News From Around the Network 30.12.13

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

Accelerator News
Brandery’s new partnership aims to boost startups
An interview with TechStars NY’s new Managing Director, Alex Iskold
Calvin Chu to head up RGA connected devices accelerator

AlphaLab Gear looks to boost hardware, robotics startups
ANZ Innovyz startup program enters Sydney
Why we chose an accelerator in Australia over one in the U.S.#
Capital Innovators, UMSL Teaming Up To Teach Digital Marketing
R/GA And Techstars announce the 10 startups selected for the R/GA connected aevices accelerator program
Iron Yard to expand code school
Capital Innovators ranks high in average follow-on funding
Sri Lankan-based app for children finds a home in Kitchener, the Canadian startup visa at work
Jumpstart Foundry expanding into corporate innovation
Startup Cincinnati: The Brandery
Flat6Labs sees potential in Egypt Startups
Innovation and investment dollars turn to a new region: The Midwest
Korean accelerator SparkLabs’ third class includes wearable devices and online music startups

Demo Days
Memes to offsite storage: meet the startups that vied for investors’ attention at JFDI’s Demo Day
10 new startups graduate from Adelaide accelerator ANZ Innovyz START
Startupbootcamp Mobility Investor Demo Day 2013
Startupbootcamp graduates nine teams at Copenahagen’s city hall
Hawaii’s Startup Paradise Demo Day gives companies a chance to pitch investors

Founder Exit
Six months after finishing StartupYard, Travelatus has been acquired.

Founder Fundraising
Ex-Amazonians and Techstars team Everpath raise $950K for online instruction platform
Techstars-alumni Sketchfab’s “Youtube for 3D Files” raises 2 million
Norse, a Capital Innovators company, raises $10 million in venture round
Techstars grad Shippable raises $2M to help developers ship code faster
Cultivation leads $1.25 million investment in Hatchbuck, a Capital Innovators company

Accepting Applications
Lightning Lab *Closes January 5th
Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator Powered by Techstars *Closes January 7th
Communitech Hyperdrive
Startupbootcamp Israel *Closes January 18th
H-Camp *Closes January 16th
Betaspring *Closes January 16th
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam *Closes January 18th
Startupyard Data, Search, Analytics
Blue Startups
Seed Hatchery
Upstart Accelerator