An Interview with TechStars CEO David Cohen During His Visit to Canada

by Anthony Reinhart

From its first 10-company cohort in Boulder, Colorado in 2006, Techstars has grown into a world-leading accelerator with operations in seven startup communities—six in the US and one in the UK.

In April of 2014, TechStars cofounder and CEO David Cohen visited Waterloo and Toronto to explore the potential of expanding into Canada. In this video interview with Communitech’s Anthony Reinhart, Cohen shares his impressions of the Waterloo Region startup community.



Originally published on Communitech.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Communitech is located in Waterloo Region, 110 kilometres (66 miles) west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in an area that includes the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo. Communitech is the regional hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies supporting and building a Southwestern Ontario tech cluster of close to 1,000 companies that now generates more than $30B in revenue. A member of... more

Boulder, Colorado, United States

TechStars is really different. It’s a mentorship-driven seed stage investment fund located in Boulder, Colorado which is quickly becoming one of the country’s top startup hubs. more

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Anthony Reinhart

Anthony Reinhart

Anthony Reinhart was a newspaper reporter and editor for 23 years before he left the Globe and Mail to join Communitech as its staff writer in 2011. Tony has covered everything from crime, politics and courts to business, the arts and sports, and his writing has won numerous journalism awards. more

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