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August 28, 2018

15 Notable Exits from Techstars Boston

Techstars is one of the world’s leading startup accelerators, and the Techstars Boston location has produced an incredible amount of companies. Here are just a few of the startups to come out of the Boston program: Localytics, EverTrue, Promoboxx, and Neurala.

Several Techstars alumni have gone on to have successful exits after their time at the accelerator. Here is just a list of 15 of some notable exits that caught our eye.


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PillPack
Techstars Class:
Spring 2013

PillPack is an online pharmacy that delivers better care through simple packaging, modern technology, and personalized service.

Acquired by Amazon for a reported $1B.

Techstars Class: Spring 2011

GrabCAD is a mechanical engineering community for sharing talent, expand knowledge and collaborate, including free CAD model library and engineering competitions platform.

Acquired by Stratasys for $100M

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Kinvey
Techstars Class:
Spring 2011

Kinvey created the first Backend-as-a-Service that made it ridiculously easy for developers to set up and operate a cloud backend for their mobile, tablet and web apps.

Acquired by Progress for $49M


docTrackr
docTrackr
Techstars Class:
Spring 2012

docTrackr created easy-to-use data security solutions that put you in control of your sensitive documents and proprietary information.

Acquired by Intralinks


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UberSense
Techstars Class:
Spring 2012

UberSense created mobile video solutions that helped coaches and athletes to video-record using mobile devices, analyze their body mechanics using video analysis tools, and seek feedback from not only their coach but also from an online community of peers around the world.

Acquired by Hudl


Careport Health
CarePort Health
Techstars Class:
Fall 2012

Careport Health is a company dedicated to networking patients with helpful post-hospital treatment.

Acquired by Allscripts for an undisclosed amount


Codeship
Codeship
Techstars Class:
Spring 2013

Codeship helps teams ship better software faster by automating the release process.

Acquired by Code Bees


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Mapkin
Techstars Class: Winter 2014

Mapkin built a range of voice-activated GPS services powered by tips from local drivers.

Acquired by MapQuest


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ThriveHive
Techstars Class:
Summer 2015

ThriveHive empowers small to midsize businesses to take charge of their growth. 

Acquired by Propel Marketing for $11.8M

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Canary Calendar
Laveem/Canary Calendar
Techstars Class:
Spring 2012

Canary is a calendar app for the iPhone that helps Google Calendar users efficiently schedule meetings. 

Acquired by GoDaddy


Fetchnotes
Fetchnotes
Techstars Class:
Fall 2012

Fetchnotes built a note-taking and organization tool that gets your tasks, ideas, reminders and more out of your brain and into your workflow.

Acquired by Drift


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oneforty
Techstars Class: Spring 2009

oneforty was an app store for Twitter.

Acquired by HubSpot


Sensobi
Sensobi
Techstars Class:
Spring 2009

Sensobi built a product that helped users record notes, set follow up reminders, see who is falling off your radar, and manage your relationships right from your email inbox and mobile phone. 

Acquired by GroupMe


Senexx
Senexx
Techstars Class:
Spring 2011

Senexx built a cloud-based internal question and answer platform for an organization's employees to share their knowledge.
 
Acquired by Gartner

MOrtar
Mortar Data
Techstars Class:
Spring 2012

Mortar Data was building a powerful platform for big data processing and analysis.

Acquired by Datadog


Colin Barry is an Editor & Staff Writer to VentureFizz. Follow him on Twitter @ColinKrash