A letter to startups: 5 reasons why getting denied by your accelerator is actually NBD
Picture this: you’ve completed the next wave of 1,000-word applications for your startup, sent off your pitch deck to an accelerator, and anxiously await their response. Three weeks later, after a brief 15-minute interview, you’ve been rejected. The accelerator cordially writes, “your startup has a lot of potential, but especially in this market (namely, the COVID-19 Pandemic), we’re looking for more traction.”. Now what?