Techstars applications open for Q3 2019 Programs

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, is now accepting applications for its Q3 2019 mentorship-driven accelerators. From St. Paul to Singapore, and from food and agriculture solutions to voice-powered technologies, 11 mentorship-driven accelerators around the globe and across a variety of industry verticals are looking for the best entrepreneurs to join their 2019 programs.

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library is now powered by Techstars, through a new strategic partnership thanks to the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.  Two SU student startups, SparkCharge and PowerSpike, recently completed acclerator programs in Boston and Atlanta.  SU startup Busie is pitching this week at a competition at the North American International Auto PlanetM Startup Competition powered by Techstars. Syracuse University startups interested in Techstars should reach out to the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to understand what “accelerator ready” means, and to consider if they are ready for a Techstars program.

In every Techstars accelerator, founders of 10 startups work side-by-side for three months to accelerate their businesses. Through its worldwide network of over 10,000 mentors, partners, investors, and founders, Techstars provides entrepreneurs access to the right contacts to advise, coach, inspire, and challenge these founders on a daily basis.

Over the past 11 years Techstars has helped more than 1600 companies across dozens of countries realize their potential. Techstars is excited to continue our mission and select the next class of promising entrepreneurs to join our worldwide network in the following locations and verticals for Q3:

Check out the Techstars companies page to learn more about its top 50 Techstars graduates, like SendGrid, PillPack, and ClassPass, and current status and funding raised. View founder stories from Techstars alumni to hear how each Techstars accelerator empowers entrepreneurs to #DoMoreFaster and move toward growth and success.

Think your startup is a good fit? Come see us at the Blackstone LaunchPad in Bird Library, or e-mail us

Photo:  Blackstone LaunchPad Syraucse alum Josh Aviv, founder of SparkCharge, discusses his Techstars experience at a Blackstone-Techstars Training camp for top LaunchPad student startups from the 20 LaunchPad campuses across the U.S. and the U.K.  With him is Alisha Slye, Global Director, Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars.