Accelerators

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Organize Into 'Reefs'
Growth Strategies

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.
Art Markman
PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups
Technology

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Accelerator
Starting a Business

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.
Hanan Lavy
Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?
Technology

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.
Andrea Huspeni
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
Technology

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

In the category of epic role reversals, the New York Daily News makes big companies pitch to startups and other need-to-know stories from this week.
What Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Mean for Your Business
Starting a Business

What Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Mean for Your Business

Can entrepreneurship thrive within corporate constructs? Here, the ins and outs of corporate incubators and accelerators--and why they should matter to you.
Matt Villano
How Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Work (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

How Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Work (Infographic)

An at-a-glance look at how corporate incubators and accelerators can help entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur Staff
10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day
Starting a Business

10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day

Learn business tips from the 10 companies that are reinventing conventional learning and disrupting the education industry.
Ashley Lee
Why Joining an Accelerator Isn't for Every Startup
Starting a Business

Why Joining an Accelerator Isn't for Every Startup

Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect dishes on what he wished he would have known before joining an accelerator.
Karim Abouelnaga
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
Growth Strategies

SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups
Technology

How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups

California and New York aren't the last word in tech. Read our take on how Cincinnati is becoming a home for startups.
Brian Patrick Eha
At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected
Growth Strategies

At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected

Accelerators may be all the rage today, but college trep AJ Agrawal offers to demystify some key details of the process.
AJ Agrawal
Start-Up Chile and Why Many Americans are Itching to Enter This Early-Stage Accelerator
Starting a Business

Start-Up Chile and Why Many Americans are Itching to Enter This Early-Stage Accelerator

With an attractive amount of capital, along with international connections, U.S. founders are turning to Chile to launch their ventures.
Andrea Huspeni
Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator
Starting a Business

Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator

With the radical Unreasonable at Sea experiment docked, we asked one of the mentors on board to weigh in on the program.
Kristin Luna