Accelerators & Incubators: what has happened in the last decade?

This was originally written on Medium by one of members, Timothy O’ Connell , he heads the H-FARM Acceleration Programs.   Accelerators and incubators have played an important role the last decade in fostering entrepreneurial culture and helping early-phase projects to take off. Often these actors have been the first partner for startups looking for guidance, […]

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! Better Ventures is accepting applications for their next round of pre-seed investments, companies will receive $100k […]

9 Awesome Accelerators & A Startup

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! AlphaLab Gear announced the 2016 National Hardware Cup, the first nation-wide pitch competition focused exclusively on […]

Five Awesome Accelerators & A Startup

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 five awesome things GAN members are doing for the startup industry this past month! Better Ventures is committing $1million to back pre-seed stage technology companies who are […]

Six Awesome Accelerators and A Startup

It takes a village to start a company and GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network, which is why we wanted to highlight six awesome things GAN members are doing for the startup industry this past month! NMotion is hosting a PreLaunch Startup Bootcamp, it’s an 11 week program with […]

Why We Love New Zealand Investors

Investors are vital to startups. They provide the capital startups need to fund company growth. In the GAN, 79% of the companies our accelerators have supported are still in business today mainly because of the funding from local investors with the average investment being around $790K. As I travel around the world to visit our […]

It Takes a Village

It takes a village to start a company and GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network. Which is why we wanted to take a moment and highlight 10 awesome things GAN members are doing for startups! 1. Communitech launched a new accelerator called Rev, a first-of-its-kind sales accelerator 2. The […]

We Support An Open Internet

One of the focuses of the GAN is make sure that accelerators and startups are protected. In the United States, as many of you know, FCC Chairman Wheeler proposed net neutrality rules that we think will keep an open internet and be favorable to your entrepreneurs. This week FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai put out a […]

Summer Camp for Startups

GAN member, Coolhouse Labs has been quietly helping startups in their gorgeous little town off the shore of Lake Michigan. Now they are announcing increased funding for their startups and an expansion to Ann Arbor, Michigan! Coolhouse Labs offers “free housing, mentorship, and access to their incredible design and product development team, and nearly $200,000 […]