Nike Launches Nike+ Startup Accelerator Powered by TechStars … TechStars is Winning.

The Next Web reported that Nike partned with TechStars to launch the Nike+ startup Accelerator. In a time where it seems incubators and accelerators are launching just as fast as startups it's clear that TechStars is leading the pack. TechStars which states they're the "#1 startup accelerator in the world with locations in Boulder, Boston, Seattle, and New York City, along with programs powered by TechStars such as the Cloud Accelerator in San Antonia, TX, The Microsoft Accelerator, Seattle, WA and now the Nike+ Accelerator in Portland, OR is living up to the ranking.

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Video: Mitch Kapor on the value of the NewMe Accelerator and what Kapor Capital looks for in startups

Originally posted on Blackweb 2.0

The NewMe Accelerator just completed it's first full week of working with amazing mentors and speakers from the Silicon Valley. Closing out the week NewMe startups had a chance sit down for one on one sessions with well known Venture Capitalist Mitch Kapor @mkapor of Kapor Capital. Before the sessions begin Mitch talked to the NewMe Accelerator startups first class on how he learned about the accelerator, why the NewMe Accelerator is important to have in the Silicon Valley and what Kapor Capital looks for in startups when considering investing. Take a [...]

Silicon Valley Welcomes First of its Kind Minority Accelerator

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Silicon Valley welcomed the first ever technology accelerator for minority-led start-ups, NewME Accelerator. NewME’s select participants commenced their first class on June 16 and will participate in this program throughout the summer.  The start-up founders are based in a shared house in Mountain View, Calif. and are utilizing co-working space at Citizen Space in San Francisco.

This program gives the founders a unique opportunity to learn from key industry leaders during private [...]

Announcing the NewME Accelerator Startup Winners – This summer is going to be epic!

Originally Posted on BlackWeb 2.0 by Sherri L. Smith

Last month, Black Web 2.o CEO and founder, Angela Benton announced the launch of the NewME Accelerator. The “first-ever technology accelerator for minority-led startups,” the NewME Accelerator will help a select number of startups take their budding businesses to the next level. Taking place over a nine-week period (June 16 – August 18), startup founders will travel to the heart of Silicon Valley to learn from some of technology’s top industry leaders.

In addition to five pre-selected startups, (goKitkloud.coPencil You In [...]