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Watson Institute

Watson Institute is a reimagined model of education for next-generation innovators, leaders, and social entrepreneurs. We provide the tools, network, mindset, and courage for the next generation to solve the toughest challenges facing the world, launch successful careers, and lead impactful lives.

Watson Institute’s 294 Alumni from 69 countries around the world have raised over $100 million, created over 1,000 paid part or full-time jobs, and impacted 5 million people around the world through the initiatives they help lead. Watson’s social entrepreneurs have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship and five have been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 lists. Alums continue their education at Harvard University, New York University, Princeton University, and Oxford Saïd’s Business School, among others.

You + Techstars Foundation

Watson Institute was nominated with a grant from the Caruso Foundation. Make a gift of any amount and the Techstars Foundation will match a portion of what you and the Caruso Foundation give! You are key to supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs. Learn more about Accelerate Equity

Techstars Foundation is a donor-advised fund managed by the Community Foundation Boulder County. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Your tax receipt will come directly from the Community Foundation. You have three options for making your gift:

  1. Mail a check with Techstars Foundation in the memo line to:
    Community Foundation Boulder County
    1123 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
  2. Make a stock gift or to include Techstars Foundation in your estate plans by contacting Lynda Ricketson. Please call Community Foundation before any stock or cash wire donation. Anyone on our team can send you wire instructions. If you would like to make a gift of mutual funds, or restricted or closely held securities, please call us at 303.442.0436 for instructions.
  3. Make your online gift now using the form below.

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