Y Combinator welcomed five new partners to its elite cabal today and said goodbye to one.
Mobile Monday, an international organization that supports the mobile community, Momentum debuted its program today that offers a free twelve week program to support promising mobile startups.
Points of Light has selected the second class of startups for its civic accelerator program. The program is entirely focused on 'civic ventures' and entrepreneurs working to strengthen communities.
Three best-in-class startups from Microsoft's Israel accelerator program are traveling around the U.S. seeking investment and business connections.
Editor's Pick "Something very interesting is happening here," Google's top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. "This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people."
Enstitute's fellows are placed in two-year apprenticeship programs, an alternative to college. They pickup the technical skills that are coveted by employers.
A partnership between Rethink Education and NewSchools marks an "unprecedented step" in the alignment of public and private education investors.
Zynga cofounder Mark Pincus just announced plans to launch an accelerator for startups developing educational games.
The largest accelerator in Canada, the biggest seed investor in Europe, and one of the top seed funds in Australia are joining forced to put on one major demo day for 15 of their top startups May 1 in San Francisco.
Applications opened today for the BitTorrent Acceleration Program as part of its "ongoing quest" to find new and innovative ways to apply the BitTorrent protocol.
The new ed-tech fund is supported by LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Y Combinator founder Paul Graham, among others.
How does an all-expenses-paid trip to Redwood City, Calif., for a month-long entrepreneurship course with Silicon Valley developers and designers sound?
Virginia announced a new cyber-security accelerator that is based on the same model as Silicon Valley's Y Combinator.
Venture firm New Enterprise Associates hopes to find new cures for rare diseases with its latest investment.
Tumml is a new 'urban ventures' accelerator program that empowers entrepreneurs to solve urban problems using technology.
A South African accelerator receives investment from a South African venture capital fund in an effort to build a robust, flowing, native startup ecosystem.
Mind the Bridge held its first ever demo day where six European startups brought their ideas and products to Silicon Valley.
Clean tech accelerator program Greenstart loses the three-month mentorship model to become a venture firm with a built-in design studio.
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio's API.
"The vast majority of organizations put their emergency information on paper," Summers says. "This is an opportunity to leverage networking technology for safety."