Tag Archive | Incubator

How to Shop for a Business Incubator

Several Months ago, prominent journalist Fareed Zakaria told Harvard University’s graduating class, “You don’t need an ethics course to know what you shouldn’t do.” It was good advice, as members of Duke University’s class of 2012 could attest. At Duke’s commencement 11 days before, Zakaria had uttered precisely the same words. Zakaria’s Harvard and Duke […]

7 Qualities of a Good Start-up Incubator/Accelerator

Choosing the right incubator/accelerator is a lot like applying to college, or business school. There’s an increasing number of options available nationwide, some are more desirable than others, and each has its own culture, admissions process, and niche. All of that makes it very hard to determine which one is right for your start-up. We […]

The Secret of Instant Success

You’ve been working hard, pulling all nighters, and slaving away. You’ve been working on your venture for months, maybe longer. You have the drive, the skills, the brilliant concept, and you want to know why your start-up isn’t the next Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube yet. There are several reasons those businesses succeeded […]

Top 10 Incubators/Accelerators

There’s a fundamental difference between incubators and accelerators. It’s important to understand the difference so that you know what to expect and know what you’re getting yourself and your startup into. It’s also important to remember that each incubator and accelerator has its own personality and style, so be sure to research that as well. […]