Six Awesome Accelerators

It takes a village to start a company. GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network, which is why we wanted you to know six awesome things GAN members are doing for the startup industry!

Why this startup chose a smaller town over the Valley

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SendGrid is a success story for many reasons. One of the biggest ingredients to their longevity and good fortune is location. The founders lived in California but chose a GAN accelerator, Techstars, in Colorado. After they graduated from their program they didn’t move to the valley, they stayed put in Colorado where their network was quickly growing. Even though it was a smaller market, the benefits of proximity to their investors, mentors, peers was undeniable and the cost of living, amount of talent, quality of life all urged them to stay. Their choice of location was probably one of the best decisions they made and set them on the course to being a growing and sustainable company. We asked Brandon West of SendGrid a few questions around the company’s history and what it has meant for them to have headquarters in Colorado.

A letter to startups who went through a GAN accelerator

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If you’ve ever flown on the U.S.-based airline carrier Southwest Airlines, you know they typically end your flight saying “we know you have a choice in airlines, and we’re thankful you chose Southwest.” It’s a nice, friendly way for them to say thanks. When it comes to getting support to get your startup off the ground or even just an education, we know you have a lot of choices and…..

Accelerator News To Kick Off 2016

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It takes a village to start a company. GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network, which is why we wanted you to know nine awesome things GAN members are doing for the startup industry!