TechStars on Huffington Post


David Cohen wrote a post today on the Huffington Post.

I’m often asked what my motivations were for starting TechStars, the mentorship-driven pre-seed stage summer program for web entrepreneurs in Boulder. While I think that TechStars represents a better way of angel investing, there are other big reasons that TechStars was born three years ago. As investors, we wanted to see more interesting startups happening in Boulder over time. We thought that TechStars could bring both new talent and national attention to Boulder. We thought it would be a great way to engage the best and brightest from all over the country to come to Boulder and experience why so many of us fall in love with it. And finally, selfishly, I simply couldn’t think of anything that would be more fun that working on ten interesting new startups every summer. Luckily, all of these things have turned out to be true.

Full article here.

About the Author:
Andrew leads the TEDxBoulder, Boulder Startup Week and Ignite Boulder efforts and has worked in startups for ten years. He blogs about startups, bootstrapping, events and triathlon at andrewhy.de and you can follow him on twitter here.

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