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The Government Starts an Incubator: The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps

Steve Blank

They launched an incubator for the top scientists and engineers in the U.S. The I-Corps Incubator Program. Your Country Needs You.

Why Everyone's an Incubator Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From Microsoft to PayPal, it seems every day another business launches an incubator. These days, it seems, there's an incubator for everything.

The Startup Factories, How Incubators Are Shaping Entrepreneurs [Report]

VC Cafe

Startup incubators have grown in double digits in the last couple of years. The opportunity. Criticisms of the model.

WP Engine Opens an Office at Geekdom in San Antonio


By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News WP Engine, founded in 2010 at Capital Factory, has 150 employees in Austin and it’s hiring. And WP Engine has just opened a San Antonio office at Geekdom, a technology incubator and coworking […] The post WP Engine Opens an Office at Geekdom in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

Episode 8: Charlie’s Bcast Email, Startup Incubators, and 10 Reasons Why Startups Fail | The Bcast

Up and Running

Peter and Jonathan discuss startup incubators, and our guest Caroline talks to us about the “F” word and 10 reasons why startups fail.

Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering?

Both Sides of the Table

This time I thought I’d try and address engineering talent. The VP Engineering aspires to manage teams. Most often they are not.

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Search Engine Optimization Using The Long Tail, The Ultradian Rhythm For Productivity And The One Thing Startups Should Focus On by Yaro Starak

We recorded this podcast at 10:30PM local time Monday night, after Walter had his first full day at the Startmate Incubator in Sydney.

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AppDirect’s Developer Incubator aims to help engineers become entrepreneurs through apprenticeship

The Next Web

We not only want to work with great engineers, but also enable them to make the jump from developer to entrepreneur.”


Incubator Funding Documents Should Be Easy

The Startup Lawyer

Other times complexity can be chalked up to “deal over-engineering.” ” Some incubators are guilty […]. Documents in the startup ecosystem evolve. For example, convertible note documents are more complex now compared to 5 years ago (e.g., price caps and price cap regulators). Startup Issues

Want to Know Difference Between a CTO and a VP of Engineering?

Want to Know Difference Between a CTO and a VP of Engineering? This time I thought I’d try and address engineering talent. Simple.

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Bill Gross IdeaLabs a different kind of incubator

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Bill started IdeaLabs in 1996 , long before the idea of startup incubators was popular. Bill has started 75 companies, and wants to start more.

Yan Engines Closes on $2 million in Funding


Yan Engines, a recent graduate of the Austin Technology Incubator, has closed on $2 million in funding. The company has also developed a fuel efficient car engine and landed a contract to create a truck engine for the U.S. Yan Engines recently graduated from ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator. military.

Fast Company’s Brainstorming Fail

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Techy types, particularly engineers, tend to be introverts. Incubation needs to happen if you want breakthrough ideas. Here we go again.

Latvian-Norwegian Green incubator launched and taking in new startups


This July Green Innovation Incubation Centre (GIIC) was launched in Riga. In total, 21 ideas were admitted to the first batch this July. enko (?ekava):

VIRES Engineering: Revolutionizing Power of All Kinds

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When it comes to ambition, the seven (yes, seven) founders of VIRES Engineering, a start-up out of University of California Berkeley, may be unrivaled.

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A New Campus for Budding Engineers and Entrepreneurs in New York

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The " master plan " campus will include classrooms, laboratories, group work spaces, lecture halls, and a startup incubator.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Investors And 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.

Houston, We Have Acceleration

Startup Houston

lamented my friend’s woes to a colleague who told me that Houston Technology Center [HTC] was launching a new incubator project at JSC. John E.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Incubators Are Reaching Out To 1M/1M


In the Q&A, Bill Gordon introduced himself as one of the principals of the Stamford Innovation Center, an incubator being formed in Connecticut.

VC/Startups Internship: Machine Learning Engineer @Z80Labs

Steve Poland

Z80 Labs is hiring a Machine Learning Engineer Intern to build the early, key pieces of an internal tool that will uncover information to find startups we want to invest in. Work alongside 25 other startups at the Z80 Labs and 43 North incubator. Tweet Note: This position is part-time, unpaid and starts immediately in Buffalo, NY.

You’ve graduated from the incubator cocoon… now what?

The Next Web

In life out of the incubator or accelerator bubble, why do most of these bright start-ups fail? But what about the remaining 99%? Think big. | David Shen's Blogs | Incubators Should Force Their.


Incubators Should Force Their Startups to Get Paying Customers. originally titled, "Forcing Incubator Companies to Get Paying Customers".changed It was a graduate level class which was the first incubator class offered by the design school (a.k.a. Every other incubator program does similarly to its crop of startups.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: 1M/1M and Incubators - What We Have Learned


During today's roundtable, we worked with two entrepreneurs and also had a segment on our yearlong engagement with incubators around the world.

Urban Arts Entrepreneur, Matthew Kwatinetz: “Culture as an engine for Cities.”

Grade A Entrepreneurs

So he decided to create a business incubator for arts and entertainment groups, uniting his passion for business and the arts. And he did both.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: 1M/1M Announces Partnership With MAD Incubator, Malaysia


This, we believe, will create a strong downstream deal flow for all of you - incubators, angel investors, and VCs. Sponsor. ISA Innovation.

A Crash Course In Startup Labs: What Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs To Know


In a landscape that also features incubators and accelerators, Startup Labs are creating an industry of their own. The solution: Startup Labs.

A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive I recently met with The Hive a new incubator in Orange County. Where LinkedIn Works for Me A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive About this Blog Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: VCs, Angels, Incubators, Accelerators - What Are You Doing With Your Rejects?


I'd like to hear from venture capitalists, angel investors, incubators, and accelerators on this topic. Sponsor. His firm invests in four.

Springboard 2.0 - the accidental incubator grows up

Business of Software Blog

We called it the accidental incubator – we’d offered free desk space to a handful of interesting people and we figured that we might as well formalise it into an incubator. Jon Bradford , who ran the Difference Engine incubator in the North East, is running it now. Last year, Red Gate ran Springboard. In true version v 1.0,

China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

This post is about the how the Chinese government engineered technology clusters. Technology Business Incubators (TBIs). Lessons Learned.

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OwlSpark – A Rice University Accelerator Started By Students, For Students

Startup Houston

McLendon , Rice University, the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership , the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship , the George R.

Incubators vs BSchool | Forbes Weighs In

Campus Entrepreneurship

For highly technical startups, engineering, biology, physics, and other hard sciences offer tremendous learning opportunities that firm focused efforts can. Applying to a so-called startup incubator may be a far better option than business school. via Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School – Forbes.

Thoughts on Spanish Startups from La Red Innova 2011

VC Cafe

More and more incubators are popping up, students are participating in business plan competitions, and actively look to get involved with startups.

Exit Engineering - DShen's Blogs


Exit Engineering. But almost never talk about exit engineering. think that exit engineering is both a science and a skill, some learnable and some not so easy to just "learn". Great exit engineers will meet with folks regularly and subtlely steer people to want one of their startups and it could take a long time. Search.

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Steve Blank

Academics, consultants, incubators. Should the corporation invest, invent, incubate, or acquire? How do you staff it? In what order?

Imagine K12 Launches a New Incubator for Ed-Tech Startups


A new incubator program, Imagine K12 , launched today in Palo Alto aimed specifically at building entrepreneurship in the education space.

PA Fund Makes Its First Investment in Nevados Engineering

Ask the Angels

The Fund invested an additional $75K in Nevados Engineering, a clean tech company whose solar single-axis-tracker enables ground-based installation on virtually any terrain; improving on solar project economics. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative. The Fund was formed in May of this year with a total investment of $1.3 Tweet Tweet.

Incubators - hot or not?


WSJ India Chief Mentor has an interesting article on incubators being an important engine of growth of entrepreneurship. Incubators have been known before to have an adverse selection problem. Simply stated, if an entrepreneur has an option to either get cash investment or incubator support, what are they likely to choose.

Is This Startup Ready For Investment?

Steve Blank

Other than measuring engineering progress, there’s no standard language to communicate progress. —-. Or watch the video here.).

On Building RED Labs

Startup Houston

We have the most engineers in the country, but they rarely create or join startups. Education Featured Incubators Universities RED Labs