Citrix Startup Accelerator http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com Innovators Program Tue, 18 Aug 2015 22:39:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Innovators Program Santa Barbara Teams & Partnershttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/innovators-program-santa-barbara-teams-partners/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/innovators-program-santa-barbara-teams-partners/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 23:16:06 +0000 http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/?p=5054 I’m delighted to announce the teams and partners that have come together to launch our first Innovators Program in Santa Barbara.  This is our fourth  Innovators Program globally and we are continuing to applying our core principles of design thinking, lean startup, and modern leadership.  We’ve also rolled out some great new tools and and... Read more »

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The Future of Work – New tech, Disruption & Startupshttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/the-future-of-work-new-tech-disruption-startups/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/the-future-of-work-new-tech-disruption-startups/#comments Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:48:28 +0000 http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/?p=4998 I recently attended the O’Reilly Solid Convention. it was very very cool, and right at the heart of current enthusiasm for ‘makers’, for IoT, and for hackery of all types. If you’re interested, go ahead and check out some of their videos. I’ll still be here. One talk I found particularly inspiring introduced a new... Read more »

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Raleigh: A great place for entrepreneurshiphttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/raleigh-a-great-place-for-entrepreneurship/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/raleigh-a-great-place-for-entrepreneurship/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 16:41:54 +0000 http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/?p=4902 I had the pleasure of spending the second week of April in Raleigh, North Carolina. Spring was in the air (even if it was raining the whole time) and each person with whom I spoke imparted a sense of excitement about Raleigh’s leading role in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the region. If any organization... Read more »

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Santa Barbara Applications are Open!http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/santa_barbara_applications/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/santa_barbara_applications/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 07:39:50 +0000 http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/?p=4858 In 1997 UCSB Professor Klaus Schauser and graduate students Bernd Christianson and Malte Muenke founded the startup Expertcity, which revolutionized the way that people can collaborate across locations and time zones. Citrix acquired Expertcity in 2003 jumpstarting a long relationship between Citrix and the innovative community of Santa Barbara. Over the years the Santa Barbara... Read more »

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Apakau webinar – Protecting Mobile Revenues, Retention and Reputationhttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/apakau-webinar-protecting-mobile-revenues-retention-and-reputation/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/apakau-webinar-protecting-mobile-revenues-retention-and-reputation/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 15:29:27 +0000 http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/?p=4841 **3 Things To Do To Protect Your Mobile Revenues, Retention and Reputation** May 12, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PDT. Register now! <https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5898761501816051457> Latency is the new currency. Long response times affect the bottom line and customer loyalty. Hack attacks and outages are now a board-level issue that impacts the brand and reputation of the... Read more »

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AppEnsure & Transparencyhttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/appensure-transparency/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/appensure-transparency/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:01:44 +0000 http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/?p=4778 Over the last week, I’ve been ‘steampunking’ some foam dart guns with my daughter. We took several toy guns to pieces, painted all the exterior parts, then painstakingly put them back together again. The rebuilds should have been simple, but it was rarely so. Each time the device failed, we couldn’t see why without opening it... Read more »

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Citrix Startup Accelerator – Investment Themes 2015http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/citrix-startup-accelerator-investment-themes-2015/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/citrix-startup-accelerator-investment-themes-2015/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:12:59 +0000 http://innovatorsprogram.com/?p=4761 Almost every month we invest $250,000 in another awesome business-oriented startup. In the interests of transparency, here’s a quick run through of the Citrix Startup Accelerator investment criteria, structure and why we do it. 2015 Citrix Startup Accelerator Seed Themes As part of the Citrix Innovation outreach, we invest in world class startups who are... Read more »

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I am for Startups! Citrix Startup Accelerator Innovators Demo Day in Bangalorehttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/new-blog/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/new-blog/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:19:18 +0000 http://innovatorsprogram.com/?p=4742   Written By – Charu Sharma Twelve weeks of ideating, prototyping, iterating and learning during the Citrix Startup Accelerator Innovators program, culminated in the Demo day on Feb 25th 2015. Our first cohort was graduating, and the excitement was palpable. The graduating teams presented their learnings during the program, and pitched their startup ideas to... Read more »

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Webinar – Solving Mobile App Data – Apakau – A Citrix Startup Accelerator Companyhttp://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/webinar-solving-mobile-app-data-apakau-a-citrix-startup-accelerator-company-2/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/webinar-solving-mobile-app-data-apakau-a-citrix-startup-accelerator-company-2/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:09:45 +0000 http://innovatorsprogram.com/?p=4614 Best practices with mobile applications are a changing game. One of the challenges is speed and consistency of API data delivery. I’m excited by the vision and technology of a company called Apakau. Excited enough that we brought them into Citrix Startup Accelerator; where we invest in startups with a good chance to (1) transform... Read more »

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Innovators Program Bangalore: Demo Day is Today!http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/innovators-program-bangalore-demo-day-is-today/ http://citrixstartupaccelerator.com/innovators-program-bangalore-demo-day-is-today/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:07:39 +0000 http://innovatorsprogram.com/?p=4566 India his a deep and rich culture that spans time, languages, religions and cuisine!  Today I experienced konju pollichathu (prawns wrapped in banana leaf) and kakka erachi (clam meat with onions and seasoning) from the Kerala region in the far southeast tip of the country. Wow, what an explosion of flavor ! You could spend... Read more »

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