News from around the network 13.5.2013

With over 50 member accelerators who have 700+ alumni companies, something good is always happening around the GAN. Here’s our latest:

Accelerator News:
Chinaccelerator Announces Partnership with Leap Motion

Alphalab Launches New Hardware and Robotics accelerator

The Iron Yard: South Carolina’s New Healthcare Startup Accelerator

Mercedes-Benz, Bosch, HDI and Startupbootcamp Announce Partnership

Startupbootcamp Launches Accelerator Program for NFC Startups

Tech Cocktail Speaks with JFDI Asia on Singapore’s Growing Startup Scene

Startupbootcamp’s Global Pitch Day Tour Hits Amsterdam Just in Time for TNW Conference Europe

Blueprint Health Spins Out Health Tech

TechStars Chicago Reveals the 10 Startups For Its Inaugural Summer 2013 Accelerator Program Class

Demo Day Recap
Capital Innovators Demo Day Startup Event: Rock Stars and Amateur Rappers

Founder News
PivotDesk expands to NYC and San Francisco, helping solve startup-specific problems with office space

SurfAir, a MuckerLab Company, in Gentry Magazine

TechStars Boston Alum Placester Raises $2.5 Million For Its Professional Website Builder For Realtors

Pixtr, a Startupbootcamp Israel Company, Makes People Look Gorgeous In Photos

How This Startup Went From Microsoft’s Kinect Accelerator to Creating a Kickass iOS App

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