Start Co. Steers Accelerators Toward Demo Day


(Memphis Daily News) Memphis’ startup community is in the throes of its busiest summer in memory.

The Start Co. organization is running four startup accelerator programs at the moment simultaneously, compared to past undertakings that involved one accelerator at a time. The four programs underway now include Seed Hatchery, Upstart, SparkGap and Sky High, and they include the participation of more than two dozen teams, some of which hail from Memphis and others from around the country.

And it’s all leading up to a Demo Day Aug. 21, an event where as many as 1,000 people are expected to converge on the city to watch the startup teams present their concepts to investors in the hope of securing funding to take their ideas to the next level.

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