Techstars founders Brad Feld and David Cohen live in Adelaide

25 January 2017


Innovation & Collaboration Centre
Level 4, Catherine Helen Spence Building
City West Campus

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Techstars founders Brad Feld and David Cohen will be live in Adelaide for a fireside chat. Brought to you by the Innovation & Collaboration Centre, this will be the only public event for startup founders in Adelaide.

Designed for startup founders of all backgrounds, this event will provide a unique insight into what creates a world class startup ecosystem, angel investing, US Venture Capital and the Techstars journey over the past decade.

Founded in 2006, Techstars has consistently been rated as one of the top 5 accelerator programs in the world alongside Y-Combinator and 500 Startups.

Brad Feld

Brad is a world-renowned entrepreneur, author, blogger & venture capitalist, and a co-founder of Techstars, Foundry Group, Intensity Ventures & Mobius Venture Capital. Foundry Group has raised $1.4bn USD since it was founded in 2006, investing $250k - $500k in hundreds of promising technology startups including Fitbit, Zynga & Sphero.

He has published several books with “Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City” frequently cited as the blue print for turning any city into a thriving startup ecosystem.

David Cohen

David is a co-founder and co-CEO of Techstars. Previously, he was a founder of several software and web technology companies including founder and CTO of Pinpoint Technologies which was acquired by ZOLL Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ZOLL) in 1999. David was also the founder and CEO of, a music service which was sold to in 2006. He also had what he likes to think of as a “graceful failure” in between.

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