Nike, TechStars Boot Up New Program In Portland

Nike and TechStars said today that they have launched a brand new, accelerator program in Portland, called the Nike Accelerator. The new accelerator program, which follows the three-month, mentor-driven program pioneered by TechStars, will focus on companies which will use Nike technology to create products and services. The program said the application deadline for the first program is February 3, 2013, and the program will begin in mid-March 2013. Nike said it will provide development tools and support for the companies, who will use the Nike+ Application Program Interface (API) and Nike+ mobile Software Development Kit to create companies around the Nike+ FuelBand, Nike+ Running and NikeFuel.


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