Marc Nager is the Chief Community Officer for Techstars where he manages all Techstars community programs including Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next, and Startup Digest. Marc was previously CEO of UP Global, the parent brand of Startup Weekend, before being acquired into the Techstars ecosystem.

On this episode we dive into the story behind Startup Weekend’s founding and the growth into UP Global, a portfolio of startups events and publications. UP Global was acquired by Techstars in 2015 when Marc became CCO.

 

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