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10 hrs ago | Feld Thoughts

Do You Want To Understand How Accelerators Work?

If you want to understand how an accelerator program works from the inside or are considering applying to an accelerator, this is the book for you.

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17 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Teach Children How to Code at Young Age

Code is a 21st century stimuli all children should interact with. Children are naturally inquisitive, and exposing them to code early on allows for their mind to experiment and create with a new tool.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

@SendGrid Named 'Exhibitor' of @CloudExpo Silicon Valley

Founded in 2009, after graduating from the TechStars program, SendGrid has developed a cloud based service that solves the challenge of email delivery by delivering emails on behalf of companies.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Science, Computer Science

TechCrunch

Women In Tech: It's Not Just A Pipeline Problem

Why are there so few women in tech jobs ? Repeat after me, robotically, defensively: "It's a pipeline problem!" So says David Cohen of TechStars , echoing many others, e.g. Paul Graham and CNN .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

R/GA, Techstars connect to the 'Internet of Things' with second accelerator

Here's proof of how swiftly tech innovation moves : Connected devices are out and the " Internet of Things " is in.

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Related Topix: Marketing

TechCrunch

Good.co Wants To Put Employees In Good Company

Whether or not we like to admit it, our relationships with our colleagues are among the most significant in our lives.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fox News

Corporations Increasingly Look to Startups for Innovation

Wells Fargo announced it is launching an accelerator, with the intent of mentoring startups and aiding them with resources to fuel their growth.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Wells Fargo , Banking, Business News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

Why Invest Millions In Companies That Are Just Beginning?

Jeannie Yandel speaks with entrepreneur and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer about what investors look for when scoping out new projects.

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Related Topix: Startup, WA, Wedgwood (Seattle, WA), Madrona (Seattle, WA), Lake City (Seattle, WA), Ballard (Seattle, WA)

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

David Cohen: Fill the Pipeline With Female Role Models

DAVID COHEN: Clearly there is a gender imbalance when it comes to venture capital and entrepreneurship.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

TechStars plans entrepreneur boot camp for veterans

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Boulder, CO

Business Journal

Semyon Dukach announces Techstars Boston 2014 class

Semyon Dukach, prominent Boston angel investor who is currently managing director of startup accelerator program Techstars Boston, announced the 2014 startup class in a blog post Thursday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business Journal

Beetle-inspired NBD Nanotechnologies lands $5.2M for surface wetting tech

Boston-based NBD Nanotechnologies Inc. has landed $5.2 million in Series A equity funding for its beetle-inspired technology that helps make products waterproof or helps products attract water.

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VentureBeat

Spring, a new mobile marketplace from David Tisch, connects you directly with fashion brands

It may be simple for brands to create their own web storefronts today, but doing the same for mobile is a far more difficult task.

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Related Topix: iPhone

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TechCrunch

Dash's Smart Driving App Arrives On iPhone

The Dash smart driving assistant that made its debut earlier this year on Android , has launched on iPhone answering one of the most frequently-heard requests from its users.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

VentureBeat

Mobile publishing startup Onswipe acquired by Beanstock, service will live on

TechStars alum and former Bloomberg reality TV headliner Onswipe today addressed acquisition rumors, confirming its sale to publisher-centric ad tech company Beanstock Media in a stock and cash deal.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Thrive

The Post-Standard

Startup Labs Syracuse finalist wins spot in nationally known Seattle accelerator

One of the finalists in this year's Startup Labs Syracuse competition has been accepted to a selective accelerator program in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Rochester, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Journal

Techstars sees 67 percent jump in startups seeking move from San Francisco to Seattle

Andy Sack , Managing Director of Techstars, a Seattle startup accelerator, talks with Zack Simmons , Founder of Answertap at a weekly coffee networking event Sack attends at a local coffee shop.

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Business Journal

Portland startup heads to Seattle for Techstars - but promises to return

Stand In's software allows designers to create functional prototypes of mobile apps within Photoshop.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Sat Aug 09, 2014

GigaOM

3 areas where Amazon Web Services might be vulnerable

Foundry Group Managing Partner and TechStars Co-founder Brad Feld came on the Structure Show this week to talk about why Amazon Web Services might be feeling the pinch from competitors, and how it and other cloud providers should approach their business models.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon

Fri Aug 08, 2014

PE Hub

Bullet Time Ventures leads $2.2 mln seed round in GridCraft

Bullet Time Ventures has led a $2.2 million seed funding round in data analysis firm GridCraft .

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Bullet Time, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Marketing

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