Accelerators

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.
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.
Entrepreneurs

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

Use this foolproof plan when looking for your business's ideal match.
AlleyNYC

Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
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.
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.
Infographics

The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)

From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward launching a business.
Startup Basics

Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)

Ask yourself some simple questions before you pursue funding.
Starting a Business

Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.

Working with others on a project is one of the most effective ways to move an idea forward.
Crowdfunding

Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are making his role as a startup investor more challenging.
Entrepreneurs

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cachet, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
Accelerators

Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things.

If accepted into an program, it means mentorship, classes and training from those who have been there and done that.
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.
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.
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.
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