AlphaLab now part of TechStars Network

AlphaLab, the three-year-old start-up incubator on Pittsburgh’s South Side, is getting a boost in national recognition as a charter member of the TechStars Network, launched today in conjunction with President Obama’s StartUp America Partnership.

Composed of 16 organizations by invitation-only, the network aims to connect start-up accelerator programs across the country to pool resources such as mentorship opportunities and potential investors as well as best practices for the organizations involved. The network brings together the three TechStars accelerator locations — Boston, New York and Boulder, Colo. — with others with a similar philosophy. TechStars, one of the more well-known accelerators, was founded in 2006 by a group of start-up investors and entrepreneurs.

Read more in the Pittsburgh Business Times