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Every Startup Gains From An Incubator Or Accelerator

Startup Professionals Musings

Most incubators start their program with some aptitude and business acumen tests. accelerator entrepreneur incubator startup Y Combinator

Q&A with Business Incubator Co-founder Joe Maruschak

Up and Running

This is where incubators come in. Incubators were designed to fill the gap between knowledge and connections. Where do we go?”

Some Entrepreneurs Get Big Value From An Incubator

Startup Professionals Musings

According to the National Business Incubator Association (NBIA), there are currently over 1,900 members in over 60 nations. billion.

An Alternative Model for Startup Incubation

Instigator Blog

In thinking about alternative models for startup acceleration or incubation, I can’t help but ask the question, “What if the incubator owned 80% instead of 20% and the people working on the startup owned 20% instead of 80%? The incubator takes 80% and the employees/entrepreneurs/founders-to-be take 20%.

Cybersecurity Incubator Launches in San Antonio


The cybersecurity industry in San Antonio just got a major boost with the announcement Thursday of a new incubator, Build Sec Foundry. “San […] The post Cybersecurity Incubator Launches in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

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.

4 Critical Capabilities An Incubator Can Teach You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The days of the lonely geek toiling away in a garage or a coffee shop are fading.

Why startups are so hard to incubate within a corporation

Jeff Hilimire

The person that founded it was talking to a large corporation and was asked, why not build your incubator within our company? Urgency. Stress.

This Entrepreneur Has Built An Incubator for Networks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's really hard to describe this space in Manhattan's Lower East Side. It helps if you like to think about how networks permeate our lives

Shark Tank's Daymond John to Start an Incubator

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

the Fubu founder talked about his plans to open a startup incubator to help the next generation of entrepreneurs. In an interview with Inc.

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. This week we saw the results.

Accelerator vs. Incubator: What’s the Difference?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you’re interested in getting your start-up into an accelerator or incubator there’s no shortage of options.

Can bMuse's One-Man Incubator Keep the Ideas Coming?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Edo Segal has eliminated nearly every obstacle between dreaming up his ideas and making them happen. But how long can his magic last

Capital Factory Partners with Dublin Incubator at SXSW


went back home and started pitching Austin all […] The post Capital Factory Partners with Dublin Incubator at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Cian O’Cuilleanain, co-founder of Gravity Centres in Dublin, fell in love with SXSW three years ago when he first attended Interactive. Austi

InCube Labs Plans to Expand Into Manufacturing


In June 2010, InCube Labs announced its plan to open a branch facility in San Antonio. InCube Labs originated in Silicon Valley and saw San Antonio as an attractive location to establish a branch. “We could attract people […] The post InCube Labs Plans to Expand Into Manufacturing appeared first on SiliconHills.

How to Evaluate an Offer from a Startup Incubator

The Startup Lawyer

Great news — your startup just got accepted to an incubator! But before your startup signs up and cashes that $[XX,000] check, your startup’s co-founders should sit down and evaluate the incubator’s offer. Pre-money valuations startups receive from incubators are typically low…really low. Conclusion.

4 Ways to Change the 'Bro' Culture at Incubators and Accelerators

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's completely possible to build and run an inclusive incubator. But it doesn't happen by accident

The New York Times Launches TimeSpace, Its Own Startup Incubator/Accelerator

VC Cafe

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Google Reportedly Is Building an In-House Incubator for Its Employees

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Called "Area 120", the project will give employees the chance to pitch the tech giant for funding

Incubators vs. Accelerators


As I scanned through the launch  coverage I noticed many references to the program being an “incubator&#. There is a big difference between incubators and accelerators both in terms of experience and results (returns). When I first got into tech startups in the late nineties incubators were all the rage. The others?

Designing a Game Incubator

Instigator Blog

After writing several posts on startup accelerators and incubators , I received an email from Jason Della Rocca. game incubator/accelerator.

Investors Love Top Startup Incubator Graduates

Startup Professionals Musings

Business incubators for sharing services were all the rage back in the days of the dot-com bubble (700 for profit, many more non-profit).

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.

First Nordic Space Incubator Taking Off


Business Incubator Center Sweden is ESA’s Technology Transfer Programme Office (TTPO) initiative. Source: Depositphotos.

Top 10 Hot Incubators to Join in Silicon Valley

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Looking for an accelerator? Here are a few great ones you need to check out

3 College-Town Incubators to Watch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are three incubators to watch. Here are three other college-town incubators worth watching.

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.

Is an Incubator the Right Choice for Your Startup?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

So you''re considering joining an incubator. Why do you and your company need it and what are you willing to give the incubator so you can get its help Think hard.

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.

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.

3 Big Companies Launch Start-up Incubators

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Microsoft, PayPal, and Qualcomm have launched business incubators, giving life to a new batch of start-ups.

5 Ways to Vet an Incubator

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Not all incubators are created equal--and with more of them out there, you need to choose where you apply wisely. and Europe as reported by U.K.

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The Difference Between a Business Accelerator and a Business Incubator?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Business incubators mentor companies through childhood while business accelerators guide them through adolescence into adulthood.

From Accelerators to Venture Capital: What is best for your startup?


How To Fundraise Starting Your Company accelerators angel funding incubators venture capitalbillion in funding and created over 6,500 jobs.

When is The Right Time to Join an Accelerator or an Incubator?

Startup Noodle

How would you know when is the right time to join an accelerator or incubator? General Get an Advice accelerator fundraising Incubator It’s an interesting questions as there are times in my opinion you should AVOID that. Still, no all startups were created equal and there are exceptions.

What Founders Face On Pitch Day To Qualify For Startmate, Australia’s Premier Startup Incubator Program by Yaro Starak

In episode #9 of Everything Entrepreneurship , Walter talks about his experiences along with his startup partner Brett Geoghegan during a five hour long “pitch day” as a finalist to enter the Startmate incubator program in Sydney. Subscribe to this Podcast in iTunes.

Freescale’s Discovery Lab Incubating Big Ideas


The goal was to incubate big ideas and come up with next big thing. The lab brings […] The post Freescale’s Discovery Lab Incubating Big Ideas appeared first on SiliconHills. Big companies are looking at ways to make themselves more innovative. Freescale, in Austin, has done just that.

[Singapore] ACE Appoints 12 Funding, Incubation Partners


The partners that ACE is working with have a proven track record and the capabilities to identify, seed, and nurture differentiated start-ups.

Are Incubators Really Necessary for Startup Success?


But all the press also reinforces the feeling that every startup needs to go through an incubator in order to succeed. Incubators: Nice to Have.

Why Vertical Incubators Are More Interesting to Investors

Hunter Walker

According to AngelList there are 1,530 organizations listed as “ incubators.” Whether you want to call them incubators, accelerators or any other name, the template is pretty similar: fixed amount of time inside the program in exchange for equity (and sometimes a cash investment). Many (the majority?)