Local startup company Bawte Inc. is one of 13 companies to be selected to the Techstars Boulder Class of 2014. Bawte makes a mobile app that manages product warranties, instruction manuals and customer support. Techstars is a startup company accelerator that provides companies with $118,000 in seed funding to go through a three-month mentorship program to help build the company. Participating companies have a chance to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program. Bawte was founded in 2011 by  John Jackovin.