Accelerating Accelerators: the Sustainability and Scalability of Accelerators

The last few years have seen a dramatic expansion in the number of accelerator programs and exponential rise in those applying to these programs. This has led to several questions about this burgeoning industry of innovation. Is it sustainable? What are the limits on expansion and what is the best method to grow? Finally, what makes a “good” accelerator and as an applicant what should you look for in a program?
 
Hear from four different programs as they offer their views this Thursday, October 18 at Venture Café. Andrew Foote from Village Capital, our partner in the Village Capital/VentureWell - Boston program will join Melissa Withers from BetaSpring, Ateet Adhikari from Healthbox, and Jeremy Bersin from MassChallenge in a roundtable moderated by Mike Norman founder of WeFunder.