Virtual Incubation and Acceleration Services: What Really Works?

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8 Reasons Incubators and Accelerators Attend the World Incubation Summit

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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. The post 8 Reasons Incubators and Accelerators Attend the World Incubation Summit appeared first on UBI Global. Blog Corporations Innovation Insights #accelerators #Doha #incubators innovation landscape startups World Incubation Summit 2019

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Download: 15 Best Practices for Business Incubators & Accelerators

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Apply Best Practices, Launch Startups Better Running a business incubator or accelerator is not easy, and those in charge of organizing program activities work tirelessly to help entire cohorts of startups set up their companies, establish their brand identities, and then launch themselves with a solid business plan and processes. The post Download: 15 Best Practices for Business Incubators & Accelerators appeared first on UBI Global.

Top 10 Reasons to Benchmark Your Business Incubator or Accelerator

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Benchmarking is a comprehensive process that is used by the top performing business incubators and accelerators in the world. The post Top 10 Reasons to Benchmark Your Business Incubator or Accelerator appeared first on UBI Global. Blog The World Benchmark Study UBI Global Research #accelerators #incubators #WBS1920 benchmark World Benchmark StudyWhat is benchmarking?

The World Benchmark Study 2021-2022: Why and How to Participate

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Find out why benchmarking the performance and impact of your business incubator or accelerator is more critical to success than ever One of the core assumptions of a benchmark is that most of the components of the analysis remain constant for comparison’s sake.

LG and the hunt for the next-gen corporate incubator

TechCrunch

Whatever you do, don’t refer to LG’s incubator program LG Nova as a corporate venture capital (CVC) outfit. So far, that sounds like any other corporate incubator. Startups TC Venture Capital business incubators corporate venture capital CVC LG venture captial

World Benchmark Study 2021-2022 Preview

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10 Signs Your Company Needs a Business Accelerator Program

Entrepreneurs' Organization

By Lauren King, Director of the EO Accelerator Program. As someone who’s dedicated her career to helping small-scale entrepreneurs grow their businesses, I’ve heard many skeptics say a business accelerator program is just a cover for startups looking to increase capital.

Apple’s sustainability-focused Impact Accelerator invites first 15 Black- and brown-owned companies

TechCrunch

Among Apple’s more recent social good initiatives is the Impact Accelerator, an effort launched about a year ago intended to find and elevate minority-owned small businesses taking on sustainability and climate change.

What Future for Accelerators?

Both Sides of the Table

Accelerators have had quite a good run the past 5+ years. Not just Y Combinator and TechStars but a host of other accelerators across the country. There were a lot of requests for us to turn our mentorship program into a physical accelerator with a fund, office space and full-time staff. By this time many accelerators were being created nationally and a few were getting off the grounds in LA, too. None of us was convinced the market really needed 5 accelerators.

Newsletter: Airbnb, DoorDash & DropBox incubator

OurCrowd

Gil Meron appointed CEO of our New Zealand incubator. Rebel Fund is a Silicon Valley-based venture fund focused on the top seed-stage startups from Y Combinator, the world’s most successful tech incubator. Top investment opportunities. Startup of the week: OncoHost.

From Accelerators to Venture Capital: What is best for your startup?

Gust

As the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, MassChallenge has helped 835 startup companies around the world, who have raised over $1.1 The post From Accelerators to Venture Capital: What is best for your startup? How To Fundraise Starting Your Company accelerators angel funding incubators venture capitalWith startup growth up 61% since 2014 and more investment programs emerging, it can be overwhelming for founders to know just where to jump in.

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). 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. Invested Interests accelerators incubators startups

Accelerators And Seed Deal Flow

Haystack

And one of the sources of that flow are the new accelerators (I’m lumping incubators, accelerators, etc. Before we dive into this, let me say (1) I know a lot of people personally who run these accelerators and consider them friends (and darn good people); and (2) I know there will be a bunch of founders who will say “Hey, well, I met some great investors this way, so it can work.”

Why every VC should spend a month with an accelerator

TechCrunch

However, I believe that accelerators can be the glue bringing the two together. I’ve participated in a number of accelerators, including Disney and Techstars, and these programs gave me a noticeable advantage when I stepped into VC. Accelerators are hubs for diversity.

ACT Tulsa welcomes Cohort II into accelerator

Innovation 2 Enterprise

The Tulsa-based accelerator launches Cohort II with eight tech-enabled startups. Powered by their partners, the Tulsa-based accelerator has. The money and resources help accelerate progress, but the contacts and networking. And acceleration is what the program is all about.

Subak, which incubates data-for-climate not-for-profits, announces six startups in 2022 cohort

TechCrunch

based incubator focused on nonprofit startups that are addressing climate-related challenges through open-source data initiatives has announced the six startups which will be put through its 2022 program. While the data-for-climate accelerator started in the U.K., A U.K.-based

Ready, Set, Raise, an accelerator for women built by women, announces third class

TechCrunch

In 2018, Leslie Feinzaig , the founder of Female Founders Alliance , launched a free, equity-free accelerator for women called Ready, Set, Raise. Still, she’s optimistic, saying that they saw the “highest caliber of applicants” to her accelerator than ever before.

A Startup Support Guide for My Mom

GAN

Words like accelerator, incubator , venture studio, and others are terms that sound the same or are very confusing. Accelerators: If you have a startup with an existing product or service and a small team (of around 2-5 people), you have the opportunity to join an accelerator. Instagram would have been a candidate for an accelerator because it had two founders and a product with just a few users. Meaning, startups never have to pay to go through an accelerator.

Expand your global reach by collaborating with ITÜ Çekirdek

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ACT Tulsa a one-of-a-kind accelerator program

Innovation 2 Enterprise

ACT Tulsa is a one-of-a-kind accelerator program. This one-of-a-kind accelerator program is laser-focused on cultivating underestimated founders located in Tulsa and beyond. Each company works from space at 36 Degrees North Incubator. ACT Tulsa is a one-of-a-kind accelerator.

Brand incubator Harry’s Labs makes acquisition of D2C deodorant brand Lum?

TechCrunch

Harry’s Labs, the in-house incubator started by razor brand Harry’s Inc. to scale the business and accelerate D2C growth. announced Monday it agreed to acquire Lum? , the direct-to-consumer brand created to help control all-over body odor.

Plaid accelerator announces inaugural cohort of fintech startups

TechCrunch

Plaid, the fintech giant, has announced the inaugural cohort of startups in its new accelerator program, FinRise. The accelerator, announced two months ago , is explicitly focused on backing underrepresented founders in tech. Accelerators embrace change forced by pandemic.

[Phantom Auto in Business Insider] Verizon’s efforts to incubate enterprise 5G applications come as competition in the market accelerates

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The post [Phantom Auto in Business Insider] Verizon’s efforts to incubate enterprise 5G applications come as competition in the market accelerates appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[ICON in Austin Business Journal] The List: Austin’s active incubators and accelerators

OurCrowd

The 2021 list of accelerators and incubators is one of several lists presented as package to aid startups and entrepreneurs. The post [ICON in Austin Business Journal] The List: Austin’s active incubators and accelerators appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

Three reasons startups fuel any innovation ecosystem

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The World Benchmark Study Begins Spring 2022

UBI Global

What you need to know about the next World Benchmark Study Since 2013, UBI Global has conducted the World Benchmark Study, an analysis of the impact and performance of hundreds of business incubators and accelerators from around the world.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

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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.

Triumph of Innovation: Meet District 2020

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2019: An Innovative Year in Review

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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.

[OurCrowd in The Jerusalem Post] Israel to accelerate medical cannabis research with hi-tech incubator

OurCrowd

Projecting an estimated investment of NIS 150 million into the small Negev town, the tender to operate the government-backed CanNegev incubator was awarded to crowdfunding investment platform OurCrowd, nonprescription pharmaceutical giant Perrigo and Israeli medical cannabis cultivator BOL Pharma.

Should founders join incubators?

Tomasz Tunguz

We had a conversation about the role of incubators and accelerators (or the moniker of your choice) within the startup ecosystem. Office space - Only a few incubators offer office space and many of them at a fee. Brand - Every graduate of an accelerator program can use the the brand of the program as proof of credibility. These incubators/accelerators are the graduate schools for entrepreneurship and have a very important role in the ecosystem.

Why Startups are Like rocket Fuel for an Economy

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Before Ever Applying to an Accelerator, Here’s What You Need to Know

GAN

There are 115 accelerators spread across 160 cities in the GAN Community. In 2018 alone, more than 35,000 startups applied for just 1,344 spots at those accelerators. So, this past week, I asked leaders at GAN programs one simple question: Before applying to your accelerator, what would you tell startups they need to do to prepare for your program? Hillman Accelerator and NewMe Accelerator.

NEW! Triumph of Innovation Impact Study

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6 Innovation Secrets We Learned in London

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Blog Corporations business accelerators business incubators corporate partnerships Innovation innovation ecosystem innovation landscapeHow Innovation Will Survive and Thrive Last week’s GCV Symposium was a fantastic event that brought the venture capital ecosystem together. Founder and CEO James Mawson and his team created an exciting event full of impactful collaborations, new technology, and insights on uncovering startups.

Y Combinator’s biotech startups incubate a new generation of therapies and tools

TechCrunch

This could accelerate testing in many a small lab that’s held back by its reliance on a separate facility. Medical and biotech had a strong showing at Y Combinator’s latest demo day , with nearly a dozen companies in the space catching my eye.