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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…



Excelerate Labs Announces Ten Startups To It’s 2011 Incubator

By | Apr 28, 2011 at 12:46 am

In it’s second year, the Chicago startup accelerator Excelerate Labs has just announced its new class. The program runs from June to September and offers $15K to $20K in funding and mentorship throughout the summer months. Last year, Excelerate Labs launched ten startups as…



TechStars NYC: An Interview With David Tisch and David Cohen

By | Apr 14, 2011 at 9:39 am

TechStars the seed accelerator and startup incubator that got it’s start in Boulder, Colorado in 2007, has been expanding like mad. They have now taken on branches in Boulder, Boston, Seattle and most recently New York. TechStars also made big news earlier this year…


San Francisco

I/O Ventures Incubates Six Silicon Valley Startups

By | Oct 18, 2010 at 11:59 am

This past week, we saw the first round of six startups launch out of the I/O Ventures incubator program in San Francisco. The incubator offers a four month program to help entrepreneurs launch a product and create a business. It invests up to $25,000…



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…