Please, I beg you, no stock photography in your deck (Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash)

How to nail your tech accelerator application

Being honest is a great way to start, but there’s more…

Remove all hyperbolae, all hype, all jargon, all buzzwords

No bullshit research

You are not a blockchain, crypto or AI startup

Years served are meaningless

I’m Alan Jones, an EiR for startup accelerators, GP at M8 Ventures. Previously investor, founder, and early Yahoo PM. Opinions mine (but should also be yours).

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