Dr. Winslow Sargeant is the sixth Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, appointed by President Obama August 19, 2010. The Office of Advocacy...
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A new Advocacy report, Innovation Accelerators: Defining Characteristics Among Startup Assistance Organizations, studies these popular programs that help high-value startups scale quickly. It provides a robust definition of accelerators and a starting point to develop metrics to help policymakers determine the relevance of accelerators.