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GA + 500 Startups Accelerator Program: The Winners Talk About Their Startups

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Founders from 11 startups that participated in the GA/500 Startups accelerator program in June in San Francisco.

Founders from 11 startups that participated in the GA/500 Startups accelerator program in June in San Francisco.

Back in January, we announced our landmark partnership with 500 Startups to develop an accelerator prep program designed exclusively for GA alumni. The month-long training program accepted 11 startups, which each received $8,000 in seed money as well as a $2,000 tuition credit from 500 startups to get them on the fast track to triumph.

The partnership is a natural extension of our entrepreneurial roots and aligns with our mission to empower individuals to pursue work they love.

Since the program ended in June, we caught up with the founders, who represent a range of GA courses and campuses around the world. Read on to see what they learned from the experience, and what comes next.  Continue reading