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How to Determine If an Accelerator Really Will Boost Your Startup

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.
A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

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.
How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program

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.
TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development

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.
How to Get Into the Nation's Elite 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.
This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

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.
Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

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

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.
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

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.
10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

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.
How This Young Founder Went From Reality Star to Disruptive Entrepreneur

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.
10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day

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.

How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up

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

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.
What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

VerbalizeIt facilitates global conversations with translators. Here's a look inside their time in the TechStars incubator program in Boulder, Colo.
How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

An app that eases the packing-up process gets some help from the New York City incubator of startup accelerator TechStars.
Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars

Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars

Sometimes mentors can feel like a broken record at business accelerators, doling out the same advice over and over. Could what they say be the secret to startup success?
Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad

Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad

One of the reality show's most successful startups, Onswipe, offers advice on how they did it.
Three Steps to Finding a Business Mentor

Three Steps to Finding a Business Mentor

Here's how to meet an experienced startup advisor and maximize the relationship.
Startup Lessons from David Cohen and the TechStars

Startup Lessons from David Cohen and the TechStars

Though the TechStars program lasts three months, participants say the entrepreneurship lessons will stick with them forever. Here's a snapshot of what they learned.
Not All Entrepreneurs Are Cut Out to be 'TechStars'

Not All Entrepreneurs Are Cut Out to be 'TechStars'

On tonight's season finale of Bloomberg TV's reality series 'Techstars,' the show reveals the outcome for the program's entrepreneurs.
In 'TechStars,' See What VCs Really Think

In 'TechStars,' See What VCs Really Think

A new reality TV show provides a behind-the-scenes look at how some fast growth businesses are able to land venture capital funding.
How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York

How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York

If you want to impress investors, you can pick up some pointers from the participants in this hot business-accelerator program.
Venture Capital Investor Brad Feld on What It Takes to Succeed As an Entrepreneur

Venture Capital Investor Brad Feld on What It Takes to Succeed As an Entrepreneur

Brad Feld dives into the trenches of entrepreneurship to learn what makes some businesses successful
How to Find the Right Investor for Your Business

How to Find the Right Investor for Your Business

Your investor-entrepreneur relationship is important. After all, you may be living with it every day for years to come.

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