News and Articles About Accelerators

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
Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support
Technology

Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant introduces Microsoft Ventures, bringing together its resources for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups
Starting a Business

New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

NYU recently unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.
Andrea Huspeni
Starting a Business

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

With an attractive amount of capital, along with international connections, U.S. startups are turning to Chile to launch their venture.
Andrea Huspeni
Crowdfunding Platform Offers Entrepreneurs Access to Money and Mentorship
Finance

Crowdfunding Platform Offers Entrepreneurs Access to Money and Mentorship

CrowdIt, which launches today, is a new online portal which brings together access to capital and professional expertise. It calls itself a 'virtual incubator.'
Catherine Clifford
Lonely Entrepreneur? How to Build a Support System
Starting a Business

Lonely Entrepreneur? How to Build a Support System

Starting a business can be an isolating experience. But there are a few ways to surround yourself with good people.
Colleen DeBaise
From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding
Starting a Business

From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

Tracy DiNunzio, the founder of online fashion marketplace Tradesy, shares her best advice for accessing startup funding when you are a statistical outlier.
Catherine Clifford
Ahoy! A Look at Startup Incubators and Excursions for Globetrotting Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Ahoy! A Look at Startup Incubators and Excursions for Globetrotting Entrepreneurs

What is it about traveling to far-flung places that makes the imagination spin?
Andrea Huspeni
Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department
Starting a Business

Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department

After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.
Kristin Luna