Accelerate

It’s time to accelerate hardcore tech

We’re now seeing a new kind of accelerator emerge that aims to match existing tech with talented entrepreneurs who can bring these technologies to market.

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator class 2

Do accelerators help startups? Here’s what we found

Is the effort worth giving away equity, investing time, and creating incremental costs? Do accelerators really help new companies “jump the line”?

It’s raining ed-tech accelerators

Ed-tech entrepreneurs will be spoiled for choice when it comes to picking an accelerator or incubator program. A deluge of new accelerators have launched in recent weeks, including Kaplan and Pearson’s “corporate” offerings.

Founders beware: accelerators offer upside, but only if you’re ready

This spring alone, over 100 companies will graduate from startup boot camps, accelerators, incubators, or other similarly named programs. As my own company Dibsie prepares for demo day with Entrepreneur Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) in NYC, I want to share some thoughts with the founders thinking about applying. Do your diligence, and make sure you’re an educated buyer. Here’s what you need to know…

How many co-working spaces does the world need?

As my co-founders and I investigated the idea of creating Founders Den, we frequently heard the questions: “What is the difference between an incubator, accelerator, and co-working space?” and “Is there a need for another one?”

Entrepreneurs Roundtable launches New York City startup accelerator

Entrepreneurs Roundtable, an organization that hosts monthly events to assist budding startups, is launching its first startup accelerator in New York City today. Simply dubbed ER Accelerator, the organization bills it as a program “by New Yorkers, for New Yorkers.”