As an Associate 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 the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.
It’s basically 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 country. Historically, most 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.
Techstars’ (LinkedIn, CrunchBase, AngelList) Chicago program is intensely founder focused and will run from Mid July – end of October. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and jump in deep with some of the most exciting early stage companies in Chicago. Want to learn more about how we’re thinking? No problem Read more on what we’re looking for.