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  • 2017 Disney Accelerator teams demo day results

    We already profiled The VOID virtual reality experience that will bring a Star Wars attraction to Downtown Disney in Anaheim, CA and Disney Springs in Orlando, FL, but there were 10 other participating companies in the 2017 Disney Accelerator program graduating class. Each company demoed their product in front of…

  • Disney re-animates its accelerator with new class of companies

    Whether you call it a business incubator or an idea accelerator, these intensive mentoring and learning experiences are designed to help small companies grow into successful big ones. For a company like the Walt Disney Company, the Disney Accelerator is a crucial strategy to develop relationships with tomorrow’s influential companies…

  • Disney Selects 11 Tech and Media Firms for 1st Startup Accelerator
    Disney Selects 11 Tech and Media Firms for 1st Startup Accelerator

    The Walt Disney Company has finally selected the 11 startup companies that will participate in the first Disney Accelerator, a special mentorship and investment program. The program consists of a fifteen-week immersive program which gives companies access to mentorship from top Disney executives, up to $120,000 in investment capital to…

  • Disney Launches a Startup Accelerator
    Disney Launches a Startup Accelerator

    That mad clicking sound you hear is the keyboards of thousands of hopeful startup entrepreneurs filling out an application to be among the first crop of companies accepted into the new Disney Accelerator program. The oft-unspoken secret to both Walt Disney’s success was that he was a better innovator than…

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