Students participating in a Techstar event.

Techstars offers a worldwide network, events, and start-up services to help student entrepreneurs connect with mentors, potential investors and others who can help them successfully launch and grow their business.

About Techstars

Techstars offers a business accelerator program and access to a worldwide network of more than 10,000 founders, investors, mentors and industry leaders. Through a partnership with Blackstone LaunchPad, Techstars is leveraging its mentor network, programming and other start-up services to support student entrepreneurs at UB. 

Entrepreneurial-minded students with ideas or companies can use this additional expertise and support to launch or grow their businesses. In addition, Techstars’ services can help student entrepreneurs navigate the complex landscape of investment fundraising, job placement and recruitment crucial to the long-term success of ventures. 

Participation and Eligibility

UB students, faculty, staff and alumni interested in launching or growing a business can access Techstars’ network of mentors, events and start-up services through Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars.

For More Information

Hadar Borden.

Hadar Borden

Program Director

Startup and Innovation Collaboratory powered by Blackstone LaunchPad

Phone: (716) 645-8111