Meet the 9 startups joining the new 9Mile Labs accelerator

9Mile Labs, the new accelerator that focuses on hatching new B2B startups, today announced its first cohort of startups that will begin the program on April 8th. Like other accelerators, 9Mile Labs invests $20,000, taking a four to eight percent stake in the companies. More than 100 companies applied for the inaugural class, including some… Read More


9Mile Labs sets up new accelerator at SURF Incubator

This is a new one. It’s an accelerator inside an incubator. 9Mile Labs, the newly-formed startup accelerator that’s focusing on hatching new B2B companies, has picked SURF Incubator in downtown Seattle as its new home. “We believe it’s significant that our two organizations, both deeply committed to energizing the startup ecosystem, are coming together to… Read More

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B2B startup accelerator 9Mile Labs taps Microsoft VP, veteran VC to lead the charge

Sanjay Puri thinks more needs to be done to help entrepreneurs in the Seattle region — one of the reasons why he recently formed the startup accelerator 9Mile Labs. He calls the early-stage funding environment in Seattle at the moment “inadequate” — something I’ve also discussed in recent columns and remarks. Well, now the former marketing… Read More