Today, I’m pleased to announce the 10 startups joining the 2020 MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars. This year’s startup class is building solutions for financial wellness and engagement, helping customers and families save money, tackle debt, stay healthy, care for seniors and children, and close the racial
I'm staying in Detroit. I'm staying at Techstars. And now I'm running the Techstars powered MetLife Digital Accelerator. With this new program, comes my expanded investment thesis: technologies that make, move, and manifest in our daily lives. Continue reading for my expanded investment thesis and how I apply my mental
The Techstars Detroit Class of 2019 is the 5th Techstars class in Detroit, but the first class to run under the new name and expanded thesis. This class is 60% international and 40% female led. Check out the reasoning behind the name change and full class below. At the beginning
The access and ability for people and goods to move around the globe is unequally distributed. This a significant opportunity for not only investment but creating positive change in making the world a better place. Below are three Techstars Mobility startups making a global impact. On April 12, 2018, at
This post summarizes how I think about investing in mobility startups from a thematic viewpoint spanning industries, technologies, and modes of transport (e.g., sea, air, and land). This summer, I will make my 44th investment in a mobility startup. I’m still in awe as I think about that
Today, I’m delighted to announce that Bosch has acquired SPLT. Splitting Fares, (aka “SPLT”), went through the 2015 Techstars Mobility Accelerator program. Bosch, the world’s largest automotive supplier and corporate partner to Techstars Mobility, has created a new Connected Mobility Solutions division to house the SPLT team and
I’m excited to announce that Hagerty has acquired Classics&Exotics [http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hagerty-launches-driveshare---a-peer-to-peer-enthusiast-car-rental-community-300506952.html] . Classics&Exotics went through the 2015 Techstars Mobility Accelerator program [http://www.techstars.com/content/blog/announcing-the-first-class-of-techstars-mobility-driven-by-detroit/] . Hagerty is the world’s largest network for people who love cars and collectible vehicles.
Meet Jon Rossi: Founder and CEO of MyDealerService. Jon is one example of a passionate founder who has experienced the Techstars network in many different ways.
Today, I’m excited to announce the first class of Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit. These 10 companies are excellent representatives of the future of mobility. They each demonstrate technologies addressing the movement of people, goods, and services. To help us create a world-class mobility program, we’ve partnered with