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How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators

We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.

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These #6 Indian, State-led Incubators are Helping Start-ups Kick off

Almost every business school has taken a step forward in forming an incubation center for aspiring student entrepreneurs, geared up to build their...

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TAQADAM Tales: Saudi Arabia-Based Miqyas Has Its Sights Set On Providing Online Sizing Options For Fashion E-Commerce Retailers

Built as a software as a service (SaaS) platform, Miqyas helps online fashion retailers precisely measure clothing sizes for customers.  

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TAQADAM Tales: Fintech Startup Boonus Is Aiming To Dominate The Loyalty Program Market In Saudi Arabia

Launched in July 2020, Boonus is a fintech company that specializes in providing loyalty and rewards programs by enabling retailers and merchants to...

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Graduates of Top Startup Programs Are More Likely to Succeed

It's a great time to launch a startup -- but you have to make sure yours stands out.

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PepsiCo Launches Greenhouse Accelerator In MENA To Support Startups Tackling Sustainable Packaging And Circular Economy Solutions

PepsiCo, in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), has launched its first MENA edition of the Greenhouse...

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Brinc MENA's Spring 2021 Demo Day Showcases Sustainable Tech Solutions

Its seventh cohort consists of four companies in the field of insurtech, medtech, Industry 4.0, and traveltech.

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TAQADAM Startup Accelerator Showcase 2022 Set To Reward 11 Startups With US$100,000 In Funds On March 10, 2022

58 founders from 23 startups will showcase what they've been working on during the program to an audience of investors, business leaders and other...

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Developing Digital Creativity

The British Council holds its first Culture Shift Lab in the Middle East in Dubai.

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7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.

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10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator

If you think your company would benefit from becoming a member of one of these intense programs, go through this list first.

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This Mobile Seed Fund Just Added Two More Partners

Silicon Valley-based Tandem has added former Google and Yahoo executive Shashi Seth and co-founder of couchsurfing.com Daniel Hoffer as partners.

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From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.

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7 Tips to Find the Perfect Accelerator -- or Your Soul Mate

Use this foolproof plan when looking for your business's ideal match.

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SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips

We caught up with judges of this annual competition to find out what works and what doesn't.

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How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight

From crowdfunding legal defenses to helping immigrants and ex-cons, Venture Capital allows fledgling business the chance to develop and help...

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Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Before you commit to a program, understand what's expected of you and what you'll be offered in return.

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Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.

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Social Investors, Social Activists And Social Ventures Talk Back: What's Happening In MENA?

In the western markets such as the U.S. or Europe, capital structures are becoming more inclusive for social enterprises. But what's happening in...

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The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)

From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward...

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Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network

Desire access to C-level players at a Fortune 100 company? New entrepreneurs can gain access to partners, customers, employees and other players to...

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Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)

Ask yourself some simple questions before you pursue funding.

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Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.

Working with others on a project is one of the most effective ways to move an idea forward.

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Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are...

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Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cachet, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets...

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Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things.

If accepted into an program, it means mentorship, classes and training from those who have been there and done that.

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How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program

Not all accelerator programs are created equal. Follow this list of do's and dont's to make sure you find the right one for your company.

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A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

We at AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur Media have put together an awesome way to help colleges and incubators shepherd innovation.

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