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StartUp Accelerators in the Bay Area

Here's a list of the best places to incubate your startup in the Bay Area

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Pivotal Labs

Pivotal Labs

PIVOTAL’S WORK HAS BEEN CREDITED FOR SHAPING TWITTER’S DEVELOPMENT CULTURE; AND ITS CLIENTS INCLUDE GROUPON, GOWALLA AND BEST BUY’S “REMIX” API PROJECT.

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KickLabs

KickLabs

Launched in 2010, and remains home to some of the most fascinating, disruptive startups in the world. “Smart, driven, innovative” is Kicklabs’ motto, and they’re definitely worth a closer inspection.

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AngelPad

AngelPad

Pledging to help entrepreneurs build better products, AngelPad has expanded from San Francisco to New York as well.

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i/o Ventures

i/o Ventures

An incubator and café boldly carving out a totally unique niche in SOMA. Inviting the community in every day for coffee is a great way to build ties with where you are, and whether or not you like espresso, i/o Ventures is definitely worth a closer look.

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RocketSpace

RocketSpace

A dynamic, innovative incubator in SOMA hosting a dozen or so seed-funded startups. RocketSpace has regular events, definitely check them out and get to know the folks at RocketSpace.

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Alchemist Accelerator

Alchemist Accelerator

A San Francisco-based incubator exclusively for startups whose revenue comes from enterprise clients.

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Parisoma

Parisoma

An incubator and co-working space, they frequently host events, and along with faber Novel, are leaders in their respective fields.

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Matter

Matter

A media-focused incubator with the goal of building tomorrow’s media organizations from scratch. Matter has a branch in New York, and occasionally hosts events in San Francisco. If your media startup needs funding, definitely do more research on Matter.

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Runway

Runway

An incubator on Market street in San Francisco with a very active events calendar and membership.

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Sandbox Suites

Sandbox Suites

An incubator with five locations in the Bay Area, Sandbox Suites’ flagship location is in the heart of SoMa, by 10th and Market. They also have branches at Union Square, South Park, and even has a branch in Berkeley, a 2-block walk diagonally from the Berkeley BART, open for visits or coffee.

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Y Combinator

Y Combinator

The original. Having first created much of what we know to be a “tech incubator,” Y Combinator is a pioneer known the world over.

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Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

A pioneering model for startup incubation. Billed as “SV In-A-Box,” Plug and Play may be unmatched in Silicon Valley for how they’ve exported their model to the rest of the world.

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The Founder's Institute

The Founder's Institute

A Mountain View and San Francisco based incubator with dozens of branches all over the world, dedicated to “Globalizing Silicon Valley.”

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500 StartUps

500 StartUps

One of the biggest incubators in the Bay Area. Offering funding up to the quarter-million range to startup applicants, 500 Startups was one of the first, and is definitely a key player in the tech world here in the Bay Area.

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Berkeley Skydeck

Berkeley Skydeck

A fascinating new group growing out of the UC Berkeley campus.