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Are startup accelerators a waste of time?

If you're an entrepreneur today looking to start a company, there's a decent chance you've looked at an accelerator program.

The proposition is compelling: funding, access to resources, events, fellowship with other entrepenreurs, and introductions to venture capitalists who can fund your growth.


Microsoft announces Kinect Accelerator

The Kinect, a motion detection add-on for the Xbox 360, has by most measures been a huge hit for Microsoft, which reportedly invested half a billion dollars in developing the product and technology behind it.

Originally intended to revolutionize gaming, the Kinect has found applications well beyond gaming, from retail to healthcare thanks to the creativity of third parties.