startup communities


3 Ways Startup Culture Is Just Like College

  • September 13, 2013

When you first walk into an incubator space or a new startup office, something immediately feels familiar. There are whiteboards scribbled with ideas and silly jokes covering every wall. Groups of people – many of them quite young – are clustered around large tables, either arguing animatedly about the finer…


13 Awesome Startup Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

  • July 20, 2012

New York City is a fascinating and wonderful city for entrepreneurs. Big brands are interspersed with innovative startups, there is a lot of capital for supporting nascent businesses and Mayor Bloomberg has enacted founder-friendly policies to support innovation. NYC is full of hardworking people with diverse backgrounds and skills, and it’s the city that, like an entrepreneur, never sleeps.


Fee-based Startup Communities… Where?

  • July 17, 2012

Strawberry daiquiris, sandy beaches, sunset from a cruise ship balcony. For a change, I’m not daydreaming about either a past or an imminent vacation. Instead, I’m trying to picture the setting for some of the newer alternative startup accelerators. Accelerators that participants pay to attend. These hybrids of business incubator and mainland escape are starting to ring more phones–those of both venture capitalists and travel agents.

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