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Tips Accepted in the Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator Program is one of the 10 companies selected into The Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator 2021 program, from a diverse field of applicants from Chile to Seattle.

Techstars is an American seed accelerator founded in 2006 in Boulder, Colorado. As of 2019, the company has accepted over 1,600 companies into its programs with a combined market capitalization of $18.2 billion USD. Fewer than 1% of the over 17,000 applicants are accepted.

The Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator announced its inaugural cohort of 10 early-stage companies that will spend the next 13 weeks in Portland, Maine, working with mentors and Roux Institute faculty to build their businesses.

The new accelerator, a collaboration between Techstars and the Roux Institute at Northeastern University, selected early-stage companies that are building products and solutions in areas that will revolutionize how we live and work, including artificial intelligence, life sciences, and data and analytics

“We’re excited to welcome these founders to Portland,“ said Lars Perkins, Managing Director for the Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator." - Press release, Techstars, September 14, 2021

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"They’ve been enrolled in the inaugural Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator, an intensive entrepreneurship program that will help build their businesses and talent pipelines by accessing the networks and expertise of the Roux Institute and Techstars, a leading global platform to grow companies and help entrepreneurs succeed." - Press release, Northeastern University, September 14, 2021

Northeastern University’s Roux Institute is a new innovation hub devoted to deepening and expanding the digital economy of Maine.

Demo day for the program is December 12, 2021.