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The Walt Disney Company’s Startup Accelerator Program Announces 2015 Participants

Today The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced the 2015 class of the Disney Accelerator program powered by Techstars. The second Disney Accelerator program features ten startup companies that will participate in a three-month mentorship and investment program beginning today and concluding with a Demo Day on October 6, 2015. The companies selected for the 2015 Disney Accelerator program include: Decisive: Decisive is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that uses real time data to enable advertisers to optimize…

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May The Course Be With You! Star Wars™ Half Marathon Weekend Makes Its Intergalactic Arrival at Disneyland Resort in 2015

Joining forces with one of Hollywood’s most iconic brands, runDisney is creating another transportive race weekend – the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation at Disneyland Resort. The intergalactic journey begins January 15 and runs through January 18, 2015. The Star Wars event is the fourth runDisney race weekend scheduled for 2015 at Disneyland Resort, doubling the number of races held in 2013. The new race weekend offers runners a variety of race experiences for all…

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New LEGO® Star Wars™ Building Sets Inspired by Upcoming Star Wars Rebels™ Television Series Land on August 1

LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced new LEGO® Star Wars™ products based on the new Star Wars Rebels™ animated television series scheduled to premiere on Disney Channel this fall before it appears regularly on Disney XD. The action-filled series will introduce a cast of exciting new characters in the Star Wars universe. The new building sets were unveiled at a Disney Consumer Products event Monday, February 17 by Freddie Prinze, Jr., who stars as “Kanan Jarrus” in the new Star Wars…

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Thoughts on Disney Springs? The Future of Downtown Disney?

By: D-Team Member Adam The official Disney Parks Blog has announced information about Disney Springs, the revamped, renovated and renamed Downtown Disney. Unlike the changes to Disney’s California Adventure and the much-discussed Fantasyland Expansion, Disney Springs will completely change the landscape of Downtown Disney, making it almost new.  The idea is to recreate and unify Downtown Disney in the style of an old Florida town, like the kind settlers founded around natural springs.  The three sections of Disney Springs will…

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How will Disney’s Acquisitions Affect the Parks?

by: D-Team Member Adam The last decade has seen the Walt Disney Company make one genius purchase after another.  Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm… any one of these properties are worth a fortune and will provide an endless well of inspiration for future Disney projects. Which is it’s own minor problem with the fanbase.  Each of the acquisitions has led to endless fan speculation about what Disney plans to do with them, particularly in regards to the Disney Parks.  Will we…

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Walt Disney Company Buys Lucasfilm Ltd, with Star Wars: Episode 7 to come in 2015 for $4.05 Billion

Hey D-Heads, those of us know a partnership with Disney can only lead to great things and now in a bold, yet smart move, The Walt disney Company has aquired Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction.Lucasfilm is 100% Owned by George Lucas himself, so this seems like a smart and strategic move on his part to keep the Star Wars Universe alive. Under the terms, it is set to be valued at $4.05 Billion with the Walt Disney…

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