Founders Flash: Startup Accelerators Show What’s the Next Big Trend

In the recent past, the most successful startup accelerators have given investors and consumers a glimpse into the future (think Uber, Airbnb). A team of data experts at TechCrunch tested this theory by researching startups that raised first-time funding in the past six months from accelerators in North America with a standout record for backing startups that go on to secure much higher valuations.

The results are fascinating – although not entirely surprising. So what should consumers look forward to? The most common themes are AI bots and AI consumer digital assistants; temporary, on-demand real estate; and smart public transportation.

Learn more about the startups being funded, and more in this edition of Founders Flash.

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