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GAN and Techstars Mingle 'n Mentor London

Join Managing Directors from Global Accelerator Network programs as they look to give first to the London community. We’ll provide the snacks, drinks, convivial atmosphere and first come, first serve mentoring sessions with GAN MDs from Europe, Asia and MENA eager to help your startup. Bring your pitch, your questions and challenges, and your adventurous spirit for a fun and fruitful evening.

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GAN & SBA Accelerator Meetup SXSW 2014

The US Small Business Administration and Global Accelerator Network would like to cordially invite you to the Accelerator Meetup hosted by GAN and the SBA on March 11th at The Capital Factory starting at 12pm CST.

Selected accelerators from across the country will demo their model and plans to scale their accelerators to a group of potential funders. Accelerators will also have the opportunity to share best practices, network with each other and learn more about government resources available to accelerators and their programs.

Following the demos GAN, the SBA and Capital Factory will host an informal networking session between potential funders and accelerators; as well as startups and members of public interested in connecting with accelerators and pre/post accelerator programs.

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MD Conference

This Global Accelerator Network members-only annual conference creates a unique atmosphere that fosters networking and the sharing of information and best practices specific to our acceleration model.

Quarterly Network Calls for Founders

On our Quarterly Network Calls for Founders, we’re always lining up great guest speakers like Doug Rand at the White House and David Cohen of TechStars. And we top off those insightful chats by focusing on important industry relevant topics like how to generate talent or find and pitch to top investors.

Monthly Network Calls for Managing Directors

GAN also holds Monthly Network Calls for Managing Directors. In the past, we’ve been able to host exclusive chats with leaders in the accelerator industry, as well as lead conversations that offer vital training tips to assist founders with pitching ideas and attracting applicants.

GAN & SBA Accelerator Meetup 2013

The US Small Business Administration and Global Accelerator Network would like to cordially invite you to the Accelerator Demo Day on Friday, July 19th at the 1776 Accelerator. One of SBA’s highest priorities is to support high growth entrepreneurship and the transfer of ideas from labs to the market by looking at ways to fund accelerators who provide capital, mentorship and networking opportunities to the startup community.

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GAN Meetup: Oceania | ANZ INNOVYZ Start

The GAN Oceania meetup will bring together accelerators from Australia and New Zealand alongside their mentors, investors and founders to connect, network and learn from one another at the ANZ Innovyz START accelerator in Adelaide, Australia.

The Global Accelerator Network will be leading discussions pertinent to accelerators, investors and startups in Australia and New Zealand with presentations and discussions moderated by GAN staff. Attendees can expect to learn, be inspired and dialogue with other influential members of the Oceania startup community as we seek ways to cooperate, collaborate and elevate accelerators in this region.

The day is comprised of 3 parts: One exclusively for accelerator staff, then a session for accelerator staff, mentors and investors and finally, a culminating event which includes accelerator staff, mentors, investors and founders in a mini demo day and networking event.

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GAN Meetup: APAC | JFDI.Asia

For the first time ever, the GAN APAC meetup will bring together accelerators and their key partners across the Asia Pacific region to connect, network and learn from one another. The event will take place over a day and an evening on Friday 26 July 2013 and is an invitation-only event for the top technology accelerator programs in the Asia Pacific Region.

GAN Meetup: Buenos Aires | NXTP Labs

The GAN South America meetup will bring together accelerators, mentors, investors and founders in South America to connect, network and learn best practices from one another.

Our hosts, NXTP Labs, will be leading discussions pertinent to accelerators, investors and startups in South America with discussions moderated by Global Accelerator Network staff. Attendees can expect to learn, share their ideas, be inspired and dialogue with other influential members of South America’s startup community as we seek ways to cooperate, collaborate and elevate accelerators in South America. The day will culminate in a mini demo day featuring 6 promising companies from the region.

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Why Accelerators Love Events Like Startup Weekend

If you’ve ever participated in a hackathon-like event or even something more globally like Startup Weekend then you already know how enlightening it can really be.

For those that survive that 54-hour or so slugfest of exhaustion and exhilaration it can be a molotov cocktail that provides existing entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts a nail-biting reminder of why they do what they do.

You see, building something out of nothing in a short, concentrated, and intense amount of time is just...

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