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Program Manager Techstars Berlin



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024
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The Techstars Talent Acquisition Team

Program Manager · Techstars Berlin

Location: Berlin, Germany

Employment Type: Full-time

About Techstars:

Techstars is a global powerhouse dedicated to propelling entrepreneurs to unprecedented heights. Since 2006, we’ve invested in over 4,100 trailblazing companies, securing more than $27.6 billion in funding. Recognized as the world’s most active pre-seed investor, our vast network includes over 15,000 investors and nearly 4,000 mentors. Techstars Berlin is the epicenter of innovation, offering startups a dynamic blend of funding, mentorship, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Role Overview:

Do you dream of working alongside the next generation of unicorn startups, diving into venture capital, and expanding your network with the most influential figures in the startup world? As our Program Manager, you’ll be at the heart of Techstars Berlin, orchestrating the magic that helps startups thrive. We’re on the hunt for a passionate, detail-oriented, and highly organized individual who lives and breathes the startup ecosystem.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Maestro: Seamlessly manage the day-to-day operations of our accelerator, ensuring every event, meeting, and milestone is executed flawlessly.
  • Startup Champion: Be the go-to advisor for startup founders, providing hands-on support and connecting them with top-tier mentors, investors, and resources.
  • Event Visionary: Plan and bring to life inspiring workshops, mentor sessions, demo days, and networking events that leave a lasting impact.
  • Mentor Guru: Recruit, onboard, and nurture relationships with mentors, ensuring they deliver unparalleled support to our startups.
  • Investor Whisperer: Build and sustain investor relationships, facilitating crucial introductions and aiding startups in their fundraising journeys.
  • Curriculum Innovator: Continuously refine our accelerator curriculum, integrating feedback to enhance the program’s effectiveness and relevance.
  • Data Dynamo: Maintain meticulous records on program activities, startup progress, and mentor engagements using our internal systems.
  • Community Architect: Cultivate a vibrant community among participants, alumni, mentors, and partners, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange.
  • Marketing Maverick: Collaborate with our marketing team to spotlight the program, attract stellar startup applicants, and elevate Techstars Berlin’s profile globally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, entrepreneurship, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in program management, startup operations, or a related role within the tech or startup ecosystem.
  • Deep understanding of the startup journey and the challenges faced by early-stage companies.
  • Stellar organizational and project management skills with a talent for multitasking and prioritizing.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, adept at building and sustaining diverse relationships.
  • Self-driven, proactive, and adaptable with a strong problem-solving mindset.
  • A genuine passion for entrepreneurship and a commitment to empowering startup founders.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Workspace, and CRM systems.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Unique opportunity to work with a global leader in the startup accelerator space.
  • Access to an expansive network of entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors.
  • A collaborative and forward-thinking work environment.
  • Ample opportunities for professional growth and development.

How to Apply:

Are you ready to shape the future of startups and drive innovation in Europe’s startup capital? Submit your resume and a compelling cover letter detailing your qualifications and passion for the Program Manager role at Techstars Berlin to brian.daly@techstars.com.

Techstars is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Join Techstars Berlin as a Program Manager and become a catalyst for entrepreneurial success, innovation, and growth. Your journey towards transforming the startup landscape starts here!