The accelerator is seeking new capital ahead of the end of the deployment period of its third institutionally-backed fund, Techstars Accelerator 2021, late this year.
Better Tomorrow Ventures’ Sheel Mohnot landed some of his biggest wins before he ever started a venture firm. The investor previously worked as a partner at 500, previously known as 500 Startups, wh
When mHub opened its doors in Chicago seven years ago, the vision was to create a traditional incubator for people making things. It would involve a prototyping lab, offices, shared workspaces, meetin
Photonic chips — and the startups creating them — have a long way to go before reaching the mainstream.
In a sign that the seed-stage AI segment is still alive and kicking, Betaworks, the startup studio and VC firm, is launching a new program that’ll award $500,000 in funding to approximately 10 c
Despite global headwinds, Southeast Asia’s early-stage startups are still going strong, say the founders of Iterative Capital. The Singapore-based venture capital firm, which runs a YC-style acceler
New crypto startups forged ahead during Alliance DAO's demo day on Wednesday amid the FTX implosion and crypto market mayhem.
Station F, the iconic startup campus in Paris, is revamping its Founders Program completely to turn it into an acceleration program. Founders who decide to join the accelerator will get many different
Techstars, a network of startup accelerators and an investment company, is launching a new accelerator in Paris called Techstars Sustainability Paris. This isn’t the first time that Techstars is run
It’s demo day season. This morning marked the kickoff of VC firm 500 Global’s Fall 2022 Demo Day, which saw over a dozen startups give their best pitches to prospective investors — a
Erik Torenberg is no longer the co-CEO of On Deck, a tech company that is trying to productize the community in a way that helps founders secure capital and advice. Torenberg, an early Product Hunt em
Y Combinator's Michael Seibel spoke to TechCrunch’s Equity podcast about Y Combinator amid market change. We extracted four key excerpts from the interview to analyze further.
In a town hall with some members of their community, Launch House addressed the harassment and assault allegations surfaced by a Vox Investigation earlier this week. The startup, backed by a16z and Fl
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to
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TechCrunch is tuned in, as always, to YC's Demo Day, and in keeping with our historical coverage, we compiled a list of our favorites from the first day’s pitches.
Crypto founders have heard the saying a thousand times in the past few months — there’s no better time to build than during a downturn. In Y Combinator’s latest cohort, there are 30 crypto s
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Initialized Capital founder Garry Tan will become president and CEO of Y Combinator next year, the two organizations announced today. Tan will be taking over the role from Geoff Ralston, who has been
LongHash Ventures, a web3-focused investment firm and accelerator, has launched its second fund for $100 million, its CEO, Emma Cui, told TechCrunch.