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Sam Altman: We’re Increasing Efforts to Recruit More Black Entrepreneurs Into Y Combinator

By | Sep 2, 2014 at 3:06 pm

Last Friday, Y Combinator president Sam Altman said that the seed accelerator will be greatly increasing efforts to recruit more black entrepreneurs through their program. Y Combinator recently opened up the application process for its 2015 Winter class of startups, and Altman said that they’re…

Entrepreneur

Boulder

Nicole Glaros of TechStars Boulder on Entrepreneurship and Gaps in Tech

By | Nov 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Nicole Glaros, Director at TechStars in Boulder, stopped by our Tech Cocktail Delivering Happiness at SXSW tour last March to talk about entrepreneurship. If you are not familiar with TechStars and are in the very beginning stages of your startup, check them out.  They…

Incubators

San Francisco

Rock Health Rocks Out With Class of 2011

By | Jul 11, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Riding the trend wave of seed accelerators, San Francisco-based accelerator Rock Health has named 8 of the 11 startups in its inaugural 2011 class.  Rock Health focuses on startups that create health-related mobile and web applications. By bringing together the brightest minds in technology…

Incubator

New Orleans

Launchpad Ignition Blasts Off First New Orleans Startup Class

By | May 6, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Startup accelerator programs have been spreading like wildfire over the last few years. We have been covering them since 2007 as TechStars launched in Boulder, Colorado to emulate Paul Graham and Jessica Livingston’s Y Combinator model. Since then we’ve seen TechStars expand to other…

Entrepreneur

Top 15 U.S. Startup Accelerators & Incubators Ranked; TechStars, Y Combinator Top Rankings

By | May 2, 2011 at 9:58 am

There are a number of startup accelerator and incubator programs in the United States. We are fans of these programs (not to be confused with pure co-working spaces) as they offer entrepreneurs a way to spend a few months laser focused on a single…

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