Incubator? Accelerator? When is one right for you? (via azcentral.com, July 21, 2014)
Sidnee Peck of ASU Center for Entrepreneurship provides several reasons to consider joining an incubator or accelerator to grow your business in this article for the Arizona Republic, printed on July 21, 2014.
Arizona has been the birthplace of many new business incubators and accelerators as methods of helping new ventures to launch and find funding. You will find variations on the definitions of each, but in general, both kinds often offer office or lab space, training or education, mentorship and access to funding via a pitch or demo day, with program lengths of three months to one year.
Accelerator programs are often shorter in length and may focus more on technology businesses that can pivot and launch quickly, but there are no hard and fast rules.
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