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Hackstar Academy opens up 10-week training course in programming for women only

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I’m a big fan of learning how to do something in a “crash course” type setting. You’re surrounded by other people like you who are getting their start, as well as smart teachers and mentors to see you through the whole way. Back in March I visited a group called...
Hackstar Academy opens up 10-week training course in programming for women only

Mercury Continuity Partners wins the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge

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After we announced the strong finalists for the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge, judges dug in to pick the one company that would join the next class of Acceleprise, an accelerator for awesome enterprise-focused companies. The winner has been chosen, and it’s a company with an impressive offering with a huge...
Mercury Continuity Partners wins the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge
Old World startups peddle their products to New World investors

LA cleantech shows promise as incubator's first company, 350Green, completes $5.2M exit

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The city of Los Angeles is pushing hard to emerge as a leader in the clean tech space, and it just got a bit of validation after Car Charging Group completed its acquisition of 350Green, LA Cleantech Incubator’s first portfolio company, on Thursday. After 350Green began building electric vehicle charging...
LA cleantech shows promise as incubator's first company, 350Green, completes $5.2M exit
Yahoo Acquires Startup OnTheAir (YHOO)

Execution Labs re-opens applications for its hybrid incubator for indie mobile game developers

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Execution Labs, a hybrid incubator and accelerator for indie mobile game developers, today announced it’s re-opening applications for experienced Canadian game developers to go indie. Execution Labs co-founder and former OpenFeint vice president of monetization Keith Katz told Inside Mobile Apps that the company started in Montreal because there’s a lot...
Execution Labs re-opens applications for its hybrid incubator for indie mobile game developers

An Incubator Just For Media Startups: Turner’s Media Camp Accelerator Gets Underway

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Earlier this spring, Turner Broadcasting announced that it would be launching an incubator, called Media Camp, specifically for startups in the media space. In March, it put out a call for applications, looking to find some startups to join its 12-week program. Now, after an extensive search, it’s ready to...
An Incubator Just For Media Startups: Turner’s Media Camp Accelerator Gets Underway

Here Are The 14 Startups In The TechStars Spring 2012 Class

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TechStars NY has announced the 14 chosen startups for its Spring 2012 class.  The three month accelerator will begin Wednesday at the new TechStars office on 36 Cooper Square. More than 30 new mentors were added to the program and 1,500 startups applied. Nearly half of the companies have...
Here Are The 14 Startups In The TechStars Spring 2012 Class
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Why Los Angeles could become the next technology epicenter

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Los Angeles is one of the world’s largest and most glamorous cities — it dominates the entertainment industry, produces tremendous wealth and stands as symbol of American promise and success. That’s what made the city’s longtime status as a second or third tier technology hub perplexing. The emerging tech scene...
Why Los Angeles could become the next technology epicenter
TechStars Says This Is Why Hardly Any Of Its Companies Fail

Haxlr8r Is Looking For A Few Good Hardware Start-Ups To Be Close To The Action

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Cyril Ebersweiler has launched one of the coolest incubators I’ve seen in a while. Based in Dalian, China, the incubator has already run one group through the ringer and now they’re looking for hardware hackers to join them in their second round. This time, however, they’re doing it up nice....
Haxlr8r Is Looking For A Few Good Hardware Start-Ups To Be Close To The Action
After 5 Years With Facebook, Ben Blumenfeld Leaves To Beautify The Future At Designer Fund
TechStars tax man steps out: how the quiet Adam Rothenberg become the hot startup incubator’s NY #2
Greylock Partners Opens Up Applications For Its Second Hackfest

Google launches new campaign to help 30,000 smaller charities go online

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Partnership with Media Trust and Charity Technology Trust aims to increase reach, fundraising and engagementGoogle, in partnership with the Media Trust and Charity Technology Trust, today launches a new campaign to help 30,000 of Britain's smallest charities boost their fundraising through online tools and the Internet.The 'Grow Your Charity Online'...
Google launches new campaign to help 30,000 smaller charities go online

Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

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Birmingham UK is set to boost tech startups all over again as Oxygen Accelerator prepares its new program for 2012. Companies that register for the hot-house can benefit from investment of up to €41,000 per team and it is taking applications right now. The Oxygen Accelerator program consists of a 13...
Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

Meet EvoNexus - the Country's Only Free Startup Incubator

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There are more than 1,000 business incubators in the U.S. But there’s only one pro bono incubator. No, not a professional startup camp run by the U2 frontman. Which is probably a good thing, since Bono was named the 2010 worst investor in America. (OK, that was before he...
Meet EvoNexus - the Country's Only Free Startup Incubator

TechStars Chicago's first class of startups: patient-monitoring, matchmaking and marketing

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A new class of entrepreneurs is getting ready to take on the Windy City. On Thursday, TechStars Chicago, which was formed earlier this year when the Boulder-based TechStars program joined forces with the local Excelerate Labs, announced its first cohort of startups. Troy Henikoff, the program’s managing director, said the...
TechStars Chicago's first class of startups: patient-monitoring, matchmaking and marketing

More Than Any Other Industry, FinTech Needs Accelerators

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It’s not hard to glean why a barely-there, idea-stage startup might want to join an accelerator. The programs are designed to pump your company full of enough resources, networking, and advice to get a beta launch out the door. The small chunk of cash they offer in exchange for...
More Than Any Other Industry, FinTech Needs Accelerators

These eleven companies relocated to San Antonio to join the first TechStars Cloud

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I’m here in San Antonio, Texas for the first ever TechStars Cloud Demo Day, and the action, along with the weather, is definitely heating up. This is the first ever “Cloud” version of TechStars, which was started as an incubator and mentoring project in Boulder, Colorado. Eleven teams from all...
These eleven companies relocated to San Antonio to join the first TechStars Cloud

Polaris's Dogpatch Labs Evolving in Boston, Dublin, Closing in NY, Palo Alto

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Gregory T. Huang Big changes are afoot in Polaris Ventures’ network of startup incubators, known as Dogpatch Labs. The short story: Dogpatch in Cambridge, MA, is moving from its current office, subleased from Microsoft, to a nearby space in Kendall Square run by the Cambridge Innovation Center. Dogpatch in...
Polaris's Dogpatch Labs Evolving in Boston, Dublin, Closing in NY, Palo Alto

Now In 20 Cities, Startup Grind Aims To Inspire The Next Generation Of Global Entrepreneurs

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“Silicon Valley doesn’t have a monopoly on brilliant entrepreneurs and founders,” Derek Andersen tells me over coffee, “so we want to find them wherever they live, give them a stage and an opportunity to share their hard-won experiences with those who need it and might benefit from it.” That mission...
Now In 20 Cities, Startup Grind Aims To Inspire The Next Generation Of Global Entrepreneurs

Startup Weekend comes to City Hall to inspire government apps

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More than 100 app developers, designers, entrepreneurs, marketing experts, private citizens and government officials will descend on Seattle City Hall for 54 hours this weekend to share ideas and create public-inspired mobile apps using government data. The gathering, hosted by Startup Weekend, is the first event ever dedicated to developing...
Startup Weekend comes to City Hall to inspire government apps

NYC Tech Mobilizer is Summer Camp for Devs Who ‘Crush Technical Problems With a Mere Glance’

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Mr. Lewis (twitter.com/mlewislogic) One of the most salient pieces of advice offered at yesterday's lady CEO panel at Internet Week is to find a mentor you trust who can help guide you through the turbulent ecosystem of Startupland. NYC Tech Mobilizer, a lightweight summer program for developers, wants to help...
NYC Tech Mobilizer is Summer Camp for Devs Who ‘Crush Technical Problems With a Mere Glance’

Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

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We all know by now that the right mentor can be a huge boon to your career. But actually finding the right Larry Summers to your Sheryl Sandberg can be awkward at best, and impossible at worst. A new startup launching today called Everwise is looking to help. The San...
Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor
Boston companies: Last chance to meet with the best mentors in town
Designer Fund And The White House Challenge You To Redesign The Electronic Medical Record

Startup Labs launches a fund for entrepreneurs in emerging markets [video]

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Startup Weekend has been instrumental in inspiring entrepreneurs all over the world to build and launch thousands of startups. But what happens when the weekend comes to an end? Do the startups continue to grow or do they fizzle out into oblivion? Cue Startup Labs, a seed-stage fund started by...
Startup Labs launches a fund for entrepreneurs in emerging markets [video]

Launch48 Build-A-Business-In-48-Hours Startup Event Returns To London For Another Caffeine-Fuelled Weekend

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The Launch48 event for potential startups to get together and each build a completely new online or app business in just 48 hours is back in London this weekend, with space for 100 budding entrepreneurs to take part in the intensive caffeine-fuelled event, at University College London — kicking off...
Launch48 Build-A-Business-In-48-Hours Startup Event Returns To London For Another Caffeine-Fuelled Weekend
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