Accelerators and incubators

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Find the right accelerator or incubator

What's the difference? Well, some say that incubators help people with ideas to start a company, while accelerators help companies to scale.

We've seen incubators do accelerator stuff, and we've seen accelerators do incubator stuff. Overall: they are organisations that help startups to get more successful.

There are many big and small accelerators. Some are global, some are local. And they all have different models of support, structure and involvement. And each has a unique financial model, often providing some cash for some equity.

We've listed some well known organisations below:
» Ycombinator
» Techstars
» 500 startups
» Plug & Play
» Entrepreneur First
» AngelPad
» Startup Health
» Alchemist
» Dreamit
» Creative Destruction Lab
» Launchpad LA
» Capital factory
» Mucker Labs
» Mass Challenge
» Wayra
» Entrepreneurs Roundtable
» Startupbootcamp

Accelerator and incubator stack

» 10 startup accelerators based on success (Forbes, 2018)
» 100 incubators around the world (Crunchbase, 2019)
» Top 40 accelerators in North America (Salesflare, 2019)
» Top startup accelerators & the road to acceleration (Process, 2019)
» The best startup accelerators (GrowthMentor, 2019)
» 10 accelerators in Europe (Silicon Canals, 2019)