TechStars

  • Marquee Makes Any Publisher Look Like A Page Layout Expert

    Marquee Makes Any Publisher Look Like A Page Layout Expert

    These days, everyone can be a publisher. All you need is something to publish, and you can throw that thing on a Tumblr, a WordPress blog, or even publish it as an eBook. There are plenty of channels through which you can offer your creations to the world, but layout continues to be an issue. Marquee aims to change all that. Launching today at the TechStars NYC Demo day, Marquee is offering… Read More

  • Bondsy Is A Social Network For Friendly Transactions And Trades

    Bondsy Is A Social Network For Friendly Transactions And Trades

    A new mobile social network of sorts has launched out of beta today at the TechStars NY Demo Day, looking to make transactions between friends a bit easier. Truth is, people have lots of stuff that they don’t need, but it feels wasteful to throw it away and it’s exhausting to try and sell it, especially to a total rando from Craigslist. Bondsy instead connects friends, and friends… Read More

  • Rewind.Me Lets You Explore Your Digital History, Then Rewards You For It

    Rewind.Me Lets You Explore Your Digital History, Then Rewards You For It

    Technology is all about looking to the future, but with so many different virtual identities and social networks it’s tough to keep track of who you’ve spoken with and where you’ve been. The Rewind.Me iOS app wants to change all that, and let you dive into your past experiences to enjoy them once again. The idea is simple. Imagine you went to a delicious Greek restaurant… Read More

  • By Keeping It All Online, Moveline Helps Out Big-Time During Your Next Move

    By Keeping It All Online, Moveline Helps Out Big-Time During Your Next Move

    The moving industry is ripe for disruption. Customers currently have to get a salesperson to come out and visit the house, inspect belongings, and offer up a quote. To shop around, you’d have to repeat this process over and over again. But one of the companies out of TechStars NYC Demo Day, Moveline, streamlines the process by letting you do everything online. The process is simple. Read More

  • Smallknot Helps You Invest In Local Businesses

    Smallknot Helps You Invest In Local Businesses

    What do you get when you put an AIDS activist, an actor and two technologists in a coffee shop? An idea to make the world a better place. Their project, part of this year’s TechStars, is called Smallknot and it lets you invest a small amount into local businesses. When the business has made its improvements or bulked up its whiskey collection, you can request a gift or repayment in… Read More

  • With 350 Investors On Hand, TechStars Debuts New Cloud Accelerator’s Inaugural Batch

    With 350 Investors On Hand, TechStars Debuts New Cloud Accelerator’s Inaugural Batch

    In September, national startup accelerator and seed fund, TechStars, launched its first program focused on providing mentorship and capital to companies working in a particular space. With cloud computing and services growing like gangbusters, the company saw fit to focus on cloud-based startups, launching TechStars Cloud, a sub-accelerator that focuses exclusively on backing cloud computing… Read More

  • How To Start Smart: The Five Things To Know When Approaching An Incubator

    How To Start Smart: The Five Things To Know When Approaching An Incubator

    Incubators are playing an increasingly vital role in acquiring meaningful investment for first-time entrepreneurs. TechCrunch reported that elite accelerators like Y Combinator receive on average one application every minute, and AngelPad reminds its participants that it is many times more selective than the Harvard Business School. Incubators ask for a 2 to 10 percent stake in your company… Read More

  • NYC TechStars Member Blueprint Health Announces Its First Class Of Startups

    NYC TechStars Member Blueprint Health Announces Its First Class Of Startups

    NYC-based Blueprint Health, a health-focused member of the TechStars Network, is announcing its inaugural class of startups today. The Winter program, which begins on January 9th, will be taking place in a 12,000 square foot loft in SoHo that will be shared with the NYC-based members of Health 2.0 starting later this month. Part of the loft may also be turned into a co-working space for… Read More

  • Vizify Raises $1.2 Million To Help You Make A Great First Impression Online

    Vizify Raises $1.2 Million To Help You Make A Great First Impression Online

    Vizify, a social tool for creating a great first impression online and a recent grad of TechStars‘ Seattle accelerator program, is announcing today that it has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from a group of entrepreneurs and investors, which includes Picnik Founder Jonathan Sposato, Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Tim Draper, Bill McAleer of Voyager… Read More

  • Tampa’s TechStars Network Member Gazelle Lab Opens 2nd Location In Orlando

    Tampa’s TechStars Network Member Gazelle Lab Opens 2nd Location In Orlando

    Gazelle Lab, the brand-new Tampa Bay-based TechStars Network member which just held its first Demo Day in November, is expanding its operations. The accelerator has just announced the opening of second location in Orlando, Florida, where it will be working with local academic institution Rollins College. The Orlando team will be led by founder Richard Licursi, CEO of… Read More