TechPeaks - 2013 application

TechPeaks - 2013 application

Hackers, designers, entrepreneurs mixed for 6 months in the Italian Alps.
Apr 6 '13
Hello everybody! We all know that there are many Accelerators and sometimes they are quite different. Some reply to our questions and inform us about the results when promised, some not. Some interested in existing profitable business (apparently), some want to accelerate ideas... But what about us? The absence of information is killing us. Empty hopes, wasted time when we apply for accelerators w Hello everybody! We all know that there are many Accelerators and sometimes they are quite different. Some reply to our questions and inform us about the results when promised, some not. Some interested in existing profitable business (apparently), some want to accelerate ideas... But what about us? The absence of information is killing us. Empty hopes, wasted time when we apply for accelerators who are not interested in our ideas because they are either interested in projects which are running and already profitable apriori or do not provide any feebacks, or maybe both. Like everybody here I applied to many accelerators with two or more ideas. And like many of you, I will never stop my search for investments to fulfill my Projects, which, I believe, are the best fit for any Acceleration Program I applied to. But wouldn't be the process much easier, less time consuming and less painful, if we, bright people with the bright ideas organize (maybe) google doc file with all the Application programs we ever applied to and keep everybody updated with our feedbacks on (a) what sorts of projects win and what don't (you don't have to be detailed, just general conception provides us all with very valuable information, i.e. 'new social network' etc...), (b) whether this Accelerator responsible when it comes to reply to our questions. I think it is fair enough to be advised beforehand and not be fooled with 'any project can apply'.

Please feel free to join me at www.facebook.com/AcceleratorsAndApplicants
where we can carry on our discussion and share our experience.

Dear TechPeaks! I apologize for any inconvenience my post could cause but f6s.com does not have the general thread visible to every applicant. That's why I posted it here, in the end my teams just applied to TechPeaks:)
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Alex Lovin
Alex Lovin April 14 2013
Yes, I agree with you Ikechukwu, that's why I applied, too :)) It's the first time I see a program willing to take just a person, independent of any business idea (the others keep saying that they invest in people more than ideas, how ironic!) and the first time I see a program ask for the results to a personality test.
Fabricio Takayassu
Fabricio Takayassu April 14 2013
Hello, everybody! I can see (or read) very good things here. I agree with Ikechukwu about "It's all about connecting to a product or a person". The best product ever is "just" the best product ever if you can't sell it. It's not a best seller like we all want. About what Dan said, I'd like to say (or write) a phrase of mine: the marketplace will not change; you will have to do. It's ambiguous: (1) you have to change the marketplace; or (2) you have to change yourself.