Disney’s Startup Accelerator Enters Its Sophomore Year With A New Batch Of Companies

TechCrunch

Disney just announced the second batch of companies that will participate in the Disney Accelerator. The program will again be a three-month mentorship period powered by Techstars, and each company will receive up to $120,000 in investment capital.

While some of us doubt the benefits of a corporate accelerator, companies from the first batch have reached some impressive milestones, with all of them either having raised capital, been acquired, or become profitable.

Some highlights from last year’s batch include SnowShow, a company that lets plastic pieces interact with your digital devices. The company has raised $3.5 million in seed funding from Lowercase Capital, Foundry Group’s AngelList syndicate, and more.

Another 2014 accelerator member is Narativ, a marketing platform for Snapchat, which recently announce that its Pretty Little Liars campaign has amassed more than 1.3 million snapchat followers.

The companies selected for the 2015 Disney Accelerator program include:

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