Techstarslogo10 startup ideas from the TechStars competition (300 applicants) were selected this week. The selected startups will move to Boulder Colorado for a 3 month, mentor backed, startup kickstart. TechStars provides seed capital, experts, infrastructure, and access for a 5% equity position. Is all of that worth 5%? Does an environment like this increase the chances of startup success? Is it limiting in any way?

Ycombinator, similar business model, made it work for Reddit. — Cale

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Cale has developed a strong insight for what works and what doesn't work when it comes to business plans and marketing plans. He has business degrees in marketing and management from the Charles H. Lundquist School of Business at the University of Oregon and a solid background in business management and product marketing.