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Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)
Startup Basics

Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)

Ask yourself some simple questions before you pursue funding.
Nina Zipkin
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Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.
Starting a Business

Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.

Working with others on a project is one of the most effective ways to move an idea forward.
Peter Gasca
Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder
Crowdfunding

Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are making his role as a startup investor more challenging.
Catherine Clifford
Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups
Entrepreneurs

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cache, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
Kate Taylor
Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things.
Accelerators

Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things.

If accepted into an program, it means mentorship, classes and training from those who have been there and done that.
Zach Cutler
How to Determine If an Accelerator Really Will Boost Your Startup
Accelerators

How to Determine If an Accelerator Really Will Boost Your Startup

Startup accelerators are like college. They all award degrees but the market values some more than others.
Michael Cardamone
A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs
Alleynyc

A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

We at AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur Media have put together an awesome way to help colleges and incubators shepherd innovation.
Jason Saltzman
How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program
The Grind

How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program

Not all accelerator programs are created equal. Follow this list of do's and dont's to make sure you find the right one for your company.
Moritz Plassnig
 5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day
Investing

5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day

An investor's preview of the companies that have caught his eye at the Californian accelerator's summer event.
John Rampton
TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development
Alleynyc

TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development

TechStars' latest mission is to help early-stage hardware and connected-device companies get off the ground.
Jason Saltzman
Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.
Incubators

Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.

Business incubators present an amazing opportunity for startup companies, as long as you have the right expectations.
Peter Gasca
A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program
Accelerators

A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program

Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs.
Geoff Weiss
How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators
Accelerators

How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators

We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.
Jason Saltzman
SBA Announces $2.5 Million Competition for Accelerators
National Small Business Week

SBA Announces $2.5 Million Competition for Accelerators

The Small Business Administration is looking to level the funding playing field across the country.
Linda Lacina