Tech.eu Podcast — Accelerator Special: How 500 Startups, Rockstart, and Techstars adapt to the new reality

In this special episode, we talk to Aaron Blumenthal (USA), Antonio Pisante (Italy), and Rune Theill (The Netherlands) to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on startup accelerators. Will the accelerator business model survive the pandemic? What advice do the programme managers give their portfolio startups? Find answers to these questions — and much more — in today’s show.

Tech.eu Podcast #140: Volocopter’s air taxi ambition, Startupbootcamp and public exchange, sauna parties at tech events, interview with Seedcamp’s Carlos Espinal

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about Volocopter’s latest funding round and its plan to launch air taxi service, Startupbootcamp and the future of the public exchange, whether there’s a place for sauna parties at tech events, and much more. Today’s featured interview is with Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp.

Techstars raises $42 million from SVB and Foundry Group to accelerate its growth in Europe and beyond

Techstars, the worldwide network of startup accelerators and mentoring programs for entrepreneurs, has raised $42 million in a financing round led by SVB Financial Group, the holding company of Silicon Valley Bank, with additional participation from existing investors including Foundry Group. The capital will be used to accelerate Techstars’ growth in the areas of seed-stage […]