News From Around the Network 29.8.13

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

Startup Day Across America is TODAY!
Be Heard: Startup Day Across America

Feld Thoughts: Startup Day Across America on August 29

Every Lawmaker Should Promote Startups and Job Growth- Rep Jared Polis

Engine: Startup Across America Day

Accelerator News
Here are the 11 Startups That Got Into Techstars in Seattle

Cairo’s Startup Revolution featuring Flat 6 Labs

Meet the Jumpstart Foundry Teams

The Iron Yard Gives Businesses the Tools to Succeed

Wal-Mart’s Backyard is a Hotbed for Startups

Announcing the R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, powered by Techstars

VETransfer Expands Into Global Entrepreneurship Collective: Adds Focus On Central City Startups

2 Gener8tor Startups Raise Over $600,000 In Seed Funding

OneTwoTrip Acquires Analytics-Driven Hotel Comparison Site DealAngel, a Techstars company

A Techstars First: Startup GoodApril Gets Acquired Before Demo Day

Founder Funding
Energy Startup and Surge Company DrillMap raises $6.5M, Helps to Digitize the Oilfield

Founder News
Roadtrippers, a Brandery alum, Secures Kvamme Investment, Sets Launch for New App

SurfAir, a MuckerLab company, in the New York Times

Haptix, a The Iron Yard Company, Is A Gesture-Sensing Laptop Clip That Wants To Be Kinect For Accountants

Accepting Applications
NXTP Labs *Closes Sept 1
Startupbootcamp Mobility
AlphaLab Gear *Closes Sept 4
Flat6Labs Cairo
Startupbootcamp HighTechXL *Close Sept 8
gener8tor Madison
Flat6Labs Jeddah