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Berlin

Berlin Welcomes Techstars METRO Accelerator

By | Feb 11, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Coming hot on the heels of Techstars‘ launch of Techstars Berlin, the crew today they announced that they’ll be opening a hospitality-focused accelerator based in Berlin. The city has a fast-growing ecosystem for entrepreneurs, and the Techstars METRO Accelerator will help play a role in…

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Check Out This Yelp for Accelerators Before Submitting That Application

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm

In case you missed it, at the end of 2014 we published our City Accelerator Report, which looked at how certain accelerators have impacted the growth of startup ecosystems from Austin, TX and Detroit, MI, to St. Louis, MO and Pittsburgh, PA. In it,…

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Today is the Deadline for Microsoft Ventures Digital Work Accelerator

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 5:31 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle. Check out the full content series here! The team from the Digital Work Accelerator has been traveling across the country to conduct pitch events and information sessions to help startups apply…

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Microsoft Ventures: What to Expect at the Accelerator

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle. Check out the full content series here! The team from the Digital Work Accelerator has been traveling across the country to conduct pitch events and information sessions to help startups apply…

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Denver

Galvanize Hosts Inaugural Colorado Demo Day

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Today Galvanize, the Denver based accelerator, held its inaugural Colorado Demo Day on its Golden Triangle Campus. It’s being billed as a unique opportunity for investors, press, and the public to rub shoulders with the local founders, 50 percent of whom are female. “While…

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St. Louis

Apply by February 6 for the SixThirty Accelerator!

By | Jan 28, 2015 at 7:00 am

Jim McKelvey’s SixThirty financial tech accelerator program is currently accepting applications for their next class of startups through February 6, 2015. SixThirty will accept up to five startups in both its fall and spring classes, and the current selections will most likely be made…

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Chicago

Microsoft Ventures Asks: What Makes Your City Special?

By | Jan 27, 2015 at 4:30 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full content series here! The team from the Digital Work Accelerator has been traveling across the country to conduct pitch events and information sessions to help startups apply to…

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Microsoft Ventures Accelerates Implementation for Startups

By | Jan 26, 2015 at 11:00 am

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle. See the full content series here! The team from the Digital Work Accelerator has been traveling across the country to conduct pitch events and information sessions to help startups apply…

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St. Louis

Prosper Announces Inaugural, Female-Led Startup Class

By | Jan 23, 2015 at 6:30 pm

The St. Louis-based Prosper Capital was one of the first accelerators in the country designed exclusively to help women raise the capital needed to get their startups moving towards success. To date more than 220 female entrepreneurs have applied for the $50,000 investment award….

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Microsoft Ventures: Change the Way we Work

By | Jan 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle. Tonight, in Chicago, join the team from their Digital Work Accelerator to get more information about the program. See the full content series here! Startups everywhere are looking to solve…

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Dallas

Tech Wildcatters Launches Corporate Innovation Network

By | Jan 22, 2015 at 8:00 am

This week Tech Wildcatters, the Dallas based, world’s-best B2B accelerator, announced the first members to join their Corporate Innovation Network. The exclusive network was created by Gabriella Draney, cofounder and Managing Partner, in an effort to better connect the early adopters of corporate America…

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Microsoft Ventures: Make the Most of Startup Mentors

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle. Tonight, in Palo Alto, join the team from their Digital Work Accelerator to get more information about the program. Read the full content series here! One of the most significant…

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Y Combinator’s 22 Most Fund-Worthy Startup Ideas [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 7:00 am

In September of last year, Y Combinator published its “Requests for Startups” – a list of startup ideas that the accelerator believes are the most worthy of funds and support. It was written a month prior to the application due date for its Winter 2015…

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Digital Work Accelerator Event Doubles as Pitch Practice

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 4:30 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle and the information sessions they have scheduled for the month of January! Coming up with an idea is easy, but developing it into a startup is hard. And…

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Microsoft Ventures Accelerator: Diversity in Seattle

By | Jan 19, 2015 at 4:23 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle and the information sessions they have scheduled for the month of January! Read the full series of stories here! Microsoft Ventures is looking to reinvent the way Microsoft…

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Kansas City

SparkLabKC Accelerator Announces 10 New Startups

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm

This week, Kansas City accelerator SparkLabKC welcomed its third class of startups into their new downtown workspace. SparkLabKC is a three-month accelerator that offers startups up to $18,000 in funding, mentorship, free office space, and other services. The program culminates with a demo day in April….

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San Diego

Qualcomm, Techstars Announce Joint Robotics Accelerator

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 8:00 am

The San Diego-based technology powerhouse Qualcomm recently announced that they would be opening the Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator powered by Techstars. The program is a four-month, mentorship-driven startup accelerator aimed to accelerate the development of the next generation of robotics and intelligent machines. “We have already…