Yesterday TechStars NYC announced its 2013 class, selected from 1700 applicants from 420 cities. That’s an impressive pipeline from which to recruit top-notch teams. There are no ideas in that group of eleven that I personally have not already seen multiple times in the past couple of years, at least from what I can tell with the limited information available. One is an app for pet lovers, and there were at least 50 of those that applied in 2011 to present at the SXSW Accelerator in 2012 and ap
After the year of SoLoMo, I’ve been trying to divine some trends for 2013 based on all the plans I’ve seen floated for startup incubators, accelerators, riots, weekends, hours, havens, barns, ranches, combinators, factories, labs, hackathons, sackathons, and whackathons coming up in the months ahead. Here’s my stab at pattern recognition in all that.