PORTLAND (WGME) — A prestigious program in Portland is launching an accelerator for tech startups. The Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator is now accepting applications. Northeastern University to open $100M center in PortlandTen companies working on artificial intelligence, life science or data will be selected for the three-month program. They’ll have access to investors, mentors and partners. The hope is that it will also draw in other companies that haven’t considered the city before.