Techstars Foundation Accepting 2019 Grant Applications

TechStars

The deadline for the next round of grant requests is April 8, 2019. Techstars is always working to be a leader in inclusive entrepreneurship by improving opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities throughout our global ecosystem. One important way we do this is through the Techstars Foundation. The Techstars Foundation’s mission is to develop and support underrepresented entrepreneurs by providing nonprofit organizations with grants and access to the Techstars Network.

The Value of the 500 Seed Accelerator in 2019

500

The post The Value of the 500 Seed Accelerator in 2019 appeared first on 500 Startups. Going into 2020, 500 will be entering it’s tenth year of operation. It’s been a crazy journey for us from a small first batch of startups in our Silicon Valley Accelerator to running accelerators across the globe and investing in founders from over 76 countries.

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Q4 2019 Applications Now Open

TechStars

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced that applications are now open for 2019’s Q4 mentorship-driven accelerator programs. These eight programs include three new accelerators that will be celebrating their inaugural classes in 2019. These programs that are officially receiving applications: Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars – NYC (New York). Techstars Montreal AI Accelerator.

New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download

UBI Global

A New Start for a New Year Let the 2019 innovation begin! The post New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download appeared first on UBI Global. Blog Innovation Insights #Gamification 2019 Innovation Landscape Agriculture Artificial Intelligence Big Data Digital Health Education Environment Housing Immigration IoT Medicine Politics Retail Security Socioeconomics Travel

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

What Accelerators Look Like in 2019

GAN

And, though we produce a portion of the report— the year’s most interesting insights —for the public to view, I wanted to share some additional insights from data we saw in the full report in 2019. Applying to Accelerators in 2019. Who’s Getting Accepted into Accelerators in 2019. Accelerator Terms in 2019. Program Details and Mentors in 2019. Post-Graduation Results in 2019. What Accelerators Are Doing Differently in 2019.

OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem

Venture Well

The VentureWell OPEN 2019 conference was one for the books. The post OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem appeared first on VentureWell. Here's a photo essay highlighting the engaging and inspiring conference. Early Stage Innovators Entrepreneurial Mindset Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurship education innovation entrepreneurship open

The Startup Funding Gap

This resource discusses the gap between early funding from friends/family and the more substantial rounds from angel groups and VCs. Why does this gap exist and what can be done about it?

Building Your Brand: Lessons from SXSW 2019

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

To help YLAI Network members strengthen their own brands, here are a few tips from the 2019 SXSW conference. The post Building Your Brand: Lessons from SXSW 2019 appeared first on Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative. Establishing a brand identity is a critical element of your business success. In order to stand out to customers, business leaders should practice telling the story of their brands in a way that connects with their audiences.

Facilitating AccelVT Energy 2019 Cohort

Paul G. Silva

I often talk about how startups are the ones out there saving the world. This summer I have the delight of facilitating the newest cohort of the AccelVT Accelerator. This accelerator focuses on “ startup and/or seed stage ventures who offer new technologies, or novel applications of existing technologies, aimed at reducing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and/or transportation sector.

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The Breakout Tech Company Of 2019

Haystack

And with that, I present to you The Breakout Tech Company Of 2019: Superhuman. 1/ Prosumer Is The New Consumer: This trend gained momentum in 2018, but reached warp speed in 2019. 4/ Competitive Financings: As is the case with most breakouts, there was a competitive financing for the company in 2019, ultimately led by a16z.

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Looking Back On Tech, Startups, And VC In 2019

Haystack

And, with that warning, I offer to you what I believe to be the big, consequential forces driving trends in the startup and investing ecosystem of 2019, written in ascending order of importance and magnitude…. In 2019, Microsoft hit that milestone, and Google isn’t far behind. Honorable mention for 2019 consumer behavior trends: Vaping, going meatless, making “green” choices.].

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State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

Startup Guide: 4 Tax Deductions to Watch for in 2019

500

The post Startup Guide: 4 Tax Deductions to Watch for in 2019 appeared first on 500 Startups. Guest Post: Justin McLoughlin, Founder of AirCFO. Under no circumstances should any of the below content be construed as legal, tax or investment advice from 500 Startups or any of its affiliates. Taxes. They’re a constant presence for any startup.

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Finding POSSIBLE: The CO.STARTERS 2019 Impact Story

Co Starters

Read the introduction to our 2019 Impact Story in this excerpt below: POSSIBLE starts with PURPOSE. See the 2019 Impact Story × View the CO.STARTERS 2019 Impact Story. The post Finding POSSIBLE: The CO.STARTERS 2019 Impact Story appeared first on CO.STARTERS®. The importance of our work with entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders is often hard to communicate.

The Rise of the Rest Class of 2019

Revolution

link] The Rise of the Rest Class of 2019 was originally published in Revolution on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. Meet the five winning founders from Rise of the Rest 8.0 Earlier this month, Steve Case and the Revolution team hit the road for the eighth Rise of the Rest Road Trip, bringing the bus to Orlando, Florida’s Space Coast, Tampa Bay, Miami, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

8 Reasons Incubators and Accelerators Attend the World Incubation Summit

UBI Global

Activate Your Innovation with the World Incubation Summit 2019 (WIS19) Attending a conference, symposium, or industry event is exciting on a personal and professional level. Blog Corporations Innovation Insights #accelerators #Doha #incubators innovation landscape startups World Incubation Summit 2019

The Fundraising Environment in 2019 - Three Major Shifts

Tomasz Tunguz

In my view, the fundraising market in 2019 is the strongest it’s ever been. In a recent meeting, a founder asked me what I thought of the fundraising environment. My answer was: it’s become incredibly sophisticated along three dimensions: diversity of product offering, pricing sophistication, and efficiency of investment processes. If you read eBoys or Done Deals or Creative Capital, you’ll get a sense of the early days of the venture industry.

Key Takeaways From Startup Grind Global

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Santoro attended the 2019 Startup Grind Global as an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) ambassador and mentor. Well, that’s a wrap on the 2019 Startup Grind Global in Redwood City, California. Entrepreneurial Journey Mentor Mentorship 2019 Startup Grind Global Carlo Santoro early-stage entrepreneurs eo melbourne mentor peer-to-peer learning RetailCareCarlo G. He has been an EO Melbourne member for almost 25 years and is currently the managing director of RetailCare.

Y Combinator Top Companies – 2019

Y Combinator

We’re excited to share the list of 2019 Top Y Combinator Companies. We also included top exits. We put this list together to help potential employees, partners, and late stage investors get to know a wider set of YC companies. If you’re looking for a job at one of our top companies, you can hit the Apply button to be taken to their careers page. The companies in this list are sorted by valuation. Why do we use valuation?

How Profitable Are Coworking Spaces in 2019?

Deskmag

90% of coworking spaces generate a profit if they meet at least four conditions: they have more than 200 members, are older than one year, are profit-oriented and do not subsidize their operation through other businesses. The first condition is the only one that actually requires any special effort. However, these are not the only factors that make a cost-effective operation possible.

Not Attending Smart Hustle 2019 Conf

Smart Hustle Magazine

The post Not Attending Smart Hustle 2019 Conf appeared first on SmartHustle.com with Ramon Ray - freelance, small business, entrepreneur education

The 2019 Top Coworking Events

Deskmag

Not sure what coworking industry events you would like to attend in 2019? Learn from failures or get inspired by success stories and enjoy the Indian cuisine in Goa. Discover the latest market trends in Denver's old opera house and explore the surrounding Rocky Mountains. Study how coworking spaces are financed and become sustainable in Gdansk or Alicante and widen your horizon at the sea. Or meet new coworking enthusiasts in Belgrade.

Announcing the Startup School 2019 Grant Recipients

Y Combinator

As part of our efforts to further support founders in Startup School , we awarded $15,000 in equity-free grants to the most promising companies to go through the course. The quality (and quantity!) of founders who participated in Startup School this past year made the grant selection process a tough one. Congratulations to the following startups* for their impressive progress over the 10-weeks of Startup School! Arula. Sydney, Australia.

Dreamit Announces the Fall 2019 Cohort

Dream It

The Dreamit Fall 2019 cohort at Kickoff Week in Philadelphia. Our team at Dreamit is thrilled to announce the new cohort of startups for our Fall 2019 Securetech , Healthtech , and Urbantech programs. Photo credit: Bob Stasio, Dreamit (@BobStasio).

The World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers

UBI Global

Welcome back after an amazing, action-packed World Incubation Summit 2019! The post The World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers appeared first on UBI Global. This article is a recap of the WIS19 events that includes the top Tweets, inside stories, and descriptions of the superstar speakers that joined us during the summit. Even if you weren’t with us in Doha for the WIS19, you will appreciate this interesting overview […].

The World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers

UBI Global

Welcome back after an amazing, action-packed World Incubation Summit 2019! The post The World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers appeared first on UBI Global. This article is a recap of the WIS19 events that includes the top Tweets, inside stories, and descriptions of the superstar speakers that joined us during the summit. Even if you weren’t with us in Doha for the WIS19, you will appreciate this interesting overview […].

The World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers

UBI Global

Welcome back after an amazing, action-packed World Incubation Summit 2019! The post The World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers appeared first on UBI Global. This article is a recap of the WIS19 events that includes the top Tweets, inside stories, and descriptions of the superstar speakers that joined us during the summit. Even if you weren’t with us in Doha for the WIS19, you will appreciate this interesting overview […].

World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers

UBI Global

Welcome back after an amazing, action-packed World Incubation Summit 2019! The post World Incubation Summit 2019: Top Tweets, Inside Stories, and Superstar Speakers appeared first on UBI Global. This article is a recap of the WIS19 events that includes the top Tweets, inside stories, and descriptions of the superstar speakers that joined us during the summit. Even if you weren’t with us in Doha for the WIS19, you will appreciate this interesting overview […].