News From Around the Network 30.9.13

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

Accelerator News
JFDI.ASIA Welcomes 10 International Startups To Their Accelerator

Flat6Labs Debuts A New Model; Will It Set the Tone For Regional Startup Acceleration?

Communitech’s Hyperdrive Accelerator Experiences Trend of More Female Founders

Why Chicago Is A New Hot Spot For Entrepreneurs

Capital Innovators Names Scott Bernstein Director of Operations

The Women Of TechStars Chicago

Capital Innovators Announces Fall 2013 Class of Startups

The Pros And Cons Of Accelerators For Startups From Techstars Company CoachUP

They Travelled More Than 14,000km Not for the Beaches of Sydney or Melbourne’s Funky Laneways but for Adelaide… w/ Innovyz Start

Techstars Acquires NameLayer to Bring Premium Domain Names to its Portfolio

Sprint and Techstars Launch Startup Accelerator for Mobile Health

AVG Invests in Startupbootcamp NFC & Contactless Program in Amsterdam

D2: Cincinnati is a Leader, Not a Flyover

R/GA And Techstars Launch A New Accelerator For Startups Devoted To Connected Devices

Demo Days
Gener8tor Startup Launch Attracts California Venture Capitalists

ARK Challenge II Names 3 Winners: Info Assembly, Overwatch, Langhar

Gener8tor Summer 2013 Demo Day Video#

TechStars-Powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Holds its First Demo Day in NYC

Blueprint Health Debuts Its Fourth Class, Opens Applications for Winter 2014 Class

Founder Exit
Nor1 Announces Acquisition of Flextrip

Founder Funding
TechStars London’s Debut Demo Day: Meet The Ten Startups Who Presented

Techstars Grad StarStreet Reports $1.4M Fundraise

Startup AdYapper Raises $1.2 million From Kiphart, Others AdYapper raises $1.2 million from Kiphart, others (Techstars)

RunTitle (SURGE 2) Raises $4M Series A Round of Funding

Accepting Applications
R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator Powered By Techstars Oct. 11
Flat6Labs Cairo Oct. 31
Startupbootcamp HighTechXL 2013
Flat6Labs Jeddah
Capital Innovators
gener8tor Madison
Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator Powered By Techstars?
Startupbootcamp Haifa

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