As an Accelerator Operations Lead you will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings – get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in Fintech up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders.
It’s a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the world. Historically, some associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.
Along with the Program Manager, the Accelerator Operations Lead is tasked with the success of a particular Techstars program. This opportunity affords high visibility and responsibility as the Accelerator Operations Lead works side by side with a prominent Managing Director and Senior Program Manager, helping early stage companies through the Techstars mentorship driven accelerator model.
The Accelerator Operations Lead will have autonomy and discretion over decisions that are critical to the accelerator program's success. This role is responsible for the planning and execution of the program from the pre-program stage and throughout the duration of the program. Project management experience as well as familiarity with the early stage venture backed company ecosystem is preferred. A willingness to learn and comfort tackling new problems is a must. This role is a temporary, full time, paid position.
The worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create the future, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Today our mission is to make innovation accessible to everyone, everywhere. We do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to create a more sustainable and inclusive world. Since 2006, Techstars has invested in more than 2,200 companies and today has a market cap of $27 Billion.