Getting into an accelerator is hard, and getting into a GAN Accelerator is even harder. Which is why so many of you are trying hard to do the “right” things to earn a coveted spot at a program. Here’s what I tell people when I get the chance, and it’s all based on GAN’s industry-wide data, coming straight from the source—the accelerators you’re trying to get into.
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When LendEDU started its company, its founders needed a lot of help. And they wouldn’t be where we are today without the guidance and help of GAN Accelerator, Iowa Startup Accelerator. In another moment of need, American Airlines also stepped in, lending a hand in the form of free flights. Here’s the story of how one GAN Partner provided essential support at a crucial time for this GAN Startup.
Startups today typically have solid plans for customer discovery, going to market, business development, fundraising, and account management. But what you don’t hear about very frequently is a startup’s plan around how to manage their investors. Here are a handful of ways to keep them engaged for the long-term.