Accelerators

Y Combinator

Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator

Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs.
Innovation Now

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.
Starting a Business

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
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.
Starting a Business

Wannabe Social Entrepreneur? How to Navigate the Growing World of Impact Accelerators

Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs.
Technology

Fluffy Stuffed Animal Hits Apple's Shelves in Japan, Europe

Boulder, Colo.-based Ubooly has raised $2.5 million in venture capital money and just recently blown its second Kickstarter campaign out of the water.
Finance

Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator

Plug and Play Tech Center is launching an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin startups, and it's making other investments in the Bitcoin space as well.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Technology

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week, Oct. 4, 2013

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.
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.
Growth Strategies

How Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Work (Infographic)

An at-a-glance look at how corporate incubators and accelerators can help entrepreneurs
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.

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