Incubators

4 Ways Higher Education Ushers in the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The incredible success that entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs were able to have without completing higher education programs established a sentiment that earning your degree might not be necessary to make it big in the startup world. Although schooling has always been…

Incubators

Washington D.C.

1776 Announces 20 Startup Programs to Join UNION Network

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm

With roots in Washington D.C., the global incubator 1776 helps startups by providing connections, insights, and tools to help give companies the boost they need to drive massive scale revenue growth. Through UNION, a global digital network and platform that catalyzes innovation by uniting startup ecosystems…

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NYC

Affordable Housing Unit with Tech Incubator Comes to Silicon Harlem

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For the past 4 years, Silicon Harlem has worked towards making Harlem the tech destination for startups in New York City while building up the local population. The area has established coworking spaces, gained gigabit infrastructure, secured investment capital for startups, and hosted monthly entrepreneur meetups….

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DC

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour Comes to D.C.

By | Oct 28, 2015 at 11:12 pm

We’re proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. We’ve talked about the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour for the past couple of weeks. The tour is visiting…

Incubators

NYC Media Lab Launches Program to Fund Notable Media Startups

By | Sep 28, 2015 at 12:30 pm

NYC Media Lab, a consortium of New York City university and major media and tech companies, announced the launch of a new program called Combine – an initiative aimed at supporting and growing high-potential media startups from faculty and students at the city’s universities….

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Chicago

Roniin Connects Experienced Entrepreneurs with New Blood

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Paul Lee is an experienced entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He spent years investing in startups as a General Partner at Lightbank, and sat on the board of directors of many of them. All of this experience led him to do what comes naturally to…

Incubators

Baltimore

Big Ideas Coming out of UMD’s Startup Shell Incubator

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

The University of Maryland is part of the reason that Maryland, as a state, is producing some really innovative entrepreneurial talent. Their student-run incubator and co-working space Startup Shell (shell, because the UMD mascot is the Terrapin -very clever, guys), which opened in 2012, is home to…

Coworking spaces

Dallas

Coworking Space for Women-Only Opens in Dallas [PHOTOS]

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Last Friday, an incubator and coworking space for women only launched in downtown Dallas called The Kaleidoscope for Her. The space will host events and courses for women, including one-month, two-month, and four-month programs to help them test their business ideas, get them off…

Incubators

Philadelphia

DreamIt Ventures Kicks Off Its Program for Women

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm

This week, startup accelerator DreamIt Ventures kicked off its Winter 2015 class in Philadelphia and the first run of its accelerator for women, DreamIt Athena. Announced in November, DreamIt Athena is a special program for women-led startups. Companies selected join the regular DreamIt cohort…

Breaking News

DC

Data Transparency: What Can It Do For Us?

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

Professionals from the tech, business, and government industries will convene on January 23rd and 24th at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC for Collaborate, an event aimed at educating participants on the implications of open data. Among those attending…

Accelerator

Dallas

Seed Sumo Doubles Funding For Startup Class of 2015

By | Jan 13, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Seed Sumo, an international startup accelerator, announced today that they will be accepting applications from startups for its 2015 program. Seed Sumo is looking to accept up to 10 startups, and it has increased overall program funding to $50,000, which is $30,000 more from last…

Accelerator

The Top 30 Startup Accelerators Ranked

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 11:00 am

Startup accelerators have been around for almost 10 years now, and the landscape is starting to change. We’re seeing more and more international accelerators, as well as programs for niche industries and niche demographics. In Accelerate: Founder Insights into Accelerator Programs, authors Luke Deering,…

Accelerator

San Francisco

One Reason Y Combinator Doesn’t Have More Women Founders

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 9:00 am

In March, Y Combinator president Sam Altman asked the Twittersphere what YC could do to encourage more women to start companies. Last week, Women.com CEO and Y Combinator grad Susan Johnson indirectly provided an answer with her Medium post, “Y Combinator + Being a Mom.”…

Accelerator

Austin

Calling All Austin, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis Entrepreneurs – Get Quoted in Tech Cocktail

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm

We’ve heard a lot about what accelerators can do for an individual startup. A product that’s doomed to failure suddenly becomes something with great potential. A pitch wows investors at demo day and attracts promises of big checks right on the spot. A startup is…