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We Burned the Boats

A Startup Accelerator in the Unlikeliest of Places

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Intro


We Burned the Boats

A Startup Accelerator in the Unlikeliest of Places

 

It started with a simple, but crazy idea.

In January 2013 we decided to launch a startup accelerator in the unlikeliest of places, a sleepy resort community on the northern shores of Lake Michigan with a year round population just north of 1,000.

 
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Each summer we invited 5-10 startups from all over the world to spend 12 weeks lake-side in our little summer camp for startups.

 

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Each summer we invited 5-10 startups from all over the world to spend 12 weeks lake-side in our little summer camp for startups.

 

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We rolled up our selves, gave each of teama small amount of seed capital, a space to work, a place to stay, access to our handpicked network of mentors, and the time, space, and resources they needed to build awesome products that people love.

 

 

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We rolled up our selves, gave each of teama small amount of seed capital, a space to work, a place to stay, access to our handpicked network of mentors, and the time, space, and resources they needed to build awesome products that people love.

 

 

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Three years in, we had the pleasure of working with and helping launch 17 awesome companies.

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Three years in, we had the pleasure of working with and helping launch 17 awesome companies.

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End


Our run has come to an end, but we continue to be fired up about the awesome work that has come out of Coolhouse Labs.

OUR COMPANIES

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Our run has come to an end, but we continue to be fired up about the awesome work that has come out of Coolhouse Labs.

OUR COMPANIES