News from around the network: 5.2.2013

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With over 50 member accelerators who have 700+ alumni companies, something good is always happening around the GAN. Here’s our latest:

Accelerator News
Excelerate Labs Is Now TechStars Chicago

Jumpstart Foundry Announces New COO David Ledgerwood

Flat6Labs Eyes Other Countries in MENA Region For Expansion

Capital Innovators teams have raised $14 million in additional funding, a collective revenue of $3 million and support 246 jobs.

The Brandery will partner with University of Cincinnati Law School

Recent Demo Days
Inaugural MuckerLab Demo Day Brings the House Down

Flat6Labs Graduates Cycle 3: Here’s What They’re Building

Founders In The News
JumpStart Foundry Alum Jamplify Wins Midemlab Competition

Meet the Inaugural Startupbootcamp Israel Teams

Funding
TechStars Tred announces a $1.7 million seed round from former General Motors Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner, automotive investment firm Fraser McCombs Capital, venture capital firm Maveron Capital, angels Chris Sacca and David Cohen, and other investors.

Alphalab alum ActivAided Orthotics offers new thinking for backpain sufferers

FlixMaster (TechStars Boulder 2011) Raises $1.1 Million To Bring Interactive Video To Networks And Brand Marketers

TechStars Cloud Grad Distil.It Lands $1.8M To Help Your Business Put A Stop To Bots, Web Scraping & Content Theft

Application Deadlines:
2/8 The Iron Yard
3/16 TechStars Boulder
3/15 TechStars Chicago
3/23 AngelCube
4/8 The Ark
4/13 BoomStartup
4/16 NMotion
4/20 Dogfish Accelerator
5/1 Brandery

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