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What is the best strategy for getting into a top accelerator (Y-Combinator, Tech Stars, Dream It, etc.)?

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Build a great product and get some early traction. Assemble a top-notch term of co-founders. Understand your space like nobody else. Be good at telling a great story and communicating your vision.


Answered 11 years ago

There is really no single "best strategy" that will guarantee success (i.e admission to one of the top accelerators).

That said, over the years, a lot of lessons have been learnt about must-haves in your application to give yourself the best possible shot. For e.g.
[1] http://ycuniverse.com/yc-applying-interviewees
[2] http://venturebeat.com/2013/09/20/how-to-write-a-winning-y-combinator-application/


Answered 10 years ago

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