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We are a founder focused and accelerator agnostic information directory/accelerator resource platform. We source leading practitioners and researchers to contribute original insights and case studies that founders can draw on to maximise their accelerator experience.

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We review / curate accelerator books, accelerator related articles, accelerator case studies, accelerator interviews, accelerator videos and accelerator quotations.

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"Our aim to organize accelerater information into the simplest and most flexible format to enable entrepreneurs to find what they need fast, so they can get back to building their startups."

Find out more about accelerators in our categories below.

Accelerator Programs

APPLYING FOR ACCELERATORS

A one-stop shop website, where most accelerators list their application forms, closing dates, links, and info about their accelerators. Sign up, create a profile and start applying for accelerators anywhere in the world 

CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

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CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

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Crunchbase is the leading platform for professionals to discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and pursue new opportunities.  their business decisions. 

Research Insights

ACCELERATOR VALUE PROPOSITION 

ACCELERATOR ECONOMIC IMPACT

CORPORATE ACCELERATORS

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In this paper, we relate key variation in the antecedents, organizational design and operation of these programs to theories of firm-level entrepreneurial performance.

 Based on information obtained during interviews with managers and participants of corporate accelerators (n=40), managers receive a framework and strategies for designing corporate accelerators.

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Articles

ACCELERATOR MENTORS

Analysis of new data on startups suggests that founders should also dedicate significant time to something that many people overlook: recruiting great mentors.  

GETTING ACCELERATOR READY

CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

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Andreessen Horowitz expansive interview with HBR, the man who predicted how software would eat the world has distilled what he wants in a founder

An analysis of data from Crunchbase presents the 10 accelerators based on successful number of exits including 500 startups, Y Combinator...

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Case Studies

THE ACCELERATOR INTERVIEW

CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

THE ACCELERATOR EXPERIENCE

Public Speaker

My Y Combinator interview experience

By Wenbin Fang, CEO and Co-Founder Listen Notes

Analysis of new data on startups suggests that founders should also dedicate significant time to something that many people overlook: recruiting great mentors

Andreessen Horowitz expansive interview with HBR, the man who predicted how software would eat the world has distilled what he wants in a founder

An analysis of data from Crunchbase presents the 10 accelerators based on successful number of exits including 500 startups, Y Combinator...

A horrifying accelerator story that you’ll need to read twice

By David Cohen, Founder and Managing Partner, Techstars

Accelerator Videos

CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

Lifelong entrepreneurs and investors, Brad Feld and David Cohen, co-founders of Techstars Accelerators, share how they built Techstars a world renowned accelerator that helps entrepreneurs succeed from inspiration to IPO

CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

Michael Seibel is CEO and a partner at Y Combinator and co-founder of two startups. He has been a partner at Y Combinator since 2013, advised hundreds of startups, and has been active in promoting diversity efforts among startup founders

CHOOSING AN ACCELERATOR

A short video explaining 500 Startups which runs four accelerator programs per year; two in Mountain View, CA, and two others in San Francisco.

Accelerator Tools

THE ACCELERATOR APPLICATION

See Dropbox's original Y Combinator accelerator application to get an idea about what is involved with a winning application.

THE ACCELERATOR INTERVIEW

THE ACCELERATOR APPLICATION

A virtual accelerator interview for practicing complete with timer and advice about how to handle questions

The Muse applied to Y Combinator in fall of 2011 and was accepted into the winter 2012 batch. 

Quotes

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THE ACCELERATOR NETWORK

AFTER THE ACCELERATOR

GETTING ACCELERATOR READY

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