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14 February 2014

Disney teams with Techstarts for seed-stage accelerator programme

Media and entertainment group the Walt Disney Company has launched a new seed-stage investment programme, the Los Angeles-based Disney Accelerator.

27 January 2014

Singularity University to launch $50m VC fund

Singularity University, A US-based entrepreneurship education centre and accelerator, which aims to utilise “accelerating technologies to address humanity’s hardest problems”, is to launch a $50m venture capital fund.

7 January 2014

Tandem Capital hits $50m mark for third fundp

mobile-touch Silicon Valley’s first mobile-exclusive accelerator Tandem Capital has already raised more capital for its third fund than for its second vehicle after less than a year on the road.

16 October 2013

500 Startups launches new $100m fund weeks after closing second vehiclep

Early stage investor 500 Startups has launched its third fund, which is twice as large as its previous vehicle.

1 October 2013

Bay City Capital, Lundbeckfond latest venture investors in drug accelerator Cydan

drug pharma bottle Bay City Capital and Lundbeckfond Ventures have brought drug accelerator Cydan’s total funding to $26m by backing a new financing round.

12 August 2013

Index Ventures provides cash for TheFamily to help French startups prosper

speedo accelerator Index Ventures has tapped its new €350m venture fund to back French startup accelerator TheFamily.

22 July 2013

US venture capital firms launch OpenIncubate software accelerator programme

OpenIncubate, a new accelerator programme formed to fund teams using open source IP to transform the IT infrastructure layer, has launched in the US with commitments from VC backers including Austin Ventures, Battery Ventures and The Valley Fund.

12 June 2013

FundersClub closes inaugural technology investment fund

FundersClub, the self proclaimed “world’s first online venture capital firm”, has closed its first theme-based fund, which will focus on incubator and accelerator programmes.

12 April 2013

MIF backs Y Combinator-style tech accelerator for Latin America

growth-seedling_sq The Multilateral Investment Fund has agreed a $5m equity investment to support the expansion of Latin American tech accelerator NXTP Labs.

2 April 2013

4Di Capital invests in African accelerator to boost deal pipelinep

African seed accelerator 88mph has received an investment from 4Di Capital - boosting the deal pipeline for venture capital firms operating on the continent.

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