Accelerators The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Accelerators en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT 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. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT John Rampton 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. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:17:00 GMT Jason Saltzman 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. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca 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. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:21:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:31:00 GMT Jason Saltzman SBA Announces $2.5 Million Competition for Accelerators The Small Business Administration is looking to level the funding playing field across the country. Mon, 12 May 2014 17:40:00 GMT Linda Lacina MBA or Accelerator: What's Right for an Aspiring Entrepreneur? Trying to pick the best option as you move through the startup paces? Gain insights from someone who's been through both types of programs. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:00:00 GMT Greg Coleman This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:02:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Accelerator-Ready? 3 Pointers for Potential Candidates Entrepreneurs considering a startup program should do some legwork. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMT Jeff Pruitt Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:45:00 GMT Laura Entis Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:21:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT Bruce Schoenfeld 10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Wannabe Social Entrepreneur? How to Navigate the Growing World of Impact Accelerators Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:00:00 GMT Rachel Solomon Fluffy Stuffed Animal Hits Apple's Shelves in Japan, Europe Boulder, Colo.-based Ubooly has raised $2.5 million in venture capital money and just recently blown its second Kickstarter campaign out of the water. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center is launching an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin startups, and it's making other investments in the Bitcoin space as well. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:20:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Why Entrepreneurs Should Organize Into 'Reefs' When joining a community of other entrepreneurs, look for businesses that share your long-term goals, even if they are in different industries. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT Art Markman PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups The company's new program, Startup Blueprint, provides free transaction services and support to tech startups making less than $3 million a year. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:45:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Accelerator Don't let the resources and opportunities available to you through an accelerator pass you by. Here are nine insider tips to keep in mind. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:30:00 GMT Hanan Lavy Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga? The much publicized gaming company is looking to get its hands dirty in ed-tech. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:30:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni