Maine’s Roux Institute to launch tech accelerator with Colorado firm

Northeastern University’s Roux Institute in Portland is teaming up with a Boulder, Colo.-based seed investment firm called Techstars to launch an accelerator for technology startups, they announced on Monday.

Set to run from September through December, the Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator targets entrepreneurs working in areas that address “the intersection of humans and machines in areas revolutionizing life and work.” They include artificial intelligence, life sciences and health, as well as data and analytics.

Ten selected participants will have the chance to grow their businesses through funding and fundraising opportunities, workshops, hands-on mentorship and other resources, in a program led by a Techstars managing director and supported by the Roux Institute and its worldwide network of corporate partners and researchers. Read more

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