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

VC Cafe

The New York Times is launching a new startup accelerator, TimeSpace, a 4 month program taking in early stage media startups into the NYT Headquarters.

Book: Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community

Feld Thoughts

On Digital Sabbath #5, I read  Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community. I got through half of it on my flight home from New York on Saturday morning; the balance laying on the couch next to Amy on Saturday evening. If you are involved in the New York startup community, this is a must read book.

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%.

New York City Accelerators, Incubators, and Coworking Spaces

Mark Birch

So without further ado, here is the Official NYC Accelerators, Incubators, Coworking 2.0 DMC Advanced Biotechnology Incubator - [link].

Silicon Valley, New York, Tel Aviv: Here's the World's Start-up Hubs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new report reveals that Silicon Valley outpaces all other start-up ecosystems but cities around the world are catching up.

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).

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.

How to Get World Class Experts to Support Your Company

David Teten

That could be a VC trying to diligence a space they don’t know well or a Fortune 500 company trying to expand into a new market. Who are they?

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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Circle Media Merges with New York-based S3i Digital


Circle Media, based in Austin, announced that it has merged with S3i Digital, based in New York. Austin

New Incubator Focuses on Female Founders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Tech incubators, such as Y Combinator and TechStars, graduate astonishingly low rates of woman-run companies. Issie Lapowsky spoke with Hoey.

Women 2.0's Founder Labs Expands to New York City


announced today that, thanks to its success, its Founder Labs pre-incubator program will become its own, separate organization. Women 2.0

What's the Future of Small Business in New York City?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New York City is home to more than 200,000 small businesses. What do the next four years hold? In fact, a run-off is highly likely.

How the New York City innovation community can still lose (and what you can do about it)

This is going to be BIG.

remember hearing that a New York City venture fund was raising money in 2004 and almost skipping the meeting, because New York wasn’t a viable place to deploy that much capital—it was a small blip in the past. From an infrastructure perspective, we’re a lot better off than we were before.

The reality of Profitably raising money from angels and VCs in New York

David Teten

Adam was one of our star students from the first class in New York, when Profitably was just Adam, a Powerpoint, and a really amazing domain name. Adam Neary wrote an unusually open post about his experience raising $1.1m for Profitably , a provider of small business analytics. Disclosure: I’m a Mentor for Founder Institute.

Ecosystem + Incubator = Startup "Ecobator" NestGSV


Ecosystm + Incubator = Ecobator. That really differentiates us from any other accelerator or incubator out there.”. well, you know.

[Seoul] Serviced Office Cum Business Incubator WAHA Offices Opens New Location


That’s why we want to be in key locations, including London, New York and San Francisco in the short-term.

Detroit's Green Garage: Not Your Average Start-Up Incubator

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This incubator aims to cultivate start-ups' business ideas carefully. and for as long as it takes. “They need to have an elevator pitch.

White Tigers in the Chains of Fear

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I just finished reading a wonderful novel, The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga. It’s a brisk story told in first person by a young Indian entrepreneur.  I won’t say much more about the story, but it’s a good one, and deserving of the accolades and prizes its received. Perfect airplane reading, and, it has me [.].

Ecosystem + Incubator = Startup "Ecobator" NestGSV


Ecosystm + Incubator = Ecobator. That really differentiates us from any other accelerator or incubator out there.”. well, you know.

10 random online resources for Entrepreneurs (2010 version)

crowdSPRING Blog

My favorite business section of any newspaper is the one I read daily in The New York Times. This is what I get when I read Paul Graham.

What's New York City's Secret to Fostering a Tech Startup Boom?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But recently New York City’s tech/information economy has flourished--especially in the city''s most diverse borough, Brooklyn.

Incubator Focuses on Founders First, Then Companies

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Some incubators and accelerators focus on creating great companies. How does that differ from other accelerator and incubator programs?

Startup Accelerators are Entrepreneur Boot Camps


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).

Hacking Innovation Education in New York

This is going to be BIG.

We spend way too much time, particularly in and around the New York area, teaching fundraising versus company or product building. They didn’t wait until their universities hired a director of this new program. Business plan competitions are the air guitar championships of the startup world. ” It’s true.

So You Want to Start a Startup Accelerator…

Instigator Blog

Everywhere you turn there’s a new startup accelerator launching. How baked do they need to be in order to be on solid footing and raise follow-on capital? I’d argue that in places other than Silicon Valley and New York, startups need more baking. Startup Accelerators incubation startup accelerators year one labs

Win the Talent War - VCball


VCball. A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship. Last night I attended a dinner hosted by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (aka NYCEDC) hosted by Deputy Mayor Robert Steel and Head of the Center for Economic Transformation Steven Strauss. 

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? Make your mark in new markets. Think big.

Startup Accelerators are Entrepreneur Boot Camps

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). Incubators I hear mentioned most often include YCombinator , led by Paul Graham in Silicon Valley, and TechStars , located in Boston, Boulder, New York City, and Seattle. billion.

Innovating in New York City


Innovating in New York City Last week I wrote about speaking at the NYC Lean Startup Meetup.  Like most things, New York City is such a massive and diverse place that it's easy to "get lost in the crowd," and there's a lot going on.  So startups don't tend to get the same level of social buzz that they do in Silicon Valley. 

Launch of the DUMBO Incubator

Mark Birch

nycdigital : The new city-sponsored DUMBO Incubator  for technology startup businesses in Brooklyn held an Open House on December 15, 2011.

24/7 Entrepreneur Education Takes U of Utah to Next Level

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

New $45 million facility will allow students to live, build prototypes and launch companies in the same place. Blog & Grow

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

Steve Blank

Torch has four major parts:  Innovation Clusters , Technology Business Incubators (TBIs), Seed Funding (Innofund) and Venture Guiding Fund.

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The Buffalo Bet

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Winners also receive space in the 43North incubator, mentorship and access to START-UP NY, which allows companies to operate free of New York State taxes for 10 years. But we are in a new era, one defined by technology, and Buffalo wants a part of that. Part of this bet is the $5mm startup challenge called 43North.

WHERE DO STARTUPS WORK IN NYC? The explosion in co-working and.

Mark Birch

Today, there are over 100 co-working spaces in the City including incubator and accelerator programs with even more on the way. 

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.

City Made: Why NYC Is A Great Place To Be An Entrepreneur

View from Seed

New York City is a tremendous place to be an entrepreneur. New York, it was an adult portion. It was an adult dose.

The Business Insider Interview

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Who some of the rising VC stars in New York tech are right now. Why the New York tech scene has seen better days. FW: No.

Open Angel Forum and The Amazing Disappearing Funding Gap in New York City

This is going to be BIG.

About a year and a half ago, I wrote that New York needed more dedicated early stage capital. First Round Capital makes 11 new investments in NYC, hires me to be here fulltime, and announces a new NYC office in Union Square. Roger Ehrenberg is announces a new $25 million fund. The Lerers raise a $7 million fund.

8 Secrets To Pushing Your Startup Ahead Of The Crowd

Startup Professionals Musings

Over 500,000 new businesses were created last year, or about one per minute of every day. Just make sure you can fill in all the details.