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TechStars acquires UP Global
By Sarah Mote
June 16, 2015

Techstars Buys UP Global, the Nonprofit behind Startup Weekend

Techstars — the startup incubator that has built up a network of programs across the U.S. and Europe and the power behind our very own Sprint Accelerator— has acquired UP Global, the nonprofit group that organizes entrepreneur events Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next and Startup Digest.

Read more about the acquisition ​here, read UP Global CEO Marc Nager's thoughts on ​its ​move from a nonprofit to a for-profit--and be sure to share your thoughts below.

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