Vijay Tirathrai, Managing Director at Techstars


Office hours format means a 1:1 meetup, where you have an opportunity to pitch your startup to a world-class investor/founder. It’s an excellent way to introduce yourself, build a relationship, get advice, and closer to an investment round.


Grab the chance to meet Vijay Tirathrai — a serial entrepreneur, mentor, and seasoned C-level executive. He has over 30 years of international experience in start-ups, business development, and transformation roles covering several industries; namely retail, manufacturing, and associations management.

Prior to joining Techstars, he was the CEO of the Entrepreneur Organization. He now seeks to nurture and invest in start-ups and early-stage companies to grow through mentorship, access to global networks, and venture capital.

Respected by his peers and colleagues for his visionary drive, business strategy acumen, and his inspiring leadership style. He has operated and conducted business in over 25 countries and enjoys an expansive global network of peers.


  • stage MVP or rev. generating
  • sectors are broad: FinTech, AI, EduTech, AgriTech, e-commerce, CleanTech
  • suitable for emerging markets, low friction for geographic expansion
  • some experience with incubator or accelerator


Office hours will be held online on the 20th of May

Each meeting will last for 20 minutes. We recommend joining the office hours with a specific question or challenge that you want feedback on.

The number of seats is limited: Vijay’s schedule will fit only 5 startups. Apply by 16:00 GMT+3 on Monday, May 17th, 2021. If you’re selected, we will reach out to you with a participation confirmation and related details.

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May 20 2021


10:00 - 12:00