Techstars, the worldwide network of startup accelerators and mentoring programs for entrepreneurs, has raised $42 million in a financing round led by SVB Financial Group, the holding company of Silicon Valley Bank, with additional participation from existing investors including Foundry Group. The capital will be used to accelerate Techstars’ growth in the areas of seed-stage […]
There are just a couple of days left to apply for NUMA Barcelona’s growth accelerator in November. Here’s everything you need to know to get involved.
A dive into the current (and future) state of startup accelerators in Europe, with a look at two reports on the topic: one white paper by Paris-based NUMA and a report on 2014 performance by Fundacity.
Hanan Lavy is a longtime tech executive and currently Director of the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Israel. He advises budding entrepreneurs to look beyond the cash when evaluating accelerators.
Analysis: How do ‘graduated’ startup founders look back on their experiences participating in an accelerator program; what were the main benefits and drawbacks – and would they do it again?
Accelerators are an increasingly important factor for European early-stage startups, but precious little hard data is available about their impact. Seed-DB and Nesta conducted research to change that.
One of the foremost experts on accelerators on this planet, Jon Bradford has worked with both tiny private and huge corporation-backed startup accelerators. This op-ed is about the latter ones.