Mentorships

Pathway Capital Tees up Support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

The fundraising event benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC (BBBS of NYC), the nation's first and New York City's largest youth mentoring organization.

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  • The fundraising event benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC (BBBS of NYC), the nation's first and New York City's largest youth mentoring organization.
  • "We have been strong supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC since 2018 and were delighted to play a part in this event's success," said Glenn Thomas, president of Pathway Capital.
  • Representing Pathway Capital were (l. to r.) Dylan Thomas, India Burgess, Alina Massaro, Patricia Kirk, Thomas Ravert, Glenn Thomas and Adam Jutte.
  • Its finance professionals have firsthand knowledge of the capital markets and diverse products to deliver efficient access to business capital.

XSET Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America To Bring The World Of Gaming To A New Generation

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:52pm

"Partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters is such an exciting milestone for us," said Marco Mereu, COO and co-founder of XSET.

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  • "Partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters is such an exciting milestone for us," said Marco Mereu, COO and co-founder of XSET.
  • "Mentoring opens doors of possibilities for young people, and by connecting with partners like XSET, it allows our Littles to learn first-hand about this growing industry," Big Brothers Big Sisters, said Adam Vasallo, Chief Marketing Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has 230+ local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.

Xairos Announces Selection into Prestigious Techstars Space Accelerator and Brand Update

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:30pm

Xairos, formerly known as Speqtral Quantum Technologies, Inc., was selected today to join the Techstars Space Accelerator Class of 2021 .

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  • Xairos, formerly known as Speqtral Quantum Technologies, Inc., was selected today to join the Techstars Space Accelerator Class of 2021 .
  • Xairos provides secure and accurate timing through entangled photons, which are quantum mechanically linked particles of light.
  • It is a great honor to be part of the Techstars Space Accelerator Class of 2021, said David Mitlyng, co-founder and CEO of Xairos.
  • Xairos is a fantastic addition to our class, said Dr. Jonathan Fentzke, Managing Director of Techstars.

Thermexit™ Announced as Member of Techstars Space Accelerator Class of 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

BOSTON and LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Techstars, today announced Thermexit as one of only 10 companies selected for the Techstars Space Accelerator class of 2021.

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  • BOSTON and LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Techstars, today announced Thermexit as one of only 10 companies selected for the Techstars Space Accelerator class of 2021.
  • This three-month program focuses on the next generation of commercial space technology companies and related frontier technologies.
  • Thermexit will meet with around 100 mentors to work through product development, fundraising, technology, marketing, market-fit, and more.
  • "We are thrilled to be included in the prestigious Techstars Space Accelerator program alongside such innovative companies," said Katie Willgoos, CEO of Thermexit.

Pixspan Selected for Prestigious Techstars Space Accelerator Program

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 4:05pm

Pixspan , Inc. provider of the fastest and easiest data acceleration for moving large data files of any type and size on-premise and to, from and within the Cloud is pleased to announce it has been selected by Techstars for its prestigious Los Angeles-based Space Accelerator program, which focuses on the next generation of commercial space technology companies and related frontier technologies.

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  • Pixspan , Inc. provider of the fastest and easiest data acceleration for moving large data files of any type and size on-premise and to, from and within the Cloud is pleased to announce it has been selected by Techstars for its prestigious Los Angeles-based Space Accelerator program, which focuses on the next generation of commercial space technology companies and related frontier technologies.
  • Given this is our first foray into this hyper-competitive industry, its a double whammy to be selected for Techstars and enter the market at the same time.
  • Participation in the accelerator program will allow Pixspan to advance its game-changing technology that is designed to empower satellite industry players.
  • The Techstars Space Accelerator has been helping entrepreneurs successfully navigate the space ecosystem since its first class in 2019.

Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered By Indy Announces The Class Of 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

INDIANAPOLIS, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, is announcing the Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy class of 2021.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, is announcing the Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy class of 2021.
  • The 2021 Class of the Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy includes:
    Curastory (NYC, NY) - Allows creators to shoot and edit high quality video, monetize shows, and distribute to all of their video channels, 100% free.
  • For more information about the Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy, visit http://www.techstars.com/accelerators/indy-sports .
  • Techstars has invested in more than 2,500 companies with a combined market cap of more than $209B.

Techstars Joins Forces With Tennessee Powerhouses to Bring the Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator to Oak Ridge-Knoxville in 2022

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 11:00am

In bringing these startups to Oak Ridge-Knoxville, the program will support and drive growth of the regions entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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  • In bringing these startups to Oak Ridge-Knoxville, the program will support and drive growth of the regions entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • The chief executives of the three partners will discuss the accelerator today at the Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit at the University of Tennessee.
  • The inaugural class of the Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator will operate over a three-month period from January 2022 through April 2022.
  • Startups interested in the program are encouraged to learn more by visiting the Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator page or expressing interest here .

Deborah Barge Named Chief Development Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:06pm

TAMPA, Fla., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is proud to announce the selection of Deborah Barge, CFRE,as the new Chief Development Officer (CDO) for the national non-profit.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is proud to announce the selection of Deborah Barge, CFRE,as the new Chief Development Officer (CDO) for the national non-profit.
  • Today, there are more than 230+ local Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, located in every state, from rural communities to major metropolitan areas.
  • "I believe in the power of mentoring," said Deborah Barge, new CDO for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization in the United States.

EY US announces collaboration with Techstars to accelerate innovation for EY Americas Tax

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

"I'm thrilled to work with industry leader, Techstars, and tap into its global network," said Chirag Patel, EY Foundry Leader.

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  • "I'm thrilled to work with industry leader, Techstars, and tap into its global network," said Chirag Patel, EY Foundry Leader.
  • "This collaboration will strengthen EY Foundry's already strong presence in the startup and venture capital markets, while the broad corporate EY client base and distinguished subject matter resources will add value to Techstars' growing network."
  • This year-long collaboration will focus on providing startups with introductions to key growth and collaboration opportunities within the EY organization.
  • Collaboration drives innovation, and we are excited to add the EY network to the Techstars ecosystem."

Ace Industrial Supply Supports Local Community with PPE Donation to Homeboy Industries

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 11:35pm

b'BURBANK, Calif., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ace Industrial Supply, a leader in industrial tool wholesale and distribution, has donated 400 medical gowns and 300 KN95 masks to the non-profit organization, Homeboy Industries.

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  • b'BURBANK, Calif., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ace Industrial Supply, a leader in industrial tool wholesale and distribution, has donated 400 medical gowns and 300 KN95 masks to the non-profit organization, Homeboy Industries.
  • Most importantly, KN95 masks deliver greater protection than standard disposable 3-Ply masks.\n"We hope that our donation will provide vital equipment to Homeboy Industries of Los Angeles and aid in the recovery process of the entire county," says Ace Industrial Supply CEO, Holden Stearns.
  • In its last 35 years in business, Ace Industrial Supply has donated and supported the West Los Angeles area through various charitable contributions.\n"We are grateful to Ace Industrial Supplies for this donation as it allows us to continue helping the most vulnerable communities," says Alegria Castro, Community Outreach Manager of Homeboy Industries.
  • "\nAce Industrial Supply, Inc. of California distributes wholesale of industrial tools to a 275,000-clientbase.