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Techstars’ newest accelerator is a partnership with San Diego State University

Boulder, CO-based Techstars, which is recruiting for the second cohort of its Knoxville-based “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator,” has announced a partnership with San Diego State University (SDSU).

The “Techstars San Diego Powered by SDSU” accelerator is the only one in the vibrant start-up community of San Diego with a worldwide footprint. As many of those involved in supporting start-ups across the Volunteer State, the genesis of Launch Tennessee’s growing set of mentor network was the Springboard program operated by an organization named San Diego Connect.

According to this announcement, applications for the fall 2023 class will open in March 2023. The accelerator will accept up to 12 companies each year. “Techstars Powered by SDSU” will initially operate from SDSU’s San Diego campus, but will move to the SDSU Innovation District entrepreneurship center once completed in 2025.

As of now, no specific sector focused for the accelerator has been announced.

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