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PayPal adds new accelerators, incubators, and Braintree features to Startup Blueprint program
Today at the SXSW festival, Paypal announced that it's adding a new round of incubators and accelerators to its Startup Blueprint program , which waives up to $50,000 worth of PayPal processing fees for selected startups.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sprint accelerator mentor talks potential, challenges of mobile health
Next week, 10 mobile tech startups will dive into the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator's three-month, mentor-led program.
Wall Street Journal
Before Meeting Andreessen Horowitz, DigitalOcean Met Lots of Blank Stares
When founders and employees at young New York company DigitalOcean opened a few bottles of Armand de Brignac champagne a couple of weeks ago, it wasn't just to celebrate a $37.2 million investment by one of Silicon Valley's major firms.
Polsinelli offers legal counsel to Sprint accelerator
Driven by the spirit of innovation, Kansas City-based Polsinelli PC has pledged support to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator as its exclusive legal sponsor.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
DigitalOcean's big splash
The DigitialOcean team during their time at the Techstars Boulder program in 2012.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Javelin Raises $1.5M to Bring Lean Startup Method to Big Corporations
Techstars startup Javelin Inc . has raised $1.5 million to continue bringing the "lean startup" philosophy to corporations, VentureWire has learned.
Yahoo buys Portland's Vizify, service to shut down
Vizify enables users to create a visual biography by pulling in information from social streams.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cleveland seminar explores business opportunities in the land of K Pop: The Mix
Business people who know Korea only for Psy and Samsung may be missing a coming wave of opportunity.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Real Deal
From left: 1407 Broadway and Techstars' workspace in Chicago
Techstars will take 13,719 square feet in the 1.1 million-square-foot building, which is currently undergoing renovations geared toward tech and media tenants, according to a release from the Lightstone Group.
Introducing FG Press
Every year or so my partners and I at Foundry Group create a new company, or start a new project, that we believe had the potential to change the way something works in our world, while simultaneously helping the entrepreneurs we work with, and the entrepreneurs we aspire to work with.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Foundry Group Starts Book Publishing Firm, FG Press
Boulder-based venture capital investment firm Foundry Group , said this morning that it has launched a new company, FG Press , focused on the publishing world.
Would your startup be helped by a business accelerator?
As Jacksonville works to grow its startup scene, business accelerators like The Factory , Kyn and Healthbox have began dotting the tech landscape of the city over the last year.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Bye, Bye Demo Day - Ignite100 Evolves Accelerator Model After...
Ignite100 , one of the very few accelerators in the UK to run outside of London, has raised A 700,000 to enable it to fund three new programs from June 2014 to April 2015.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Do accelerators help startups? Here's what we found
As startup accelerators continue to propagate, founders are left wondering if these programs really help entrepreneurs achieve their goals.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The CEO Whisperer
I saw a great job title this morning when I was looking someone up on LinkedIn. It was "CTO Whisperer."
PopTip Launches Zipline Analytics On Instagram, Letting Brands Monitor Photo-Friendly Conversations
PopTip , the Techstars-backed startup that offers real-time language tracking across social platforms, has today launched its Zipline analytics tool on Instagram.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Techstars talks to us about new Disney Accelerator
The tech world was abuzz last Wednesday when The Walt Disney Company announced it would select ten startup companies for a three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program.
Companies That Want To Invest In You
Microsoft - is another company offering startups "office space, mentorship, and $60,000 of Windows Azure credits," according to the Journal.
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Barclays takes fintech accelerator to New York
Barclays Bank has headed to New York in search of innovative fintech start-ups to join its three-month accelerator programme in London.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Disney Accelerator - Do Or Do Not, There Is No Try
My favorite entrepreneurial quote is Do Or Do Not, There is No Try. So it's especially delightful to be able to announce the Disney Accelerator , powered by Techstars, and based in Los Angeles.