Cox Enterprises partners with Techstars Atlanta to accelerate startups

Cox Enterprises said it will launch Techstars Atlanta, an accelerator program for technology startups.

Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta will annually select a group of 10 startups to participate in a three-month program that provides expertise, funding and office space to help them accelerate their businesses.

Techstars is an accelerator program that boosts entrepreneurs´ early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.

Cox Enterprises has launched several startup companies and transformed them into large-scale, successful businesses, including Autotrader and NextGear.

The Techstars program has operated in Austin, Boston, Berlin, Detroit, London, New York and Seattle, among other locations.

Cox Enterprises is a communications, media and automotive services company with revenues of more than USD17 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Its major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live.