Incubators

San Francisco

How to Accelerate Your Startup Through Y Combinator

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The key benefit of accelerators like Y Combinator (YC) is that they function almost like warp zones for companies. You enter an accelerator at a given stage of your company and will emerge three stages further along, irrespective of where your company started from. Companies in my…

Food

Chicago

The Hatchery to Open $30M Food and Beverage Incubator

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Starting a food business is one of the riskiest industries, but a new incubator in Chicago is aimed at easing founders into the industry. The Hatchery, a premier non-profit food and beverage business incubator, will be breaking ground on a new $30 million facility…

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Baltimore

Darius Graham of Social Innovation Lab: Debunking the Myths of Baltimore

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 7:15 am

Darius Graham is the Director of the Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at Johns Hopkins University and a startup ecosystem builder in Baltimore, MD. His focus at SIL is to provide mentorship and coaching to startups to help them reach their milestones. This time for…

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Cedar Rapids

Managing Director of Iowa Startup Accelerator on Rebuilding After a Natural Disaster

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 7:15 am

David Tominsky, Managing Director of the Iowa Startup Accelerator is an entrepreneurial force in the community. After a major flood in 2008, David grabbed a shovel and helped dig in to bring back the entrepreneurial spirit and build businesses in Cedar Rapids This time for…

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Boulder

How Accelerators Help Founders Develop Structured Accountability

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

While we know there is no one single entrepreneurship personality, many entrepreneurs start their own companies to get out of the grind of daily structure. But when it’s time to commit to an accelerator, they find themselves falling into a strict routine, tasks with deadlines,…

Incubators

Detroit

8 Michigan Incubators That Startups Need to Know

By | May 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the automotive hub of America, there is a post-recession comeback story in the state of Michigan with a fast growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. These incubators and accelerators spread throughout the state offer programs and support to budding founders and teams looking to build their…

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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…

Incubators

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…

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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…