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Today, Microsoft announced the launch of the Kinect Accelerator. This is an accelerator in Seattle focused on helping startups building the next generation of innovative experiences for the Kinect. The Kinect Accelerator is “powered by” Techstars, which means that Techstars is helping Microsoft to create and operate the program using what we’ve learned from accelerating over a hundred internet startups ourselves. We couldn’t be more excited about where Kinect is heading and the chance to work with some amazing startups that are taking advantage of it. Many people think that Kinect is a gaming technology only. Watch this video, and it might just change your mind.

For more information, check out KinectAccelerator.com and follow them on their social accounts:

Kinect Accel on Facebook

David Cohen
(@davidcohen) Founder & Managing Partner of Techstars, previously founder of several technology companies. David is an active startup advocate, advisor, board member, and technology advisor who comments on these topics on his blog at DavidGCohen.com