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. News Startup Accelerators TimeSpace Accelerators Incubators New York Times NYT Startup

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. One thing that jumped out at me that Alessandro segmented the New York startup community into six neighborhoods.

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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%? Here’s how this could work: The incubator recruits talented people who may have the potential of becoming founders, but aren’t required to do so. The incubator takes 80% and the employees/entrepreneurs/founders-to-be take 20%.

The Best Places Worldwide to Start Your High-Growth Startup

Up and Running

cities to start a business in for 2016 ), you will need to focus more on access to angel and venture capital funding, business incubators and accelerators, and a climate that is supportive of startups. Top 10 Hot Incubators to Join in Silicon Valley. New York City, New York, USA.

Women 2.0's Founder Labs Expands to New York City

ReadWriteStart

announced today that, thanks to its success, its Founder Labs pre-incubator program will become its own, separate organization. Moreover, the program will expand from its current San Francisco location to New York City, with the first east coast program set to begin in May.

Accelerator vs. Incubator: What’s the Difference?

Inc Startups

If you’re interested in getting your start-up into an accelerator or incubator there’s no shortage of options. An incubator, on the other hand, brings in an external management team to manage an idea that was developed internally. Want to get your idea incubated?

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). The goal of most business incubators today is to strengthen the local economy, and commercialize new technologies.

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

This is going to be BIG.

I 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. A lot has been written about whether or not we should be encouraging 1000 startups to bloom and the proliferation of incubators, as well as the growth of angel investing.

Ecosystem + Incubator = Startup "Ecobator" NestGSV

ReadWriteStart

Like an accelerator or incubator program, NestGSV gives its resident startups office space, advice and lots of other amenities (even a beach volleyball court) at its Redwood City, California, campus near Silicon Valley. Ecosystm + Incubator = Ecobator.

A New Campus for Budding Engineers and Entrepreneurs in New York

Inc Startups

Construction on the Roosevelt Island campus of Cornell''s graduate engineering school, which includes space for corporate offices and a tech incubator, will start early next year.

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

YoungUpstarts

That’s why we want to be in key locations, including London, New York and San Francisco in the short-term. In the News business incubator Korea Seoul service office Singapore virtual office WAHA Offices

Circle Media Merges with New York-based S3i Digital

SiliconHills

Circle Media, based in Austin, announced that it has merged with S3i Digital, based in New York. The company is part of the portfolio of the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) of the University of Texas.

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 [.].

5 Ways to Vet an Incubator

Inc Startups

Not all incubators are created equal--and with more of them out there, you need to choose where you apply wisely. Y Combinator has taken on more and more companies each year, but the main driver of growth has been that new programs have been created.

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Ecosystem + Incubator = Startup "Ecobator" NestGSV

ReadWriteStart

Like an accelerator or incubator program, NestGSV gives its resident startups office space, advice and lots of other amenities (even a beach volleyball court) at its Redwood City, California, campus near Silicon Valley. Ecosystm + Incubator = Ecobator.

New Incubator Focuses on Female Founders

Inc Startups

Women Helping Women From Left: Deborah Jackson, Kelly Hoey, and Veronika Sonsev'> Three New York City businesswomen are launching their own incubator to focus on start-ups with a female founder and a mobile product or service.

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. I encourage entrepreneurs who are looking for some extra help in building their firm to actively consider Founder Institute’s services, along with the numerous other incubators/accelerators available to entrepreneurs. Adam Neary wrote an unusually open post about his experience raising $1.1m

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

Inc Startups

New York City is home to more than 200,000 small businesses. But in this election, entrepreneurship has nearly reached the status of a hot-button word, as New York City is blossoming with start-ups and groundwork is laid for new tech campuses.

Startup Accelerators are Entrepreneur Boot Camps

Gust

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). The goal of most business incubators today is to strengthen the local economy, and commercialize new technologies.

10 random online resources for Entrepreneurs (2010 version)

crowdSPRING Blog

Graham is the founder of Y Combinator, the leading startup incubator, and the essays on his blog providethought-leadership on topics as varied as startup funding, marketing, and life lived well. My favorite business section of any newspaper is the one I read daily in The New York Times.

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

Inc Startups

This incubator aims to cultivate start-ups' business ideas carefully. Amid Detroit's dilapidated warehouses--reminders of an automobile industry that once thrived--a new seed has been planted: start-up incubator the Green Garage.

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]. CFDA Fashion Incubator - [link]. Pratt Design Incubator - [link]. Sunshine Bronx Business Incubator - [link].

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

Inc Startups

But recently New York City’s tech/information economy has flourished--especially in the city''s most diverse borough, Brooklyn. This uptick, he estimated, was responsible for roughly one-third of the job creation in New York City’s private sector since 2007.

Attention: Female Founders on the Rise

The Startup Magazine

They reported 928 new woman-owned businesses as cropping up each day with more than 11 million woman-owned firms nationally. The research suggested the best states for startup activity included New York, Memphis and Dallas.

So You Want to Start a Startup Accelerator…

Instigator Blog

Everywhere you turn there’s a new startup accelerator launching. I’d argue that in places other than Silicon Valley and New York, startups need more baking. I’m working out an alternative model (it’s not new, just brainstorming in my head at the moment) and will share it in a future post. Startup Accelerators incubation startup accelerators year one labs

Incubator Focuses on Founders First, Then Companies

Inc Startups

Some incubators and accelerators focus on creating great companies. How does that differ from other accelerator and incubator programs? This one hones its energy on transforming the hobbyist entrepreneur into a strong founder.

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.     So if you think about it, for every engineer we can recruit, that will create 10 new jobs ultimately.  VCball.

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. The goal of most business incubators today is to strengthen the local economy, and commercialize new technologies.

Women at Work On Downward Trend – Accelerator Offers A Solution

The Startup Magazine

Currently in Silicon Valley, Chicago, Seattle, New York City, and Los Angeles, ReBoot Accel has helped over 600 women gain confidence, reset goals, and learn new skills – 82% of whom have landed jobs. Women’s presence in the workplace has reduced by 5% from 1990 to 2010.

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. Another incubator to add to the growing list of NYC based incubators, accelerators, and startup hoods.

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. At the same time, in an effort to build up the base of “bench talent” in New York City, I’ve been running Product Manager School through nextNY. Business plan competitions are the air guitar championships of the startup world.

Innovating in New York City

OnlyOnce

Innovating in New York City Last week I wrote about speaking at the NYC Lean Startup Meetup. One of my other key takeaways from this, which I've known for a while and have been meaning to blog about, is just how vibrant the tech startup community is here in New York. 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. There are many more per square mile in New York.

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

The Next Web

Just like in college, graduates of incubators are sent off to go conquer the world… with the dream of a multi-million dollar exit and dollar signs in their eyes. In life out of the incubator or accelerator bubble, why do most of these bright start-ups fail?

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. This building is a new typology for academic living-making buildings on college campus environments.

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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. Examples are Hollywood for movies, Milan for fashion, New York for finance and today, Silicon Valley for technology entrepreneurship.

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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. All 11 winners are located in Buffalo and most of them in an incubator facility located in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in free space with services, classes, training, support and mentors. But we are in a new era, one defined by technology, and Buffalo wants a part of that.

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

Steve Blank

Investors sitting through Incubator or Accelerator demo days have three metrics to judge fledgling startups – 1) great looking product demos, 2) compelling PowerPoint slides, and 3) a world-class team. We now have the tools and technology to take incubators and accelerators to the next step.

Flashpoint NYC Demo Day 2016, May 3

David Teten

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), ff Venture Capital , the HBS Alumni Angels of New York , and Alpha Venture Partners , are co-sponsoring their 6th New York City Demo Day, next Tuesday, May 3, 2016, from 10 to 12 AM.

The Business Insider Interview

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

A few weeks ago, we had an hour-long conversation with Wilson about his career, the New York tech scene, and what will happen when, inevitably, Wilson decides his venture capital days are over. Who some of the rising VC stars in New York tech are right now.

5 Ideal Locations For Young Startups

YoungUpstarts

New York City. What list of cities would be complete without mentioning New York City? This translates to finding great talent, business ideas, investors, incubators, and more. There are a few accelerators and incubators found within the area, too.