12 BEST STARTUP INCUBATORS AND ACCELERATORS OF 2017

There are several other incubators, however, that are formed by governments, civic groups, startup organizations or successful entrepreneurs.

A startup Incubator helps entrepreneurs to solve some of the problems commonly associated with running a startup by providing workspace, seed funding, mentoring, and training. The sole purpose of a startup incubator is to help entrepreneurs grow their business and usually non-profit organizations, which are usually run by both public and private entities.

There are several other incubators, however, that are formed by governments, civic groups, startup organizations or successful entrepreneurs. While most of the media emphasis focuses on tech startups, incubators aren’t just limited to one industry.There are also all-purpose incubators that consider all kinds of startups, regardless of industry.

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Here are some of the Best startup incubators given below….

Y Combinator

Y Combinator provides seed funding for startups. Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding. It pays your expenses while you’re getting started. Some companies may need no more than seed funding. Others will go through several rounds. There is no right answer; how much funding you need depends on the kind of company you start.

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Y Combinator goal is to get you through the first phase that where you’ve built something impressive enough to raise money on a larger scale. Y Combinator has a novel approach to seed funding: fund startups in batches. There are two each year, one from January through March and one from June through August. During each cycle, they fund multiple startups.

Techstars

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of startup programs worldwide.

Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO.

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500 Startups

500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund with a network of startup programs and believe successful internet startups are born from usable design, customer-focused metrics, and online distribution. they challenge themselves to also embody those qualities in how to help startups through both our seed fund and our startup accelerator program.

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In no particular order, that means: Building best-in-class resources for usable design, customer-focused metrics, and online distribution. Creating a diverse network of experienced and operationally-focused mentors. Partnering with key platform companies and services that will help our startups. Pushing the envelope on how we do investments…

AngelPad

AngelPad is a seed-stage accelerator program based and have launched more than 130 companies in 10 cohorts. Every 6 months we select about 12 teams from a huge pool of applicants (usually around 2000) to work with us.

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This focus has paid off, AngelPad has risen to be the #1 Accelerator in the U.S. (at least that’s what a real study from MIT/Brown University says) and Strictly VC called us the “Anti-Y Combinator“. During the program, they work on everything from finding product market fit, defining a target market to getting first validation for the company.

Seedcamp

Seedcamp believes the most ambitious founders seek out the smartest capital. Smart capital is more than the money to get you started. To realize your vision you need to tap into a global network of the right Advisors and overcome the challenges you’ll face in the fastest possible time. You need to put yourself in a position to have your choice of Talent, Advisors, and Investors, wherever they are across the globe. Seedcamp.

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Seedcamp invests their Network, Learning, and Capital based on the needs of seedcamp Founders, providing the platform to enable you to scale. In eight years we’ve backed almost 200 companies with one unicorn and 91% having raised further funding to a tune of $350M.

Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the entrepreneurial center of gravity in Austin, Texas. Located in the middle of downtown, Capital Factory has 50,000 square feet full of startups and entrepreneurs. Capital Factory Take the classes to learn the skills that startups need, attend meet ups to find a co-founder, rent a desk for your startup or apply for funding and mentorship in the Incubator.

At Capital Factory, you will meet your co-founder, first employee, mentor, press or investor. You’ll sharpen your skills and up your game. You’ll be surrounded by other entrepreneurs going through the same challenges and Accelerator is focused on helping tech startups profitably generate $1 million in revenue with less than $1 million in funding.

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Eranyc

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is an early-stage seed fund and technology accelerator created by New Yorkers, for New York. It is committed to helping build the next generation of great New York technology companies. ERA looks for companies that are best able to take full advantage of the NYC opportunity as a starting point to successfully enter the market for their product, service or application.

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ERA runs two four-month sessions per year, each with 10 companies. Startups receive $40K, free office space, free legal and other services. Additionally, companies receive free hands-on help from a team of 200+ mentors, who are experts in their respective fields.

Amplify

Amplify is a hands-on startup accelerator and multi-faceted entrepreneurial campus in Los Angeles. itself is a startup, run by an incredible team of entrepreneurs and visionaries. they expect to benefit from the community they’re building as much as our members will and making a real impact in the Los Angeles startup ecosystem is at the heart of our strategy.

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By providing seed funding, access to additional capital, and an unmatched team of mentors and advisors who have a unique connection to media and entertainment. Every company accepted will receive up to $50K in seed funding and free workspace in our community entrepreneur facility in Venice.

Betaworks

Betaworks is a start-up platform based in New York, focus on the intersection of media and technology and betaworks platform combines three areas of expertise.

1. A studio where build products like Giphy, Dots, bitly and Tweetdeck.

2. An investment fund for early stage start-ups related to the areas are building in.

3. camp; a thematic accelerator program for start-ups in frontier technology such as Bots, AI and Verbal Computing.

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Betaworks brings together these three areas to create extraordinary companies and work with exceptional people combining art and science.

Transmedia Capital

The Transmedia Capital (TMC) investment strategy is focused on early stage companies in the digital media market. Targeted categories within the digital media market include social media, analytics, social enterprise, mobile platforms, marketing platforms, advertising, marketplaces, content distribution, and search.

They are seasoned operators who have worked within the digital media, entertainment and advertising industries, and is also very attractive for entrepreneurs that want to leverage our expertise and relationships.

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TechNexus

TechNexus Venture Collaborative accelerates corporate engagement for entrepreneurs, developing faster market validation and a stronger, open innovation ecosystem. Anchored by our 50,000 square foot Chicago incubator and a curated, global network of partners, catalysts, and entrepreneurial enclaves, TechNexus nurtures, develops, funds and aligns venture activity with an enterprise focus.

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TechNexus is a venture collaborative of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders. Since 2007, we have advised and mentored 450+ enterprise-focused ventures that have attracted $400M+ in capital.

One Million by One Million

One Million by One Million is a global virtual incubator that aims to help a million entrepreneurs reach a million dollars in annual revenue, thereby creating a trillion dollars in global GDP and ten million jobs.

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They offer a case-study-based online educational program, video lectures, and methodology, online strategy consulting at public and private online roundtables, as well as introductions to customers, partners, and investors. The public roundtable is a free program accessible from anywhere in the world. The rest of the services are paying members only.