Southern Startup Hospitality With the exception of the Austin arts and startup scene, much of the country sees the South […]
Happy Thursday: Apps & Startups To Help Find a Babysitter
As a parent, you’re probably familiar with making sacrifices for your kids. Whether it’s saving money for college, shuttling people […]
Startup Funding At 4 Year Low, Who Might Break the Trend?
With a 12% YOY drop in the number of startup funding deals in Q1, the questions is, are there any startups poised to challenge the trend? We look at the current classes of the leading accelerators/incubators and draw some lessons for the entrepreneur looking for the next big business idea.
Remidi Wearable Instrument Striking Major Chords with Music Makers and Incubators
Remidi is a glove and wristband that turns anyone into a one-man band. Play, remix and record songs on the fly. The rhythm is in your fingers. It’s also not the only wearable that is designed to turn your body into a musical instrument, but it might be the best.
The Startup Making Robots to Make Your Salads
Casabots develops salad-making robots for restaurants, grocery stores, cafeterias and hotels. They’re great for efficiency and should make food production safer, reducing the risks of food borne illness by reducing human handling of food.
This Build-Your-Own-Real-Life-Playhouse App is Popping Up on Everyone’s Radar
It sprang into the SXSW accelerator and snagged the $4,000 top prize. It scored a spot in Techstar’s current Austin class […]
Kandid.ly, On-Demand Photographers for Every Day Life
When I was a kid, my dad always had his camera with him, photographing and recording all the big moments […]
Mentors & Mischief: Interview w Jenny Fielding of Techstars
While we were at the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, we were lucky enough to snag a few minutes with a […]
Incubation Frustration: 4 Reasons Accelerators Can Lead To Stalls
Getting into an incubator or accelerator program is the dream of many tech startup founders, but the model isn’t perfect, and can sometimes lead to company failures rather than growth. Consider these four potential shortfalls of the incubator model before hitting the accelerator.
When You Wish Upon a Startup: Disney Accelerator Opens Applications for Third Summer Program
The Walt Disney Co. was a major media and entertainment innovator from its start, and it has successfully retained that […]
Target and Techstars, and Accelerating the Future of Retail
It’s the beginning of the end of the beginning of an era. “Disruption” has been the buzzword of the startup […]
Top 3 Startup Accelerator Programs
If you are in the tech world and feel you have an idea or concept that can positively change the world, but you do not know where to start? You could fight to get a few minutes with the top VCs in Silicon Valley, or you could turn to a startup accelerator. These are companies or organizations that mentor fledgling startups on their concept, execution and assist with funding in the process.