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Techstars announces two more senior executives

Techstars, the Boulder-based global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and customized programming for early stage entrepreneurs, has announced the appointment of two strategic and operational leaders who will join the global management team effective immediately.

Aparna Ramaswamy will serve as the new Chief Human Capital Officer, and Kimberly Smith has been appointed to the newly formed role as Chief Capital Formation Officer. Both individuals will report to Maëlle Gavet, Techstars Chief Executive Officer.

“The best capital – whether human or financial – will pave the way for Techstars in its ambition to become the largest pre-seed investor, ” Gavet was quoted as saying in this news release. “These two deeply talented and experienced operational leaders will help Techstars continue its growth worldwide for our proven and scalable investment business.”

On May 26, the Knoxville-based “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator” will conclude its inaugural cohort with the proverbial “Demo Day” at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Student Union. The public is invited. To register, click here.

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