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What Diverse Founders Must Do to Combat Funding Bias

It is no secret that the funding world has a diversity issue. As an industry, a recent analysis found that 70 percent of the venture capital industry is white. The study also noted that just 3 percent of venture capitalists are black, while merely one percent are Latinx. Further, about three-quarters of U.S. venture capital...
Raj Vattikuti
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Detroit Startup Week feat. Ted Serbinski, Raj Vattikuti and Charlie Tyson

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business We're back with another special edition of StartupNation Radio, recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have...
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Patriot Boot Camp Helps Veterans Launch Tech Startups

After they leave the service, some military veterans choose to pursue entrepreneurship rather than taking a civilian job. But until recently, these vets often had to forge a new path and find startup resources on their own. Several organizations now aim to fill that gap. Patriot Boot Camp offers a three-day intensive program that helps...
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What to Consider When Choosing an Accelerator for Your Startup

If you’re a startup founder, everyone is likely telling you how much your business would benefit if you participate in an accelerator. In startup communities, stories about businesses that skyrocketed to success after getting involved with the right accelerator are traded more frequently than potty training tips between parents waiting to pick their kids up...
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The Startup Accelerator Guide: Choosing an In-Person or Virtual Program

The number of accelerator programs in the U.S. has grown tenfold over the last 10 years, meaning there are now over 250 accelerator programs available globally, each with their own industry specializations, benefits and drawbacks. There are also an increasing number of virtual accelerators, the more flexible version of their physical counterpart. With the plethora of...
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7 Tips For Applying for an Incubator or Accelerator

For many emerging companies, securing a spot in the illustrious cohorts of a business incubator or accelerator program is highly coveted. Joining the likes of Techstars, 500 Startups or Y Combinator is desired by many growing companies. So what does it take to be selected? In this article, we dive into seven things you can do...