startup programs

startup programs

Zynga sues PyramidVille maker in trademark dispute

www.geekwire.com
Zynga, maker of FarmVille, CityVille and other popular social games,  has filed a trademark lawsuit against Kobojo, a startup based in France that makes a game called PyramidVille. Zynga says the game is being confused for one of its own, and the company asks the court to put a stop...
Zynga sues PyramidVille maker in trademark dispute

Speeding Up Windows 7: Everything You Need to Know

www.makeuseof.com
No matter which version of Windows you use, you will find your PC slowing down after a few months of regular use. This holds true for the latest incarnation as well – Windows 7. There are several third-party utilities that optimize Windows, but it is not safe to run system...
Speeding Up Windows 7: Everything You Need to Know

Ecosystem + Incubator = Startup "Ecobator" NestGSV

www.readwriteweb.com
Startup accelerators are great, as far as they go. The problem is that, after startups enjoy several months of pedal-to-the-metal support and mentorship, the vast majority of them exit the programs and hit a brick wall. The cheerleading stops, venture funding never materializes and the founders go back to writing...
Ecosystem + Incubator = Startup "Ecobator" NestGSV

What Should Startups Offer Mentors? This Law Firm-Backed f6s Template May Help

techcrunch.com
When we covered the launch of f6s this year it looked like a simple but useful platform for founders and startups to keep track of all the events and accelerator programs that happen globally. The real advantage is that you can apply to these programs inside the site for many...
What Should Startups Offer Mentors? This Law Firm-Backed f6s Template May Help

NYC-backed health startup lab wants to turn academics into entrepreneurs

gigaom.com
The Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab, a new startup program supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), is betting that it can turn a group of mostly science-oriented academics and researchers into business-savvy entrepreneurs. The program which launched at the end of last year, this week announced the...
NYC-backed health startup lab wants to turn academics into entrepreneurs
It's raining ed-tech accelerators

Microsoft Ventures: The story behind the company's startup overhaul

www.geekwire.com
Rahul Sood Even big companies face significant hurdles launching new products. As it turns out, Microsoft Ventures, the company’s new umbrella program for startups, almost had trouble launching on time. “Somebody registered microsoftventures.com, and we had to buy it from them,” said Rahul Sood, General Manager for Microsoft Ventures at...
Microsoft Ventures: The story behind the company's startup overhaul

Following the money in health tech: accelerators galore nationwide

gigaom.com
The tech hubs on the coasts aren’t the only places where innovation in digital health is taking root. Last month, four new health technology startup programs made headlines, including a new Healthbox program in Jacksonville, Fla., the Dreamit Health accelerator in Philadelphia and the Health Wildcatters in Dallas, Tex.  (This...
Following the money in health tech: accelerators galore nationwide

Ed tech accelerators go corporate: Pearson and Kaplan launch startup programs

gigaom.com
Have an idea for an ed tech startup? Now might be a good time to go forward with it, because in the last month not one, not two, but four new ed tech accelerators have launched. Earlier this month, we reported on the launches of Boston’s LearnLaunchX and New York’s...
Ed tech accelerators go corporate: Pearson and Kaplan launch startup programs
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?