Critical Success Factors (CSF) for Accelerators

Setting up a solid model for evaluating accelerator programs is difficult, as there are limited empirical evidence and data history of their performance. However, Michael Fowle from Northumbria University wrote a paper on this issue, which we can highly recommend reading.

The problem is always the same: Startups are fascinating but complex, their ecosystems are complex, and the perfect … Read more

“Better be on time!” – How timing owns startup success

Despite of the vast amount of venture capital funding that startup companies receive every year (US$48 billion in 2014), many of them fail to succeed over the long term. Apparently, access to financial means is not the only important factor for success. Other essentials can easily be identified when trying to assess the success or failure of startups. Beginning with … Read more