Companies That Want To Invest In You
Got an idea for a startup? Then you might want to consult with these companies
The light bulb goes off and you’re on the verge of something innovative here, a game changer as you call it, but then that light dimmers because you realize you lack the resources needed to execute your brilliant idea. What do you do next? Well, you may want to connect with one of these five companies.
Disney—is the latest company to work with Silicon Valley accelerator Techstars, giving 10 startup companies advice, as well as up to $100,000 in investment capital.
Microsoft—is another company offering startups “office space, mentorship, and $60,000 of Windows Azure credits,” according to the Journal. Additionally, Microsoft established an accelerator startup boot camp program known as BizMark, and Bing Fund, which provides seed funding to early-stage companies.
Coca-Cola—created the Coca-Cola Accelerator Program, which focuses on “co-designing, collaborating, and building with startups…,” says vice president of innovation David Butler.
General Electric—partnered up with StartUp Health, in efforts to build 1,000 health and wellness companies over the next decade through Healthyimagination, a $6 billion accelerator dedicated to making health care more accessible and affordable worldwide.
Nike—in partnership with Techstars, Nike created The Nike Fuel Lab, which lasts 12 weeks and offers $50,000 to each team, as well as mentorship and opportunities to showcase your product.