Techstars a Global entrepreneur network has opened applications for a wide range of series of accelerators situated worldwide including its virtual Techstars Anywhere Accelerator Program.
Startups interested in applying have until 15th October to apply joining the Accelerator program which will kick off from January 2018 but a demo day has been scheduled to take place on 19th April 2018.
The best ten startups will be selected to join the second cohort and will have an opportunity to attend the thirteen week program to be conducted online through video conferencing, applications like Slack and other online tools as it aims entrepreneur who cannot travel or relocate to attend an Accelerator program.
Participants will add value to themselves as the program will include regular mentor meetings, investor sessions, peer meetings and workshops. All the respective startups taking part in the Accelerator program will get USD 1OO,000 in convertible notes in addition to USD 20, 000 in exchange for 6 percent in common stock.
In spite of the program being mostly virtual, participants are expected to travel to Techstars Accelerator Program cities three times (Cape Town for Africa). The trips are meant to expand the entrepreneurs network by getting to meet other members, investors, founders and Techstars alumni.
Ryan Kuder and Karina Costa the Directors of the program will hold a ‘ask me anything’ AMA session for the interested entrepreneur to learn more about the program.
To register for the Techstars Anywhere AMA session click here