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7 Things to Do to Get the Most Out of a Startup Accelerator
Accelerators

7 Things to Do to Get the Most Out of a Startup Accelerator

If your business has landed a spot in one of these programs, follow this advice to come out of it as the strongest company possible.
Alex Iskold
5 Times You Should Rethink Joining an Accelerator
Accelerators

5 Times You Should Rethink Joining an Accelerator

Before your put the pedal to the metal, make sure your company is ready to quickly scale.
Kate Whiting
7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day
Pitching

7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day

This is your chance to show off your business. Be sure to prepare and get it right.
Alex Iskold
7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out
Accelerators

7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.
Alex Iskold
This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners
Seed Funding

This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners

Silicon Valley-based Tandem has added former Google and Yahoo executive Shashi Seth and co-founder of couchsurfing.com Daniel Hoffer as partners.
Kate Taylor
10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator
Accelerators

10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator

If you think your company would benefit from becoming a member of one of these intense programs, go through this list first.
Alex Iskold
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Laura Entis
How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight
Impact Investing

How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight

From crowdfunding legal defenses to helping immigrants and ex-cons, Venture Capital allows fledgling business the chance to develop and help underserved populations.
Dennis Price
SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips
SXSW 2015

SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips

We caught up with judges of this annual competition to find out what works and what doesn't.
Jacob Hall
7 Tips to Find the Perfect Accelerator -- or Your Soul Mate
Entrepreneurs

7 Tips to Find the Perfect Accelerator -- or Your Soul Mate

Use this foolproof plan when looking for your business's ideal match.
Scott Bailey
Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class
Alleynyc

Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
Jason Saltzman
Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know
Accelerators

Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Before you commit to a program, understand what's expected of you and what you'll be offered in return.
Wiley Larsen
Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network
Accelerators

Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network

Desire access to C-level players at a Fortune 100 company? New entrepreneurs can gain access to partners, customers, employees and other players to help them build their business well beyond demo day.
David Brown