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Sporty Spice! An NFL Player and Two Olympians Applied for TechStars New York

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TechStars New York managing director David Tisch is neck-deep in applications for the accelerator’s eagerly-anticipated upcoming class. But he managed to share a few scintillating details with Business Insider.

Among the 1,000-plus would-be entrepreneurs that have already applied (well ahead of last year), are some notable surprises including: graduates of previous accelerators, a current NFL player, and two former Olympians.

We have three things to say about this:

1. So is going through a second accelerator like a fifth year senior? Except paying extra equity, instead of tuition, for what you were supposed to have learned in the first six months?

2. Winkelveii is that you??

3. Dear god, please don’t make us learn what a Tebow is.

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