Started in 2010, the Brandery is ideal for startups that need branding and consumer marketing. The program taps its 70 mentors from P&G (Fortune 500), , Macy's (Fortune 500), , Kellogg's (Fortune 500), and , PepsiCo (Fortune 500). It provides $20,000 for a 6% stake in the company. ,
"The people you're around are quality," says James Fischer, cofounder of Roadtrippers, a trip-planning app that raised $3.1 million from investors and inked partnerships with the Travel Channel and Michael's.