DreamIt Austin 2015 Applications Now Open!
Attention all entrepreneurs… applications for DreamIt Austin 2015 are now open! We’re extremely excited to bring back the DreamIt Austin program for its third year running.
DreamIt’s three-month accelerator program clears the way for the brightest high-potential teams to hone their ideas and focus on developing and executing the strategies that will create long-term business success. With an eye toward building a solid business foundation, DreamIt encourages and supports portfolio companies in looking beyond quickly building their products to eliminating risk from their business models, building important relationships and acquiring paying customers. This proven methodology has helped to launch 157 companies that have gone on to raise over $170 million in follow-on funding, and combined are now worth more than $525 million. DreamIt will draw applicants from all over the country and the world to Austin for the three-month program. Past DreamIt Austin classes have included companies from Brazil, Spain, Sweden, South Korea and Israel.
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Announcing the DreamIt Philly Class of 2014
DreamIt Ventures and Comcast Ventures are thrilled to welcome 12 promising startups into the DreamIt Philly accelerator program! The 2014 class is full of extremely bright entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds and a wide variety of interests.
This Thursday, September 4, the Philly 2014 program will officially kick off with a welcome event at Comcast Center. This invitation-only reception will be the first opportunity for the Philadelphia startup community to meet the teams from the DreamIt Philly 2014 program, and it will commence with an introduction from the honorable Michael A. Nutter, current Mayor of Philadelphia. This year’s program will be hosted at DreamIt Ventures’ headquarters at the Innovation Center @3401, a collaboration between the University City Science Center and Drexel University located on the Science Center campus in Philadelphia. It will be led by Patrick FitzGerald, DreamIt Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Recyclebank.
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