It Pays To Be Different - Why building your company outside Silicon Valley may save it

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While places like San Francisco and London get the most attention in the tech space, startup ecosystems are emerging all over the world. San Francisco and London didn’t become tech hubs overnight – and we’re seeing hubs quickly emerging in places like Buenos Aires, Prague, Cairo, and throughout the midwestern United States. But the question is: Why would you want to build your company in a “new” startup ecosystem?

Three Reasons Companies Are Not Getting Funding

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This week I’m in Honolulu visiting the Blue Startups accelerator and the companies in their latest cohort. As I end my meetings most of the companies ask something that almost every startup asks, “how can I get VCs to invest in my startup?”

Top 10 Accelerator News of 2015

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The startup world is one that is constantly in flux, which keeps the accelerator industry and the world on their toes! Below are the top ten news the accelerator industry saw in 2015.

3 PR Tips for Every Startup

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Okay, so you’ve graduated from your accelerator and you even managed to get a little press from demo day. Congrats! But the truth is, more people need to know about your startup. It’s not as simple as the movie says “if you build it, they will come” (that’s from Field of Dreams kids). So now what?