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The Accelerators #makerbusinessmonday #makerbusiness

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The Accelerators. There’s a new blog at WSJ about startups/enterpreneurship. One of the writers is Joanne Wilson, a leader in New York angel investment and friend to Ayah Bdeir! There’s lots of great stuff there including screencasts, Q&A, etc.

For people who are starting a business, or just thinking about starting a business, The Accelerators is anchored by contributions from a diverse group of mentors– successful entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists, and technology and business experts. The mentors will address a different question each week.


Each week on the Adafruit blog we post up about amazing companies, people and articles about being a MAKER and a business. Over the years we’ve shared how we run Adafruit, published code from our shopping cart system and given presentations on running an open-source hardware company. Every Monday we’re going to try to collect some of these resources and tag them #makerbusinessmonday & #makerbusiness they’re in our popular Maker Business category as well, enjoy!


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