Techstars Pathfinder Membership

A Pathfinder membership helps you expertly navigate the entrepreneurial ecosystem so you can deliver innovation with impact for your business.

Customized for you.

We start with your goals, your interests, your challenges -- and build everything around your needs.

Informed by experience.

We know this world. Intimately. Save time and avoid dead ends in your innovation journey by tapping into our deep first-hand knowledge.

An inside track on startup innovation.

Exclusive insights, meaningful introductions and thought-provoking exchanges, courtesy of our unrivaled global startup network.

The Power of Membership


"Our deal pipeline is all about relationships. Pathfinder Membership gives us an invaluable jumpstart in building those relationships."

- Amelia Gandara, Principal, Investment Ops of Nationwide Ventures

Four ways to make an impact. Fast.

Pathfinder provides you with a deeply knowledgeable guide to connect you to everything you need to stay at the forefront of innovation. They include:

Startup Sourcing

We identify startups, mentors, investors and partners, both inside and outside the Techstars Network, make introductions and help you manage meaningful relationships every step of the way.

Global Business Challenge

Invite startups from throughout the Techstars network, and beyond, to tackle a well-defined business problem, opening up new thinking and new opportunities, leading to potential proof-of-concept projects.

Ecosystem Connections

As an innovation leader, you have so much to share and learn from peers and experts. We’ll ensure you are connected and set up to contribute with the best.


Every membership starts with a comprehensive evaluation of existing innovation initiatives and resources, benchmarking of capabilities, and jointly roadmapping corporate innovation objectives for startup engagement.

Engaging experiences. Customized for you.


A warm welcome

First, you'll receive the Pathfinder orientation kit, your first taste of trend insights and an outline of the journey to come.


Let’s figure this out

On day one, you and your expert guide will begin exploring your innovation goals and challenges with an eye to designing a custom engagement program specifically tailored to quickly deliver real impact.


Pull up a chair

In your first weeks, you’ll join peers and experts for a roundtable discussion tackling the toughest innovation issues.


Make new connections

Whether you're looking for deal flow, forward-looking technologies, or acquisition opportunities, your Pathfinder guide will quickly source highly vetted startups aligned to your innovation goals.


Plant seeds in your ecosystem

Pathfinder members have access to a host of events and programs. You can show your leadership as a mentor at a local Startup Weekend event or attend one of our accelerator Demo Days and hear a vision of the future straight from Techstars founders and managing directors.


Chart your road ahead

Knowledge is everything. Every member receives private access to ongoing startup engagement insights and recommendations drawn from the real-world experience found in the Techstars network.

Let’s talk about


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