Techstars Los Angeles Accelerator, powered by JP Morgan, has announced the 12 startups selected for the Spring Class of 2023. The three-month mentorship-driven program brings together founders from around the globe and a heavy US presence, including five local SoCal companies. The 2023 class was chosen for innovative products and solutions in areas that will revolutionize how we live and work.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Of the 12 companies, nine are led by founders identifying as underrepresented, continuing Techstars LA’s commitment to investing in diverse and underrepresented teams. The program aims to provide these startups guidance, mentorship, and resources to help them succeed in their respective industries.
Happiest Ours Selected for Spring Class
One of the startups selected for the Spring Class is Happiest Ours, a one-stop digital platform for booking a mobile bartending service. Based in Corona, California, Happiest Ours aims to revolutionize the event industry by providing a convenient and hassle-free way to book mobile bartenders for any event.
Features and Vision of Happiest Ours
With Happiest Ours, customers can easily browse and book mobile bartenders for their events, whether corporate events, weddings, or birthday parties. The platform equips mobile bartenders with the tools they need to run a business, such as invoicing, payment processing, and marketing.
Happiest Ours also offers a comprehensive events marketplace with a vision to evolve into a one-stop shop for all event needs. Customers can find and book other event services such as catering, event planners, and entertainment with the events marketplace.
“We are thrilled to be selected for the Techstars LA Spring Class of 2023,” said Andrea Rodriguez, co-founder of Happiest Ours. “With Techstars’ mentorship and resources, we are confident that we can take our business to the next level and revolutionize the event industry.”
The founders of Happiest Ours are no strangers to the event industry. Andrea Rodriguez and Fernando Castillo have extensive experience in event planning and hospitality, with a combined experience of over 20 years.
Techstars LA Accelerator Program Benefits
The Techstars LA Accelerator program will provide Happiest Ours with mentorship and guidance from industry experts and access to a global network of investors and mentors. The program will culminate with a Demo Day on June 8th, 2023, where the startups will pitch their businesses to a community of investors and mentors.
PropTech, Sustainability, B2B SaaS, DTC/Retail, and Consumer Healthcare
In addition to Happiest Ours, the Spring Class of 2023 includes startups in categories such as PropTech, Sustainability, B2B SaaS, DTC/Retail, and Consumer Healthcare. The startups selected for the program were chosen for their innovative products and solutions in areas that have the potential to revolutionize the industry.
“We are excited to welcome the Spring Class of 2023 to Techstars LA Accelerator,” said Anna Barber, Managing Director of Techstars LA. “These startups have the potential to disrupt their respective industries, and we are honored to be a part of their journey.”