Techstars and eBay have partnered to create Techstars Future of Ecommerce powered by eBay, a startup accelerator that focuses on the future of ecommerce.
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This new program aims to provide support to startups that are developing innovative technologies to shape the future of ecommerce.
By combining eBay’s commitment to fostering innovation in the ecommerce industry with Techstars’ successful accelerator model, the program aims to empower and nurture startups that are leveraging groundbreaking technologies to redefine the ecommerce landscape.
“eBay’s purpose is to connect people and build communities to create economic opportunity for all,” said Beatriz Reyero, Global VP of Corporate Strategy and Investments at eBay.
“We’re excited to collaborate with Techstars to support and empower innovative startups that are leveraging groundbreaking technologies to redefine the ecommerce landscape.”
The 13-week accelerator program will feature a hybrid format, allowing founders to participate both in-person in San Francisco and remotely.
This flexible approach ensures that startups from diverse backgrounds and locations can access the program, regardless of their stage or circumstances.
“Techstars has supported thousands of entrepreneurs that are using innovative technologies to transform industries,” said Collin Wallace, Managing Director at Techstars.
“eBay’s expertise as an ecommerce pioneer paired with the programming, capital and connections that Techstars provides will create an unparalleled opportunity for founders.”
Techstars Future of Ecommerce powered by eBay further strengthens Techstars’ presence in the Bay Area, complementing its existing accelerator and Founder Catalyst programs in Oakland.
Interested startups are encouraged to visit the Techstars Future of Ecommerce powered by eBay website to learn more and submit their applications. The deadline for applications is July 5, 2023, at 11:59 pm PST.
Applications for the inaugural 12 companies are now open for the October program.
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