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New 360 Video Experience Takes Guests Into all Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

If you're missing the theme parks of the Walt Disney World Resort and you're wishing you could be part of the magic right now, Disney has a solution. They've recently introduced a new video experience that will take guests right to the four theme parks from their mobile device.

Disney Accelerator Program Hosts Inaugural Demo Day for Participants

The Disney Accelerator Program recently hosted its inaugural Demo Day for the program's participating companies.

The Demo Day gave the companies the opportunity to present their business to investors, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and Disney executives. It wrapped up the 15-week program where companies had a chance to work with mentors including 60 Disney executives and 70 entrepreneurs and investors.

Disney Sponsored 2014 World Maker Faire in New York City

The 2014 World Maker Faire was held recently in New York City and for the third year in a row Disney sponsored the event.

More than 75,000 kids and families took part in the World Maker Faire New York. Disney teamed with the World Maker Faire and the New York Hall of Science to bring the event to life.

In the tent sponsored by Disney kids had a chance to interact with 3D printers and create miniature models of Baymax, the star of the upcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios' Big Hero 6.

Disney’s Accelerator Program Announces Startup Participants

Disney recently announced the 11 startup companies selected to participate in the Disney Accelerator program.

The Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a first-of-its-kind program for The Walt Disney Company that is connecting innovative companies with Disney, and giving them access to the creative expertise and resources needed to help them develop new entertainment experiences and products.

‘Fortune’ Magazine Names Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger A Tech Visionary

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has been named a "Top Tech Visionary" by Fortune Magazine.

The list, "Fortune 500: Top Tech Visionary", also featured some of the most innovative and visionary technology leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Larry Page, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and Apple's SVP of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts.

The Walt Disney Company Launches Disney Accelerator Program for Startups

The Walt Disney Company is launching a mentorship and investment programs for startup companies.

The Disney Accelerator is a three month long program that offers startups the chance to collaborate with mentors including Bob Iger, the chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company in addition to leaders from Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, ESPN, ABC, and more.