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Clarence Bethea
Upsie, Founder and CEO - Techstars Retail 2017

Clarence is Founder and CEO of Upsie based in St. Paul, MN.

Upsie is a venture-backed tech company disrupting the extended warranty industry by creating a win, win solution for consumers.

Alex Canter
Ordermark, CEO - Techstars Boulder 2018

Alex is a restaurant industry innovator, in-demand speaker, and passionate advocate for restaurant operators and workers. He was raised in the kitchen of the world-famous Canter’s Deli in Los Angeles, where he and his team invented Ordermark. A fourth-generation restaurateur, the restaurant business has been in Alex’s blood for over 85 years. In addition to being the visionary and leader of Ordermark, Alex is active with the Techstars network and enjoys mentoring other restaurant technology entrepreneurs. A 2019 recipient of the Forbes 30 Under 30, Alex has previously led several technology ventures.

Gregg Cochran
Techstars, Network Catalyst - Americas
Nicole Clark
Trellis Research, CEO and co-founder - Techstars LA 2018

Nicole Clark is a business litigation and labor and employment attorney and is the CEO and co-founder of Trellis Research, a legal analytics platform that uses AI and machine learning to provide litigators with strategic legal intelligence and judicial analytics.

Dan DeMers
Cinchy, CEO and Co-founder - Techstars Toronto 2018

Dan DeMers, CEO and co-founder of Cinchy. Dan spent over a decade as an IT executive with leading global financial institutions where he was responsible for delivering mission-critical projects, greenfield technologies, and multi-million dollar technology investments. In 2019, he joined the Canadian Council of Innovators, a select group CEOs from Canada’s most successful technology companies who work with public policy leaders to optimize the growth of Canada’s innovation-based sector.

Luke Schoenfelder
Latch, Co-founder and CEO - Techstars R/GA 2015

Luke is the co-founder and CEO of Latch. Prior to Latch, he started a smart metering company, worked in public policy at Apple, and developed modular housing technology. He grew up on a farm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Latch creates hardware, software, and services that make buildings better places to live. Founded by a team of former Apple employees in 2014, 1 out of 10 apartments in the United States are now being built with Latch.