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India

6 B2B Startups Joining NetApp’s First Accelerator Cohort

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 9:20 am

A little support can go a long way in the startup world. Fledgling companies are constantly in need of advice, mentorship, and most importantly, capital. Without help, a lot of these startups become one in a long line of failed companies that didn’t have…

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Cincinnati

9 Startups Joining UpTech’s Data-Driven Accelerator Cohort

By | Sep 5, 2017 at 10:50 am

Cincinnati is known for more than Skyline Chili. This city, nuzzled in the heart of Ohio, is a testament to what startups can do in a more supportive environment. With plenty of resources and a small enough ecosystem to make a real impact, entrepreneurs…

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Meet the 14 B2B Startups in Microsoft’s Next Accelerator Cohort

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Being part of a corporate accelerator is no easy feat. Between the thorough vetting process and the endless interviews, joining forces with a big corporation might seem like the last thing you want to do to grow your company. However, with endless resources and…

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Austin

Meet the 9 Startups in DivInc’s Diversity-Focused Accelerator Cohort

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Promoting diversity in the startup world is easier said than done. With diversity training having mixed results and companies coming under fire for approaching it incorrectly, developing a diverse workforce that is committed to progress and success can be a lot harder than you…

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Seattle

Meet the 9 Startups in Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator Program

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Amazon is poised to take over the world before the end of the week. Between industry expanding acquisitions and revolutionary tech coming out of the Seattle-based tech giant, there’s no telling how high Jeff Bezos and his creation can fly. And if you know…

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Boulder

Meet the 4 Startups in UpRamp’s Fiterator Accelerator Cohort

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Keeping an eye on the Colorado startup ecosystem has become a necessity for anyone that considers themselves an entrepreneurial buff. Between legal cannabis and supportive entrepreneurs, it’s only a matter of time before we start calling the Mile High City something like Silicon Mountain….

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St. Louis

7 Cleantech Companies Join St. Louis’ Newest Startup Accelerator

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being a big fish in a small pond is underrated, particularly in the entrepreneurial world. Sure, competing with the likes of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Jeff Bezos for funding in Silicon Valley might sound like fun, but enjoying a little communal support from…

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Puerto Rico

Meet the 14 Startups from Parallel18 Fueling the Puerto Rico Economy

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 9:20 am

When people think of innovative ideas and entrepreneurial endeavors, places like Silicon Valley and New York typically come to mind. With more startup funding than anywhere else, it stands to reason that might think these two cities were the only place in the world…

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Miami

Former Facebook, Google, and IBM Executives Have Cofounded an Accelerator

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Accelerators, while an integral piece of the startup puzzle, are a dime a dozen. With US cities making a bigger push for innovation, these purveyors of capital, mentorship, and other business resources have become a staple of startup ecosystems across the country. There are…

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30 Best Startup Accelerators in the US Ranked

By | Jun 6, 2017 at 3:50 pm

There’s no shame in getting a little bit of help, particularly when it comes to running a business. Sure, you can bootstrap a one-man company with no advice from seasoned entrepreneurs and a notable lack of experience yourself, but you know what’s going to happen?…

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The Vatican Will Soon Be Home to a Startup Accelerator

By | May 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Until recently, the Vatican hasn’t been very involved in the tech community. The matters of the soul and the most innovative products had rarely crossed paths, and Catholics around the world were more inclined to go to mass on Sunday than check their Facebook on…

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Cedar Rapids

Iowa’s First Tech Accelerator Launches Adult Coding Bootcamp

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 12:50 pm

In the heartland of America, Iowa is known for leading the nomination for the next president of the United State, as well as Hawkeye football, corn, and beef. What many may not know is that it’s also the center of a bubbling startup ecosystem….

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Memphis

Start Co. Helps Founders Through Startup Valley of Death [VIDEO]

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 11:05 am

A great idea can only get you so far. And not to sound like every coach, trainer and over-bearing parent you’ve ever had, but it takes discipline to turn a great idea into a great reality. After all, Michael Jordan didn’t think his way to…

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San Francisco

Meet AdHusky: Microsoft Ventures Alum from Palo Alto

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour is visiting 11 US cities to spread the word about their accelerator programs…

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Microsoft Ventures Is Coming to a City Near You

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Tech Cocktail is proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. You may have heard of Microsoft Ventures. It is a mentor-driven, no-dilution accelerator program with locations in seven cities…

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Alabama

From Fugitive to Mentor, John McAfee to Lead Startup Accelerator in Alabama

By | Feb 26, 2015 at 4:30 pm

John McAfee, the man behind McAfee anti-virus, is known in the tech scene as an eccentric genius. The Internet Security Pioneer created McAfee Associates, a maker of antivirus software eventually acquired by Intel in 2010 for $7.68 billion. McAfee has announced his partnership with Alabama’s Locomotive and Round…

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Las Vegas

The Mill Starts a New Accelerator in Downtown Vegas

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

If you live in Downtown Las Vegas, or if you’re affiliated with the tech ecosystem there, then you’ve most likely heard of The Mill. In 2014 The Mill was just a program operating out of the coworking space Work in Progress. Very green ideas…