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Not All Startup Accelerators Are Created Equal

With new startup accelerator programs popping up daily around the country, offering mentorship, funding and an opportunity to build a business, it has raised the question, are all accelerator programs created equal?

This panel discussion will explore accelerator program models, including the classic summer-class program model, industry specific programs, gender focused and contest-style programs, in an effort to explain the key differences within the vast landscape of startup accelerator options available to entrepreneurs.

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Questions Answered

  1. What are the top startup accelerator programs across the country?
  2. What are the different accelerator program models - what are their pro's and con's?
  3. What are the key differences between startup accelerator programs and how can startup founders evaluate them?
  4. Which startup accelerator program makes the most sense for your business?
  5. Should geography or industry-focus dictate the appropriate accelerator program?

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Organizer

Frank Gruber Tech Cocktail


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