The Program

Category: Chicago

15th February 2013

[VIDEO] Excelerate Labs Becoming TechStars Chicago

 Troy Henikoff began his entrepreneurship class at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Managementwith an announcement. He told his students that Excelerate Labs — the Chicago-based accelerator that he and co-founder Sam Yagan had established, nurtured, and brought to national prominence, now had a new name. …read the full article on Blackline Review here.

1st February 2013

Announcing TechStars in Chicago

Excelerate Labs is a world-class accelerator in Chicago, led by accomplished entrepreneurs Troy Henikoff (SurePayroll) and Sam Yagan (OkCupid, SparkNotes, Match.com) as well as two of the leading VCs in the Midwest, Sandbox Industries’ Nick Rosa, and New World Ventures’ Adam Koopersmith. In its first three years, it has already earned a place among the very Read more…