Issue 168

September 2012




Fast Talk

  • TechStars' David Tisch Highly Recommends, Well, TechStars

    In the startup world, accelerators and incubators are a hot topic. Pioneers Y Combinator and TechStars have mastered the formula: Seed blue-chip teams with five-to-six-figure investments, and provide heavyweight mentors and investor hookups. But a new generation of copycats are stumbling. Insiders weigh in.


From the Editor

  • From The Editor: The Rise In Anti-Social Behavior

    Not too long ago, social media was an experimental milieu for risk-tolerant brands. Then, suddenly, every business seemed to embrace that it needed a Facebook strategy and a Twitter strategy—as if simply having a strategy would be enough.