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Here's the $20 Billion Reason to Consider Joining a Startup Accelerator

A version of this post titled “The $20 billion reason to join a startup accelerator” originally appeared in the Startup Sunday edition of Data Sheet… 329 more words


Quora's Co-Founder Is Back In the Startup Game at Y Combinator

“I felt like an old person going back to college to finish their degree,” said Charlie Cheever as he stood in the hall of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. 792 more words


How Accelerators Are Helping Minority Entrepreneurs

This piece originally appeared on BlackEnterprise.com.

Studies show the survival rate of companies that go through an accelerator are three times than that of companies that don’t. 510 more words


Google's International Startup Program Gets a Home in San Francisco

Google is trying to win the heart of startups, both internationally and in the bay area.

The search giant said on Thursday that it would open office space in San Francisco for participants of its so-called Launchpad Accelerator program for international startups, which is intended to provide help to new companies in areas in the world where access to financial investment or business development resources is scarce. 354 more words


Fight Club for Entrepreneurs

The jab opened a cut on his opponent’s nose. Like any good fighter, Chris Marks then attacked the wound with a series of blows that sent blood and sweat spewing from his adversary’s face. 409 more words


Auto Startups Get a Closer Look After GM's Latest $1 Billion Acquisition

Two weeks ago, auto giant General Motors shelled out a reported $1 billion to acquire Cruise, a two-year-old startup building an autonomous driving system.

In the words of one San Francisco-based investor, it was autonomous driving’s “Oculus moment.” 827 more words


500 Startups brings its 'Distro Dojo' program to LA for post-seed startups looking for big growth

500 Startups has been aiming to globalize its brand and work toward attracting the attention of young, cool companies outside the Bay Area echo chamber. This has taken 500’s investments into distant corners of the world, with dedicated funds and accelerators scoping out what has amounted to a prolific number of investments. 328 more words