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2014/07/26 01:18
2014/07/26 01:18
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In the wake of a string of tech companies releasing their diversity statistics, the subject has become a hot debate around the internet. Y Combinator President Sam Altman thinks that's a dumb thing to...
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2014/07/26 01:18
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2014/07/25 21:08
2014/07/25 21:08
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Altman, the source added, "is very sure of himself and his ideas. His hit rate is lower than his confidence would suggest. But if it works for you, he's great." Another source said Altman "likes...
2014/07/25 18:26
2014/07/25 18:26
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Seed funding Fixed, a mobile app which allows users to protest parking tickets, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, Merus Capital and other angel investors. Users can upload a...
2014/07/24 21:18
2014/07/24 21:18
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The arrival of social media has given everyone a megaphone to complain loudly and hold companies accountable for poor customer service. Now there are several startups that are helping people do more...
2014/07/24 21:14
2014/07/24 21:14
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Let’s say you’re a founder and want to join an accelerator, but you’re not sure which one. Nowadays there are dozens of different tech accelerator or incubator programs out there to choose from, and...
2014/07/24 19:14
2014/07/24 19:14
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Fixed, the clever mobile application that helps you fight your parking tickets just by snapping a photo of the ticket with your mobile phone, has now closed on $1.2 million in seed funding. Investors...
2014/07/24 19:14
2014/07/24 19:14
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Lawncare and landscaping are areas that have remained largely un-”disrupted” in the whole software eating the world trend that’s been going on in recent years. If you’re in one of the 80 percent of...
2014/07/24 15:58
2014/07/24 15:58
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While the troublesome gender gap in tech has become a familiar trope nationwide, a new study finds that the widest such gap can be found in Silicon Alley. As part of its 2014 Innovation Economy...
2014/07/23 20:16
2014/07/23 20:16
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... is a superpower,” said Reddit co-founder and partner at Y Combinator Alexis Ohanian. He told FOX Business Network’s Cheryl Casone that MakeGamesWithUs Academy, a Y Combinator company,...
2014/07/23 13:14
2014/07/23 13:14
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Building a drone’s hardware and software from scratch is tough and expensive, but open source drone kits are inflexible. So to power businesses looking to customize drones for commercial uses from...
2014/07/23 04:26
2014/07/23 04:26
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In December of 2012, three young men were living in a claustrophobic apartment in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, working on a technology startup. They had received a hundred and seventy thousand...
2014/07/23 04:26
2014/07/23 04:26
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In December of 2012, three young men were living in a claustrophobic apartment in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, working on a technology startup. They had received a hundred and seventy thousand...
2014/07/22 17:59
2014/07/22 17:59
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A new product is joining the Salesforce App Exchange this week, and it's looking to change the way companies measure workforce productivity and performance said officials. Ambition is a modern twist...
2014/07/22 17:45
2014/07/22 17:45
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Paul Graham, lightning rod.Photo: Araya Diaz/Getty Images Looks like "RTs aren't endorsements" doesn't apply to major geopolitical conflicts yet, because one Silicon Valley guru, Y Combinator founder...
2014/07/22 15:19
2014/07/22 15:19
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Silicon Valley enjoys something of a monopoly these days on making the most noise in the U.S. economy. But there's been surprisingly little fanfare surrounding the latest project that seemingly all...
2014/07/22 14:17
2014/07/22 14:17
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There are many qualities that unite entrepreneurs, but perhaps the most vital is a nearly irrational perseverance in the face of failure coupled with the ability to learn from past mistakes. It’s...
2014/07/22 11:36
2014/07/22 11:36
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Cambridge News Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 11:51 AM Last week I wrote about “Big Bear” aka Greg Roekens, techie superstar in the advertising business, who said it was possible to get us to choose to watch...
2014/07/22 05:29
2014/07/22 05:29
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THE business career of Ashley Davies, the 21-year-old founder of online publishing platform Tablo, is so far following the successful start-up script. Start an e-commerce business as a side hobby...
2014/07/21 23:26
2014/07/21 23:26
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Series A The news that Yo has raised a Series A will do nothing to calm those fearing a tech bubble. The messaging app’s sole function is to send “Yo” back and forth between its users, but has...
2014/07/21 18:14
2014/07/21 18:14
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Editor’s note: Elizabeth Stark taught technology policy at Stanford and Yale and was a key organizer of the movement against SOPA. She is the founder of Threshold, a company building new ways to fund...
2014/07/26 01:18
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