The Global Accelerator Network connects the mentorship-driven, seed-stage accelerators around the world. It was founded by the co-founders of TechStars - Brad Feld and David Cohen - and works to create a standardized model for success. Its affiliates include fifty of the most respected accelerators from six continents. Their goal is to support the top accelerators working to grow top companies. The company prides itself on the connections of its members, mentors, investors, founders, and strategic partners.