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An Interview with TechStars CEO David Cohen During His Visit to Canada
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... more
Startup Management Hosts CEO of Techstars in Canada to Observe Our Startup Climate
Startup Management hosted David Cohen CEO of Techstars in Toronto last night. He is in Canada for the first time since 2008 to check out the startup climate in Toronto and Waterloo after hearing... more
Canadian Startup Among 10 Chosen for TechStars Chicago’s Summer 2013 Class
TechStars Chicago, formerly Excelerate Labs, revealed today the list of 10 startups that will comprise its summer 2013 class and a Canadian startup made the grade. According to their press release... more
TechStars' Brad Feld Happy to See Toronto's Startup Ecosystem Flourishing
Brad Feld, from US accelerator TechStars, was back in Toronto for INcubes’ third demo day. INcubes founder Ben Zlotnick and program managing director Traviss Corry have done well to... more
American VC: 'The Worst Thing Toronto Could Do is Try to be Like Silicon Valley'
Brad Feld knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship. He's been at it since 1987. So when he came to Toronto in October to promote his latest book, Startup Communities: Building an... more
Canada's Newest Tech Accelerator, JOLT, Joins TechStars Network
Canada's newest technology accelerator, JOLT, announced today that it is now a member of Global Accelerator Network (formerly TechStars network). Based in Toronto, JOLT is dedicated to building... more
Accelerated: TechStars harnesses the power of mentorship
This is the 19th article in a continuing series that examines the state of the ecosystem necessary to successfully bring technology to market. Based on dozens of interviews with entrepreneurs,... more
Seattle VCs support TechStars with cash
John Cook of Seattle's TechFlash reported today that nearly every tech-focused venture capital firm in the Seattle area is now supporting TechStars. While startup incubator TechStars is already... more
The Future of Funding addressed in San Mateo
On February 18th, over 200 limited partners, venture capitalists, and top entrepreneurs are converging on San Mateo to discuss the future of funding. The one day symposium will examine new ideas... more
Vanilla Forums raises $500K in Series A
Montreal-based open source communtiy forum Vanilla Forums announced today that they have raised a $500K Series A round led by Montreal Startup, with participation by eonBusiness, Norseman Capital... more
What is the Canadian definition of an Angel Investor?
Last week TechStars Brad Feld posed this question on his blog - What is the definition of an Angel Investor? The obvious answer is someone that actually makes angel investments but as Feld points... more
SnapABug - the story of a TechStars incubation
Jerome Breche of Huntville, Alabama based web statup SnapABug recently reached out to Techvibes for a little coverage of some new product features. Since Huntsville isn't one of the 13 cities... more
TechStars expands to Seattle
TechStars announced yesterday that it plans to open a program in Seattle for the fall of 2010, with Seattle angel investor and entrepreneur Andy Sack serving as executive director. We’ve... more
TechStars' Cohen launching new startup seed fund
David Cohen of Colorado Startups and TechStars announced today that he is launching a new seed fund designed to invest in early stage web/software startups nationwide.  The $2.5 Million fund... more
Brad Feld likes Vancouver's Entrepreneurial Energy
The inaugural event of the the Bootup Labs Entrepreneurial Society took place last night and the Bootup Boys hosted TechStars' Brad Feld in what they're referring to as their International... more
Beers with Brad Feld next week in Vancouver
The Bootup Labs Entrepreneurial Society's International Mentor Program series of events kicks off next week in Vancouver with TechStars' Brad Feld joining a long list of entrepreneurial-types over... more
He's Just Not That Into Wholesome Online Dating
According to this interesting Globe and Mail article, more and more Canadians are signing up for dating sites that make commitment-phobia a "thing" to embrace, rather than "a thing" to hide. ... more
TechStars' Feld to do Beers in Vancouver
TechStars' Brad Feld announced today that he'll be repeating his recent Beers and Boulder with Brad from Seattle in Vancouver next month. In Seattle, the event was organized by entrepreneurs Dave... more
One Day Left To Apply For TechStars Startup Incubator Program
If you have a web startup idea and a team which can execute it to some extent, you still have just over a day left to apply for TechStars. The application deadline for this summer is tomorrow,... more
Are You a Start Up in BC? This is Where You Can Get Some Cash- Part 2
As I promised, I'm attempting to write a series of possible ways for BC start ups to get some cash infusion.  Why?  Because you have a great idea. You have a partner. You have friends in... more
Get to know TechStars for a day
Over the next two weeks, TechStars is hosting TechStars For A Day in Boulder on March 3rd and in Boston on March 10th. The purpose of TechStars For A Day is twofold. First, it helps you get a... more
Beers & Boulder brings Feld to Seattle
Seattle 2.0 announced today that TechStars Brad Feld is coming to town and they're hosting an entrepreneur party in his honor on February 25th. Beers & Boulder will be an evening event at the... more
TechStars now taking applications
TechStars has opened up applications for the 2009 TechStars program and interesting parties can apply in writing or submit a video until March 21st. If you apply before March 1st, you’ll be... more
Denver-Boulder joins Techvibes network
Some of you may have noticed that we quietly added Denver-Boulder to our network of cities this month and kicked off our coverage with the inaugural Denver-Boulder Startup Index. While the list... more

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