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CNET News Daily Podcast: The TechStars of tomorrow

TechStars, a Colorado-based incubator for start-ups, is kind of like a boot camp for entrepreneurs. Investor Day gave participants a chance to apply what they learned.

By October 1, 2009


TechStars' young entrepreneurs head to Silicon Valley

The Colorado-based incubator's annual Investor Day brought 13 fledgling companies in front of several dozen investors to whom they were pitching requests for mentoring and seed funding.

By September 30, 2009


Disney, channeling Silicon Valley, launches startup accelerator

Working with Techstars, the media giant is forming 10 startups with mentors like CEO Bob Iger and giving them access to Disney's IP.

By February 12, 2014


Nike selects 10 startups to build apps for Nike+

The sporting goods giant and TechStars dole out $200,000 to spur new applications for Nike+ devices, a move designed to create a platform that will attract more software development.

By March 19, 2013


Nike launches app accelerator program to fuel developers

In a bid to be more like Apple and Microsoft, the sports shoe and apparel company is funding a program to get developers to create apps for its Nike+ products.

By December 10, 2012


Karma's big moment marred by claim about clients

Karma, which allows users to share their mobile hot spot with the public, said it was working with American Airlines and Uber, despite not having authorization to say so.

By June 15, 2012


Dangers in angel investing

Angel investors are funding much of the current startup boom, but startups should do their homework before signing over equity.

By March 11, 2012


Turns out Kinect is for fashionistas and surgeons, too

Eleven startups with financial and technical backing from Microsoft are pitching investors today to raise funds and fuel nongaming uses for the the motion-sensing controller.

By June 28, 2012


The startup accelerator boom...er, bubble

Accelerator programs are popping up everywhere, and Y Combinator's founder couldn't care less.

By March 27, 2012


How to find and get the most out of an entrepreneurial mentor

Entrepreneurs, here's what you need to know when you go searching for a mentor.

By February 20, 2013