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

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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 Design Box partnership to launch coworking/incubator space downtown Raleigh

Today I'm pleased to announce that I've partnered with Aly Khalifa of Gamil to launch BetaBox at Design Box downtown Raleigh. BetaBox is the coworking services hosted at Design Box and will feature daily, weekly, and monthly desk rentals along with conference room and meeting spaces. Coworking downtown Raleigh has been long desired from the community in Raleigh, NC and we're both excited to launch it at Design Box. Some of the office amenities include 6,000 square feet open creative environment, 25 available workstations (4 Desk, 2 private offices, 2 conference areas, 1 quiet phone room, [...]