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Saba Karim

Based out of Denver, Colorado, Saba Karim is the Global Startup Pipeline Manager of Techstars, the global platform of investment and innovation – responsible for sourcing about 30% of the 500 startups from across the world that are accepted into its distinguished accelerator.

Saba is a public speaker, often delivering workshops on Pitching, Growth Marketing and Fundraising, and is called upon as a judge at startup pitch competitions such as Web Summit in Lisbon (considered the largest tech conference in the world), Denver Startup Week (the largest free event of its kind) and many more.

Prior to Techstars, Saba was on the founding team of; Evolve – the world’s first dating CRM, which went on to be acquired by Hubspot (NYSE:HUB), and, Orai – an AI powered public speaking app (backed by Comcast and Menlo).

Additionally, Saba loves coaching founders; serving as a growth advisor to a number of consumer / B2C startups most commonly in the fields of Future of Work, Marketplaces, Mobile Apps and Retail, and through the recent creation of the Saba Says Podcast.

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