Singularity University to launch its first $50 million venture fund to tackle world’s problems

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Everything SU does is tied to pursuing “exponential technologies:” tools.

Later this year, Singularity University, an education center and accelerator based at Mountain View’s NASA Ames Research Center, will launch its first venture fund giving forward-looking startups a chance at $50 million.

 

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Coca-Cola to open startup accelerators in nine countries around the world

Coca-Cola has already launched accelerators in Sydney and San Francisco.

When you think of Coca-Cola do startups come to mind?  The beverage giant has plans for accelerator programs in nine cities including Berlin and Istanbul by the end of the year.

 

 

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Accelerators are headed for a shakeout

Incubators and accelerators are churning out thousands of startups a year.

There has been a glut of tech incubators and accelerators and  for over a year now we have been warned about them. With at least 100 such programs churning out thousands of startups a year and the expectation that 90 percent of them won’t return their money, the seeming launch of a new accelerator program each week is a valid concern.

 

 

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