Thursday, April 05, 2012

Ramble, Stalk, Split Up: What NOT To Do When Trying To Get Into a Business Incubator:

For the full article, here.

Want to get into TechStars? You're not the only one. Of the 1,500 who apply, only 1 percent actually get in the prestigious accelator program. The good news? You can learn from other founders' success and, of course, failure. Here are some tips we learned from the 2012 applicants to New York's TechStars program.


Do
Send progress reports...


Do
Show your personality...


Do
Fight back...


Do
Cop to your shortcomings...


Don't
Stalk the admissions committee...

Don't 
Ramble...


Don't
Lose your co-founder...


Don't 
Request a nondisclosure agreement...

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