Startup accelerators tend to grow the size of each new class over time, as more of their portfolio companies find exits, their network of mentors expands, and they find new ways to scale things up. The most recognized example of this is almost certainly Y Combinator, which started with a group of just eight companies in 2005 and has since grown to over 150 companies per recent batch.
VC and former Tinder VP Jeff Morris Jr. is taking a different approach with his new accelerator, Product Club: starting small, and staying small.
The first batch of Product Club companies will be made up of just three companies. While Morris tells me this might grow a bit over time, he doesn’t see it expanding drastically. “I