An exclusive first look at the Techstars NYC Accelerator’s 2020 Class focused on Health, Wealth, and Happiness.
The total number of coworking spaces worldwide is estimated to be 26,000 by 2022, a 42% increase from 2019. Salaryo provides financing options at coworking spaces to help tenants with security deposits as well as credit lines to fuel their businesses. The company, founded in 2017, is the first, fully digital platform to provide security deposit […]
When you get bitten by the travel bug, it’s difficult to balance the desire for adventure with the rigors and schedule your everyday life. That changes with recent Techstars NYC graduate FlyThere, an immersive way to experience the world all through the eyes of a drone. The entertainment company currently has 8 flight locations in Thailand and […]
Today we speak with Laura Spiekerman, the cofounder and CRO at Alloy. After being Kopo Kopo’s first hire, Laura decided to skip Law School and head to Kenya to work on a software startup leveraging mobile payments. Returning to the Bay Area, Laura knew she had to continue pursuing her passion for Fintech and began working on Alloy. With her roots in NYC, Laura eventually returned to the city with Alloy joining Techstars and found her niche in the NYC fintech community. Laura is an active member of the NYC community and an advocate for social change.
During the course of the last three months, Techstars IoT Accelerator based in NYC has been prepping 10 companies for demo day under the leadership of Managing Director Jenny Fielding and Angelia Muller. The companies received up to $120K in investment, mentorship from over 35 industry professionals, office accommodations for 90 days, and now are ready to be […]
In this post we are talking to Rahul Sidhu, co-founder and CEO of SPIDR, Techstars ’15 company from Los Angeles. 1. What is SPIDR in 140 characters? We transform law enforcement agencies into data-driven police organizations. 2. Why did you start the company? I was formerly a police officer who lived through the frustrations of […]
In this post we are talking to Orkun Atik, co-founder and CEO of Mona, Techstars ’15 company from Seattle. 1. What is Mona in 140 characters? Mona is an artificial intelligence based personal shopping assistant in your pocket. Just like an expert in-store assistant that knows you really well. 2. Why did you start the company? […]
In this post we are talking to Kevin O’Brien, co-founder and CEO of GreatHorn , Techstars ’15 company from Boston. 1. What is GreatHorn in 140 characters? GreatHorn is a new kind of cloud security platform makes email safer by preventing spear phishing and credential theft attacks in realtime. 2. Why did you start the […]
In this post we are talking to Adrian Gradinaru, co-founder and CEO of Sailo, Techstars ’15 company from New York City. 1. What is Sailo in 140 characters? Sailo is an online boat rental marketplace that makes renting a boat seamless, accessible and personal by connecting renters to boat owners and captains. 2. Why did […]
In this post we are talking to Christine Carrillo, co-founder and CEO of Impact health, Techstars ’15 company from Los Angeles. 1. What is Impact Health in 140 characters? Impact Health helps consumers select and buy optimal health insurance. 2. Why did you start the company? A friend of ours came to us for help, […]
In this post we are talking to Danielle Cohen-Shohet, co-founder and CEO of Gloss Genius, Techstars ’15 company from New York City. 1. What is GlossGenius in 140 characters? GlossGenius is a smart, automated personal assistant that helps beauty professionals manage and grow their businesses. 2. Why did you start the company? I’m a beauty […]