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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
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
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
This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake
Mentorship

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program
Growth Strategies

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.
Geoff Weiss
Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter
Marketing

Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

Here are some of the business owners we love to follow on Twitter. We bet you'll find them inspiring, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.
Entrepreneur Staff
10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator
Growth Strategies

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How This Young Founder Went From Reality Star to Disruptive Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

How This Young Founder Went From Reality Star to Disruptive Entrepreneur

Here is how Kim Taylor graduated from the Randi Zuckerberg-produced reality series 'Startups: Silicon Valley' to taking on the bigwigs of for-profit education.
Andrea Huspeni
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
How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up
Starting a Business

How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up

GoodApril co-founder Mitch Fox provides insight into the quick acquisition by Intuit.
Andrea Huspeni
Less Time, More Money, Mentoring at Accelerators, Incubators
Starting a Business

Less Time, More Money, Mentoring at Accelerators, Incubators

Business incubators and their close cousins, business accelerators have been around for decades. But in recent years they've undergone dramatic changes.
Lou Carlozo