Five Awesome Accelerators & A Startup

It takes a village to start a company. GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network, which is why we wanted you to know five awesome things GAN members are doing for the startup industry this past month!

  • StartupYard hosted the FastLane Tour in September, a trip to five of Central Europe’s capital cities. Startups in Poland, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Kosovo and Romania were able to pitch for a chance to jump ahead of the application process for the next cohort.
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  • The Iowa Startup Accelerator won the national App Economy Spotlight Award from T”he App Association”:http://actonline.org/ for making extraordinary contributions in their community to promote innovation in the app economy.
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  • Chinaccelerator hosted two 8×8 conference in China in September. At these events eight tech pioneers and top VCs present for eight minutes about their startup journey.
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  • Lightning Lab launched a new accelerator called XX that is focused on female founders and the startups they run.
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Eko is a GAN startup who makes a Bluetooth enabled device called Eko Core that connects to a conventional stethoscope and wirelessly transmits heart sounds to a smartphone app.

Congratulations to this Better Ventures graduate for being the youngest ever to receive Class II FDA clearance for a medical device!
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