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Getting an introduction is a basic things that startup founders do pretty much every day. We talked about introductions in the post about business development tips, and also in this post about asking for introductions. One other thing we teach Techstars founders how to do properly is to send something called Forwardable Emails. Why Forwardable […]

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I am thrilled to share that I accepted a role on Advisory Board for The S Factory. This is a new, pre-seed accelerator for women founders launched by Startup Chile. You can read TechCrunch coverage of the launch. Why The S Factory? To put it simply, the vision is to help more women founders build […]

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Every two months we do a post with cool jobs available in one of over 100 Techstars companies in NYC. We are confident that Techstars companies stand for highest qualities startups you can find in NYC. Thats why whether you are an engineer or an MBA or an aspiring entrepreneur or an anxious corporate executive, […]

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So you decided that an accelerator is appropriate and helpful to your company. You read 10 Reasons to Join (or not to join) an accelerator post and decided to go for it. Filled out the application, researched different kinds of accelerators, applied, and got in. Congrats! Now the work begins. Here is how you can […]

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I once had the pleasure of hearing Danny Meyer speak at Union Square Ventures portfolio summit. Danny addressed the CEOs, and talked about the power of hospitality. Danny’s speech made me immediately buy his bestselling book, called Setting the Table. In this book, Danny, who is one of the most successful restauranteurs in the world, […]

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I am not exaggerating when I say that yesterday was one of my best days both at Techstars and my professional career. My second Techstars NYC batch took stage at the beautiful Skirball theater and delivered crisp, clear and compact pitches to the audience of over 500 investors, mentors, press and community members. The companies […]

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The real technology often gets lost in the noise of Demo Days. We talk about funding, growth, markets, but less about the real tech. And it makes sense because technology is an enabler, it is a means to an end, and not a business by itself. Well, this batch of Techstars NYC is a little […]

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David Cohen, co-founder of Techstars, has a ton of amazing advice for founders. One of my favorite bits from him is about Happy Ears. What’s that you ask? It is what most founders have when they are talking to investors. Instead of hearing what investor is saying, founders hear what they want to hear. Instead […]

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Every two months we do a post with cool jobs available at Techstars companies in NYC. We are confident that Techstars companies stand for highest qualities startups you can find in NYC. Thats why whether you are an engineer or an MBA or an aspiring entrepreneur or an anxious corporate executive, we want to make […]

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Demo Day is a culmination of the Techstars and other accelerator programs. Companies, investors, mentors, and community come together to review the progress that companies made and to celebrate their hard work. Here are the 7 tips for how to maximize the impact of your Demo Day. 1. Set clear goals Whatever you are doing […]