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
I’m sad to say the Techstars Detroit Accelerator has been wound down. To everyone: I’m not going anywhere. In fact, I’m going to keep doing what I’ve always been doing.
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
Today I’m excited to announce a massive transformation to the Techstars Mobility program—now called Techstars Detroit. Startup applications open today for our 2019 accelerator program. We're also moving offices, welcoming a new corporate partner, and bringing on a new Program Manager. Read on for details. Today
Today I’m excited to introduce the 11 companies part of the Techstars Mobility Accelerator Class of 2018. Every company part of the 2018 Class has a diverse founding team. Businesses span a wide range of mobility solutions from autonomous single rotor drones to applying machine learning to pedestrian intent
Today, Techstars Mobility is announcing its new office in downtown Detroit along with 9 corporate partners supporting the upcoming 4th program. Techstars Mobility's new office will be on the 7th floor of WeWork Merchant's Row in downtown Detroit at the intersection of Woodward and Clifford streets.
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
I like to say "mentors are where the magic happens" as the secret sauce to Techstars. A new research report written by researchers from the University of Michigan and Enterprise Futures Network and funded in part by the Kauffman Foundation, provides concrete evidence to support this belief. Read
Today is International Women’s Day. A celebration of the amazing women in our lives that make the world a better place. Today is also the recognition of the struggles and biases women face that create pain and suffering. Today is a call to action to accelerate gender parity. I