolled in business, entrepreneurship or management, nd who part of the campus Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars program. They should be required to receive college credit towards their degree in order to fulfill the role.
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.
The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at SU Libraries is part of a network of 24 university programs supported through a partnership between the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Techstars.
Photo: Jenny Fielding, Managing Director of the Techstars New York City Accelerator , where she leads the program. She is also the founder of The Fund, a first check fund investing in local founders. Her portfolio includes more than 120+ companies.