Incubator

Study: University Incubators Might Not Be As Great As You’d Think

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 11:20 am

A new study recently released by Baylor University indicates that university-affiliated startup incubators might not be as helpful as they seem. In fact, they’re correlated with a drop in the quality of a university’s innovations rather than a boost in them. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal…

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How To Grow Your Startup Past the Incubator Stage

By | May 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm

While there’s some controversy on whether or not 90 percent of startups are actually bound to fail within their first year, there’s no doubt that there are some mistakes that early-stage startups can avoid to land (and stay) on the path to success. Incubators,…

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San Diego

Wrapify Wins Best Pitch at EvoNexus Fall 2015 Demo Day

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Every six months I get an invitation from the folks at EvoNexus to head up to the Rady School of Management at UCSD for their demo day. Honestly, it’s one of my favorite startup events to attend in San Diego for a number of reasons. Chief…

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San Diego

Golden Opportunity: EvoNexus Opens Applications

By | Aug 4, 2015 at 6:27 pm

Whenever anybody who’s new to the San Diego tech scene asks me what they should check out, without fail the first thing that comes to mind is EvoNexus. They always ask me why, and I always tell them: because EvoNexus is unlike any other…

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Beijing

SkyOcean: Creating an Incubator to Connect Asia to the World

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm

China, the country with the largest economy next to United States, certainly attracts many foreign investors from all over the world. With its rising economy for the past few years, there’s been a growing potential market in its Mainland considering the fact that it owns…

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San Francisco

Meet the Cast of Tim Draper’s “Startup U” on ABC

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Startup U, a new startup reality show featuring venture capitalist Tim Draper, is premiering on ABC Family on August 11 at 10 pm, the network announced recently. The plot? Ten students of entrepreneurship take part in a seven-week program at Draper University, learning from…

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DC

D.C.’s 1776 Announces Challenge Festival 2015

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 12:53 pm

The Washington, D.C.-based startup incubator 1776 announced this morning its plans for this year’s Challenge Festival 2015. Designed to be the culmination of the 1776 Challenge Cup competition, the week-long event will bring together business leaders, government officials, innovators, investors, and entrepreneurs from across…

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Boston

Final Showcase of Top Consumer Startups

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

For consumer-facing startups, there’s no larger validation than having consumers actually purchasing and using your products or services. Hence goes the primary premise behind Startup Rounds, a hybrid crowdfunding platform, startup incubator, and startup competition, which has just announced that January 27th will be the…

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NYC

1776’s Challenge Cup NY Competition Winners

By | Nov 21, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Last night, the Washington, D.C.-based startup incubator and seed fund 1776 teamed up with New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering to host the 1776 Challenge Cup 2015 New York regional competition. After hearing pitches from 38 startups in the fields of education, energy, health, and…

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DC

Founder Education through Disruption and Venture Hive

By | Nov 11, 2014 at 10:49 am

This morning, the Crystal City, Arlington, VA-based Disruption Corporation announced a partnership with Miami-based startup accelerator and incubator Venture Hive. The unique partnership is targeted at providing early-stage startup founders and investors with more opportunities and increased resources on how to grow and run successful companies. “In…

Business

The T-REX Incubator Gets a New Home in St. Louis

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 10:00 am

Have you ever wondered why the T-REX Incubator in St. Louis is named after a dinosaur? It actually has nothing to do with dinosaurs; it’s an acronym, and it stands for ‘Technology at the Railway Exchange Building’. That’s where the incubator first started out,…

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DC

1776’s Challenge Cup 2015 Competition Kicks Off in DC

By | Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Today, DC-based startup accelerator/incubator 1776 officially kicks off its Challenge Cup 2015 global competition. Forty startups are slated to compete at tonight’s pitch competition; each of which will represent one of four categories: health, education, cities, and energy. Tonight’s Challenge Cup DC competition will be the first of…

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NYC

DC’s 1776 Partners with NYU’s School of Engineering for Challenge Cup 2015

By | Oct 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm

DC’s startup incubator 1776 has just announced a partnership with New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering to host the Challenge Cup 2015 New York City regional competition. “We are pleased to bring the Challenge Cup back to New York and show the world…

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17 Things Only Accelerator Graduates Understand

By | Oct 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Accelerators are the entrepreneurial equivalent of band camp – away from reality, stuck with your peers for all hours of the day, putting up with dubious living and culinary conditions. But there’s no more tightly-knit group than the marching band kids, right? After finishing an…