Accelerators

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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.
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The Incubator Bringing Washington D.C.'s Entrepreneurs Together

1776 Washington D.C.'s is 15,000-square-foot 'incubation platform' that includes an accelerator and co-working space.
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Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Cesar Harada of Protei

It's been six weeks since the traveling treps of Unreasonable at Sea set sail. We check in with one young entrepreneur about his progress so far.
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A Powerful City Finds Its Entrepreneurial Groove

With a crop of startups and hot new accelerators, Washington, D.C., finally has "density" when it comes to entrepreneurs.
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A Peek Inside Houston's Startup Scene

A low cost of living, diverse population, and deep ties to energy and life sciences are just a few of the perks for new ventures blowing out of H-town.
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What to Look for in an Accelerator Program

Accelerator programs are exploding in number, promising cash, mentorship, exposure and prestige. Here's what to look for, how to get in and how to reap the rewards.
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Entrepreneurs Take on the World -- By Cruise Ship

In its inaugural run, the Unreasonable at Sea program kicked off earlier this month. Here's a brief intro to the program and three of the entrepreneurs we'll follow during their four-month voyage.
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Kathryn Minshew on Why Silicon Valley Needs a Feminine Touch

The young founder of The Daily Muse discusses her charmed career in entrepreneurship and offers advice to fellow founders just getting started.
Starting a Business

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.
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From College Dropouts to Y-Combinator Darlings

Here's how one group of young entrepreneurs caught the eye of one of the U.S.'s top start-up accelerators.
Starting a Business

How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

Getting your venture accepted into an accelerator can help immensely when it comes to getting venture capital, thanks to a rigorous screening process and help from mentors and peers.
Growth Strategies

What Two Tech Startups Learned at a Business Accelerator

One of the most attractive reasons for a startup to participate in a business growth program is the expert guidance. Here is an inside look at some of the most common -- and best -- advice they get.
Technology

The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.

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