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Want to raise growth-stage capital? Join an incubator or accelerator, studies suggest

March 17, 2016, 3:26 PM | Posted By: Greg Bullock

Earlier this month, Pitchbook released a landmark report which concluded that one-third of all US startups that raised a Series A in 2015 had gone through an accelerator program at some point in their development. Coupled with similarly promising data about business incubators - including one study that noted 40% of early-stage incubatees sourced their investment through connections within the incubator itself - and it appears that joining these types of programs bear long-term financial fruit for growing companies.

Topics: Business Incubators, Accelerators, venture capital