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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.

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.

Turn Your Company Into an Innovation Incubator

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In order to strike this balance, we are building a team that is both driven to create results and driven to incubate new businesses.

10 College Business Incubators We’re Most Excited About


Within the community, residents get access to co-ops, mentoring, courses, and always-on access to the incubator. enough to participate.

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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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.”


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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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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):

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.

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: 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.

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.

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. | 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.

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.

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.

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.

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,

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.

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

Mentors-Plus-Capital Programs – Intense Incubation

Startup Professionals Musings

By Jim Flowers A few months ago, Marty invited me to comment on business incubation and what a startup company ought to expect from an incubator.

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.

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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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?

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.).

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.

It’s Time to Play Moneyball: The Investment Readiness Level

Steve Blank

We now have the tools, technology and data to take incubators and accelerators to the next level. We think we can do better. Here’s how.

GoogleApps / Google App Engine: a year late? still impressive shit.

500 Hats

The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need.

"Down the hall, in a lab with incubators filled with clear plastic containers holding a pinkish."

Mark Birch

food burger food tech frankenmeat test tubes chemistry beef meat food engineering laboratory Could we start seeing the rise of lab-to-table restaurants around the corner? When plating, would it be too obvious to serve said burger on top of a Petri dish?