There are many successful startup accelerators near me (Y-
combinator, 500.co, & many copycats).
They get a batch of ~100 people every 3-6 months & train
them up in product, strategy, marketing, finance,
with experienced mentors. Then, at the end, do a big
day" where they
invite investors to take them to the next
What they don't do, is really expose these people to the
elite. The boring, the weird, the failures, the common.
These places are really bubbles of the elite, mentored by
elite, & introduced to the elite.
Yet, their customers will NOT be the elite. To succeed,
have to understand how the majority lives.
Beyond marketing to the non-elite, they need to get more
creative in their product strategy & UI/UX. Creativity is
fostered more by mixing existing things than by creating
novelty from muses/ether.
So, let's get the accelerators to visit boring, common
taking factory tours of a chicken farm, or a GED study
program, or a church, a free health clinic, or any other
that 99% of the companies, mentors, and investors never
If you run such a place, let me know. I will boldly contact
these accelerators to make introductions for you.