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.