The  Bay Area accelerator NFX Guild hosted its third “demo day” yesterday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, and the attendees were a veritable who’s who of venture and angel investing.

It wasn’t necessarily a surprise that roughly 200 top investors were sitting elbow to elbow to see the presenting . NFX prides itself on being different that most accelerators in numerous ways, including that there’s no publicly available application process; startups are instead referred to NFX “scouts,” who happen to mostly be VCs. The last class, which passed through the program earlier this year, saw referrals from 42 people; this class involved 68 scouts.

NFX was also founded by a trio of highly regarded entrepreneur-operators — James Currier, Stan Chudnovsky and Gigi Levy Weiss — who provide NFX companies with $20,000, along with 30 hours of programming, mentoring and investor introductions. NFX in turn gets percent of their company. (If the company has already raised more than $50,000, NFX asks for 5 percent.)

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