Category Interview

Q&A with Mona – A.I. based personal shopping assistant

In this post we are talking to Orkun Atik, co-founder and CEO of Mona, Techstars ’15 company from Seattle. 1. What is Mona in 140 characters? Mona is an artificial intelligence based personal shopping assistant in your pocket. Just like an expert in-store assistant that knows you really well. 2. Why did you start the […]

Q&A with Sailo – boat rental marketplace

In this post we are talking to Adrian Gradinaru, co-founder and CEO of Sailo, Techstars ’15 company from New York City. 1. What is Sailo in 140 characters? Sailo is an online boat rental marketplace that makes renting a boat seamless, accessible and personal by connecting renters to boat owners and captains. 2. Why did […]

Q&A with GlossGenius – automated assistant for beauty professionals

In this post we are talking to Danielle Cohen-Shohet, co-founder and CEO of Gloss Genius, Techstars ’15 company from New York City. 1. What is GlossGenius in 140 characters? GlossGenius is a smart, automated personal assistant that helps beauty professionals manage and grow their businesses. 2. Why did you start the company? I’m a beauty […]

Q&A with SPIDR – Data-Driven Policing

In this post we are talking to Rahul Sidhu, co-founder and CEO of SPIDR, Techstars ’15 company from Los Angeles. 1. What is SPIDR in 140 characters? We transform law enforcement agencies into data-driven police organizations. 2. Why did you start the company? I was formerly a police officer who lived through the frustrations of […]

Q&A with GreatHorn – cloud security platform

In this post we are talking to Kevin O’Brien, co-founder and CEO of GreatHorn , Techstars ’15 company from Boston. 1. What is GreatHorn in 140 characters? GreatHorn is a new kind of cloud security platform makes email safer by preventing spear phishing and credential theft attacks in realtime. 2. Why did you start the […]

Q&A with Impact Health – Buy Health Insurance Online

I am running a series of posts on my blog called 8 questions for a Techstars Company. In this post we are talking to Christine Carrillo, co-founder and CEO of Impact health, Techstars ’15 company from Los Angeles. 1. What is Impact Health in 140 characters? Impact Health helps consumers select and buy optimal health […]

Q&A with Homemade – tools for home cooks to sell on mobile

I am running a series of posts on my blog called 8 questions for a Techstars Company. In this post we are talking to Nick Devane, co-founder and CEO of Homemade, Techstars ’15 company from New York. 1. What is Homemade in 140 characters? Homemade is an easy way for cooks to sell food from […]

Q&A with Gorgias – helpdesk automation software

In this post we are talking to Romain Lapeyre, co-founder and CEO of Gorgias, Techstars ’15 company from Paris, France. 1. What is Gorgias in 140 characters? Gorgias is a helpdesk software that makes agents 2 times more efficient. 2. Why did you start the company? My co-founder Alex and I both worked in customer […]

What Techstars NYC Founders are Learning in the Program

This week we are right in the middle of Techstars NYC Fall 2015 program. The founders are actively working with mentors on growing their businesses every single week. We asked the founders what they learned so far. The result is this chock-full of gems & insights from our talented Techstars entrepreneurs. Enjoy! Susannah Vila is […]

My interview with David Lerner for Venture Studio

I had a blast talking to David Lerner about Techstars NYC and startups. Check out the interview below and visit http://venturestudio.org for more episodes.