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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.

Why Facebook Clearly Belongs in the 10X Revenue Club

Brief disclosure, Benchmark Capital has a minority position in Facebook as a result of the acquisition of FriendFeed, a company that was incubated in our offices. Attached are my thoughts on the Facebook S-1 along with some quick stabs at valuation. thought it would be useful to look at Facebook using the scorecard from our [.].

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.

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.

A New Kind of Start-Up Incubator

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But Insight finally found an incubator niche, within medical devices, that it may be able to leverage to serve startups in a better way.

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.

What makes a good incubator? UBI Ranks the world's university-associated programs


The first factor is what kind of economic impact the incubator has on the local ecosystem. Have you been through an incubator?

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

The Next Web

Sacks says that most of its cash inflow is coming straight from revenue and the company is growing organically. But there are those that do. | David Shen's Blogs | Revenue or No Revenue: Stop.


Revenue or No Revenue: Stop Hating and Just Enjoy the Ride. Richard White CEO of Uservoice posted a great read entitled Revenue could be fatal: 3 reasons your startup should consider waiting. It makes sense that you should just build a company with real revenue. Revenue or No Revenue: Stop Hating and Just Enjoy the Ride.

1M/1M Announces Important Partnership With MAD Incubator, Malaysia


At this week’s One Million by One Million roundtable, we announced a very important  partnership with MAD Incubator, Malaysia for entrepreneurship development in the region. This is our first major partnership with an incubator whereby MAD will adopt the 1M/1M methodology to foster Silicon Valley–style technopreneurship in Malaysia.

The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation.

500 Hats

Memo to GOOG/YHOO/MSFT/AOL: How to Turn 500M email logins into Facebook Platform & Crapload of Revenue Resumes are for Sh*t. Part II! More Jobs.

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.

Savvy Entrepreneurs Look for More Than Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

The incubator organization can help you find them, or show you how to apply for a government grant. Early or embryonic stage. Marty Zwilling.

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


Also, the business is primarily on CD-ROMs right now, but the good news is that the CD-ROM product is selling and generating revenue. Sponsor.

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. | 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.

500 Startups? How about 5000!

Scalable Startup

Coworking spaces, Incubators, etc. Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Revenue Growth Scalability startup startup CEO Tom Nora Uncategorized venture angel investor CEO CEO blog CoFounder first revenue googleSouthern California is going to reach the tipping point. Startup USC. Startup UCLA.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Non-dilutive Financing Through Revenue Sharing


Also, an Incubation Radar profile on CrowdEngineering explains more about this very, very cool company doing crowdsourced customer support.

My Response to “The dirty secret behind the incubator boom” in #VentureBeat

Scalable Startup

The dirty secret behind the incubator boom. Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Launch Revenue Growth Scalability startup startup CEO Uncategorized ventureThis is great! Congrats to Mr. Dao for stepping up to this. Thx @lieslchang for forwarding. I was at that same pitch fest. For the L.A. reputation.

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

Science-backed TopFloor raises $6m from Google Ventures, others for social shopping play

The Next Web

Los Angeles-based incubator Science is at it again, having launched a brand new company called TopFloor designed to change the way we shop online.

Silicon Valley Angel Investing and Incubation 2.0 (Hong Kong.

500 Hats

Memo to GOOG/YHOO/MSFT/AOL: How to Turn 500M email logins into Facebook Platform & Crapload of Revenue Resumes are for Sh*t. Part II! Startup 2.0:

Tech Wildcatters Applications Due January 16th

The Startup Lawyer

the majority of your revenue needs to come from businesses). Startup Lawyer dallas incubator startupDallas-based Tech Wildcatters is set to launch their 2nd class and will stop accepting applications January 16th. Their inaugural class of 5 companies raised over $4,000,000 in funding through two venture and two angel rounds.

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Is This Startup Ready For Investment?

Steve Blank

data that investors, accelerators and incubators can use to inform selection. —-. Or watch the video here.). Medical Devices. Diagnostics.

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?

10 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Meet Cash Flow Peaks

Startup Professionals Musings

That includes estimating the money required to get to the revenue stage, and saving money to cover costs before you jump off the cliff.

10 Entrepreneur Alternatives To Investor Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

That includes estimating the money required to get to the revenue stage, and saving money to cover costs before you jump off the cliff.

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.

What Is A Startup

Mark Birch

switch up accelerators with incubators and refer to growth hackers as marketers. generally play fast and loose with definitions.

100th 1M/1M Roundtable: Dedicated To Steve Jobs, Reinforcing Mission To Restructure Capitalism


Through the past six years of intense research and thinking, I have come to conclude that the most vulnerable phase in an entrepreneur’s life is the pre-$1 million revenue stage. In the 1M/1M roundtables, the vast majority of entrepreneurs we work with are in this rather vulnerable pre-$1 million revenue stage. What makes 1M/1M unique?

Machine Learning Meets the Lean Startup

Steve Blank

Before this class this team had spent three months in an incubator building the product after talking to only one customer. SalesStash. Delphi.

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Startup Funding: Choosing Your Best Option

Early Growth Financial Services

Traditional funding vehicles include equity and convertible debt funding via angels, VCs, and incubators. Alternative encompass loan and venture debt as well as revenue-based financing. What do you need to consider when you’re on the road to startup funding? How do you make the best choice among the array of available funding options?

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Personalization Remains An Open Problem


Kelly’s business has already done about $150k in 2010 revenue, which tells me that she has successfully validated at least some of her assumptions. I want to start today’s recap with a prayer for Steve Jobs. just wrote a post on my blog saying, Apple Doesn’t Need Steve Jobs; Tech Industry Does. in urban areas. Where do I begin?

7 Seed-Stage Funding Sources To Finance Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Asking for early-stage money before you have customers and revenue will likely kill your credibility with real investors.

Why Companies are Not Startups

Steve Blank

Sales teams are commission-based, executive compensation is based on EPS, revenue and margin, business units on revenue and margin contribution, etc.

Here’s Why a Booming Tech Market May Fool You into Thinking You’re Successful

Both Sides of the Table

We’ve had an explosion of alternate sources of financing from crowd-sourcing, angels, accelerators, incubators, corporates, corporate incubators. And importantly we’ve had revenue. When I start to see revenue figures I always want to know the details behind the revenue: Who championed the project?

Updates on Startup Workshops and the Startup we’re launching

Scalable Startup

Starting to look like an incubator here. Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Launch Revenue Growth Scalability startup startup CEO Tom Nora venture acquisition angel investor CEO CEOing CoFounder first revenue google iOS leadership scalability software The Next Level tom nora twitter vc venture capital

8 Predictions for Private Companies in 2013

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New accelerators and incubators emerged on almost a weekly basis, seeking to replicate the successes of leaders Y Combinator and TechStars.

IPO 38 | David Shen's Blogs | Design as a Central Resource in.


Design as a Central Resource in Incubators and Funds. In my last post, Giving UX and Design Advice , I started talking about a buddy of mine asking me about design support in incubators and described what goes on in the mind of one person (me!) As part of our operations at betaworks , we incubate some businesses. Incubation (5).