Corporate accelerator

A corporate accelerator is a specific form of seed accelerator which is sponsored by an established for-profit corporation.wikipedia
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Startup accelerator

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A corporate accelerator is a specific form of seed accelerator which is sponsored by an established for-profit corporation.
Since 2010 there has been substantial growth of Corporate Accelerator programs, which are sponsored by established organizations but follow similar principles.

Business incubator

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Corporate accelerators differ from Business incubators, which usually have a continuous intake, due to their fixed-term, cohort-based organization (similar to seed accelerators) and are distinct to corporate venture capital which is a direct, targeted investment.
Corporate accelerator - a program of a larger company that acts akin to a seed accelerator

Startup company

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Similar to seed accelerators they support early-stage startup companies through mentorship and often capital and office space.

Mentorship

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Similar to seed accelerators they support early-stage startup companies through mentorship and often capital and office space.

Venture capital

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These objectives can include the wish to stay close to emerging trends or to establish a funnel for corporate venture capital investments.

Microsoft

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Notable companies include Microsoft, Citrix, and Telefónica who were among the first companies to offer such programs in the early 2010s.

Citrix Systems

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Notable companies include Microsoft, Citrix, and Telefónica who were among the first companies to offer such programs in the early 2010s.

Telefónica

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Notable companies include Microsoft, Citrix, and Telefónica who were among the first companies to offer such programs in the early 2010s.

Corporate venture capital

Corporate accelerators differ from Business incubators, which usually have a continuous intake, due to their fixed-term, cohort-based organization (similar to seed accelerators) and are distinct to corporate venture capital which is a direct, targeted investment.

Numbrs Personal Finance AG

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The company was founded in 2012 by Julien Arnold, along with Dennis Just and Johannes Hübner, in a corporate accelerator controlled by Martin Saidler's company, Centralway.

Martin Saidler

Centralway entered the Swiss market by acquiring an internet agency called Netvision and making it a subsidiary of Centralway, initially called "Centralway Factory", intended to be a corporate accelerator.