accelerators

A hidden advantage of the best startup accelerators, and how to evaluate them on it

Startup accelerators are everywhere.

What started as an investment experiment with Techstars and Y Combinator, mostly focused on software technology in the early 2000s, has spread across the globe. 

If you can think of an industry there’s probably a startup accelerator for it, including areas like finance, clothing, design, cryptosecurity, food, and education. Large public companies like Wells Fargo now start their own, and those that don’t often partner up with an accelerator via an innovation arm or investment decision.

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