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Boulder

Startups Need to Be Tactical When Partnering With Corporations

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Joining a corporate accelerator or partnering with a corporation may be the direction you want to go. But it’s important to understand the behind-the-scenes, expectations and perspectives of the corporate partner before you jump in.  In this article, Dave Drach, VP …

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Denver

Techstars Partners with The Nature Conservancy for New Eco Accelerator

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 7:15 am

According to the United Nations, less than 3 per cent of the world’s water is fresh (drinkable), households consume 29 per cent of global energy and consequently contribute to 21 per cent of resultant CO2 emissions, and 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted every…

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Milwaukee

8 Incubators From Around the Country You Might Not Have Heard of Before

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Here at TechCo, we’ve done plenty of lists rounding up the most impressive incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces in plenty of major cities and across a variety of sectors, from the best healthcare accelerators to a collection of the top women-only coworking …

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Maine

Maine-Based Top Gun Accelerator Receives Expansion Grant

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

The Top Gun accelerator, launched by The Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED), has received a $50,000 grant to expand program to Brunswick next year, and to Waterville in 2019. The grant comes from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2017 Growth Accelerator …

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Tampa

Meet the 13 Diverse Startups in Tampa Bay Wave’s Accelerator Cohort

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 10:50 am

Diversity in a startup ecosystem is always good for business. In addition to providing a given startup ecosystem with an influx of unique ideas, it also supports the community in a way that begets more activity across the board. Fortunately, one Tampa Bay-based startup…

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Maine

Maine’s Largest Hospital Launches Internal Health Tech Accelerator

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

Maine Medical Center, Maine’s largest hospital, is investing in their employees and giving them a chance to act on their innovative ideas that could transform healthcare. The Innovation Cohort is the hospital’s internal startup accelerator for physicians and other …

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India

Techstars Expands Startup Opportunities in India

By | Nov 23, 2017 at 3:50 pm

India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has been a boom cycle. According to CBS News, India has been a trajectory of new startups out of the need to create jobs for themselves. There has been “more than 65 percent of the population under 35 years of age…

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Toronto

Techstars New Toronto Accelerator to Focus on AI and Fintech

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Toronto, much like Canada, is having a growth spurt. Converging factors are happening in Toronto, and it’s great for tech startups. Techstars is proud to be a designated entity for Canada’s Start-up Visa Program, a movement that encourages immigrant founders to build their …

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Maine

Scratchpad Accelerator Announces New Female-Led Startups

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 7:15 am

Scratchpad Accelerator, a Maine-based female-focused accelerator, has announced the four companies that will take part in its first entrepreneurial-training program. The four startups will be: True North Beauty (Milo, Maine) a skincare products company. Herbal …

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Richmond

Why Richmond Virginia Is Attracting Startups to Local Accelerators

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 7:15 am

A lot of people characterize Richmond as a big city with a small town feel. That statement could not be more true of the startup community in Richmond. Richmond is home to a lot of disruptive, innovative, and successful high growth startups. Many of…

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Austin

Techstars Launches New Accelerator Dedicated to Social Good

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 8:30 am

There are founders who start their day with a mission to do good and solve the most pressing social and environmental issues facing the world today. In response to the increase in socially conscious startups launching around the world, Techstars launched Techstars Impact …

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7 Leadership Lessons You’ll Learn at Techstars

By | Oct 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In November 2015, we embarked on our three-and-half-month journey to the accelerator. I hope to share what I learned from Techstars so that other teams from around the world could better understand what you’ll take away when you’re done. Here were the seven lessons…

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Miami

Every Major Miami Accelerator and Incubator, Listed

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 10:50 am

The city of Miami is seeing more and more startups, from socially oriented gems to civic journalism. Coworking spaces are blossoming, too, as a solid indicator of future potential. One problem? Miami tech stars are still fighting an issue common to burgeoning tech ecosystems:…

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Boulder

10 Reasons Why You’re Ready to Join an Accelerator

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Some people say that accelerators are only good for the companies that didn’t yet raise financing. They argue that if the company has raised capital, then it’s too far along for an accelerator and wouldn’t benefit from it. My take is different — none…