A Video Recap of Excelerate Labs Demo Day

By | Oct 14, 2010 at 1:12 pm

This past summer Chicago-based Excelerate Labs incubated its first class of ten early-stage startups. We were on hand to cover the demo day event in August. This week, Excelerate Labs released a short video recap from demo day created by Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts…



Five Austin Startups Launch at Capital Factory

By | Sep 9, 2010 at 12:41 am

Today in Austin, Texas five companies launched as part of the Capital Factory startup accelerator program. The program, which was founded in 2009 by Joshua Baer, an email marketing pioneer and founder of OtherInbox, Sam Decker, Chief Marketing Officer at Bazaarvoice, and Bryan Menell,…



10 Startups Launch in Chicago at Excelerate Labs

By | Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm

Excelerate Labs, Chicago’s new tech startup incubator, debuted their first group of graduates today. Modeled after Brad Feld’s and David Cohen’s incubator, TechStars, the Chicago management team spent time with the Colorado group to ensure they had the right approach and then Sam Yagan, …



DreamIt Ventures Incubates 14 Startups in 2010

By | Aug 12, 2010 at 3:45 pm

We are in Philadelphia this week, the land of independence, where the startup incubator DreamIt Ventures is showcasing fourteen new startups this year. In their third year, the DreamIt Ventures demo day was kicked off by program managing partners Kerry Rupp, Steven Welch, Michael…



TechStars Boulder Launches 11 More Startups

By | Aug 7, 2010 at 4:52 pm

This past week the TechStars startup incubator based in Boulder, Colorado launched another class of startups. Interestingly, of the twenty-four startups that have been a part of the TechStars program over the years, six have been acquired. We’ve hosted a few TECH cocktail Boulder…



15 Startups Rise from the Summer Venture Program at Babson College

By | Aug 1, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Last week, fifteen teams comprised of Babson College undergraduates, MBA students and recent alums finished up ten weeks of strategy, mentoring, and business development at Babson’s Summer Venture Program. The program provides participants with an entrepreneurial community and support, including work space, mentors, peer…



Excelerate Chicago Incubator Reveals 2010 Startups

By | May 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm

With summer right around the corner, the Excelerate, Chicago startup incubator, has announced its first class of startup companies to receive funding. This year they supported ten startups which mostly consist of web and mobile based businesses. There is one outlier in the solar…



Six Startups Launch from Alpha Labs Pittsburgh Startup Incubator

By | Oct 15, 2009 at 12:51 pm

Yesterday was the demo day for another startup incubator, this time it’s in Pittsburgh. Yes the “Steel City” has more than just steel these days, as six new start-up companies showed off their stuff as part of the Alpha Lab extensive six-month start-up business…