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All About Startup Accelerators & Incubators

By Martin at September 3, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment

All About Startup Accelerators & Incubators

One of the reasons that now is the time to be an entrepreneur is the explosion of startup assistance organizations, usually called incubators or accelerators. According to the National Business Incubator Association (NBIA), there are over 7,000 of these locations worldwide, and even new online versions like Pitchswagspringing up here and there. Most of these are more...

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Lessons For Entrepreneurs To Learn From Good Incubators

By Martin at March 31, 2014 | 8:07 am | 0 Comment

Lessons For Entrepreneurs To Learn From Good Incubators

More and more entrepreneurs are hearing about the successful graduates and investors queued behind a few well-known startup incubators, including Y Combinator, TechStars, and the Founder Institute. They dream of appearing at the door, with their idea on the back of a napkin, and popping out a few months later with investor money to burn. The reality is far more...

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Why Investors & Incubators Need To Look At Pre-Incubation?

By Guest Post at August 3, 2011 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment

Why Investors & Incubators Need To Look At Pre-Incubation?

Why Investors & Incubators Need To Look At Pre-Incubation This week, I’ve had several meetings with venture funds, incubators, corporate accelerators and other significant players in the startup eco-system. One theme seems to come up over and again, especially from geographies outside Silicon Valley: lack of a reliable pipeline of deals. On July 1, 2006, more...

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