Techstars on Tour in association with Web Summit

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We’re teaming up with Techstars, arguably the world’s most exciting startup accelerator, for a series of events in the run up to this year’s Web Summit. If you’re a startup headed to Dublin for November, this is your chance to get expert advice on pitching, investor meetings and more.

Techstars is a mentorship-driven accelerator founded by David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown and Jared Polis. Its 13-week programmes in Boulder, New York City, Boston, Seattle, San Antonio and London are incredibly competitive. Less than 1% of companies that apply for Techstars are accepted, but those that make it in are almost guaranteed to flourish.

A massive 92% of Techstars’ alumni companies are active, and have benefitted from mentors including Tumblr founder David Karp, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson and HubSpot co-founder Dharmesh Shah.

Techstars will give startups attending Web Summit the opportunity to get expert advice from Jon Bradford and Jens Lapinski, the Co-Managing Directors of Techstars London.

The Techstars On Tour events will consist of workshops where you’ll pick up tips and develop new tools to ensure your startup makes the most of the Web Summit experience.  These workshops will help you truly nail your pitch, make the most of investor meetings and take your networking to the next level. You’ll also get plenty of other invaluable advice on the vital skills an early stage startup needs to master, whether it’s about getting exposure, raising a round or recruiting great people.

TechStars On Tour will be visiting the following cities:


St. Oberholz, Rosenthaler Straße 72a, 10119, Berlin
Monday 6 October, 12:30-15:30
The entrance is in Torstraße, the red door adjacent to the coffee shop. Ring the uppermost bell. If in doubt, ask in St. Oberholz itself.
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The Family, 25 rue du Petit Musc 75004, Paris
Tuesday 7 October, 12:30-15:30
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SUP46, Regeringsgatan 29, 5th floor, 111 53, Stockholm
Wednesday 8 October 12:30-15:30
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Barclays Innovation Loft, 69-89 Mile End Road, London
10 October 12:30-15:30
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Read: 11 Ways to Rock the Floor at Web Summit

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