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2015/01/30 16:44
2015/01/30 16:44
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Everyday entrepreneurs fight for survival. All are somewhere along the journey from idea to major success with twists and failure in between. Although entrepreneurial characteristics are usually...
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2015/01/29 17:28
2015/01/29 17:28
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Augmented reality wearable startup Metahas closed a $23 million Series A funding round. Horizons Ventures, Tim Draper, BOE Optoelectronics and Y-Combinator partners, Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian led...
2015/01/29 13:22
2015/01/29 13:22
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This past October, Justin Kan and Michael Seibel spent a week reading Y Combinator applications. Kan did his part while hunkered down at London's Ace Hotel; Seibel read the applications from the...
2015/01/29 12:38
2015/01/29 12:38
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India-based messaging app Hike adds voice-calling feature to Android app India-based messaging app Hike has added a free voice-calling feature to its Android app. The move comes just three weeks...
2015/01/27 21:33
2015/01/27 21:33
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Investors know there’s money to be made in marijuana, but there’s still plenty of hesitation when it comes to putting money in pot—especially when the business deals directly with the plant...
2015/01/27 17:41
2015/01/27 17:41
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Fed up with the dismal winter ritual of chiselling ice off their car windows, a group of engineering students from Waterloo, Ont. came up with a way to ensure they never have to scrape another...
2015/01/27 14:21
2015/01/27 14:21
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Dropbox has acquired Pixelapse, a Palo Alto startup that developed a version control tool for creative teams and designers. Pixelapse, which went through both StartX and Y Combinator since it was...
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2015/01/26 16:24
2015/01/26 16:24
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On December 16, Facebook announced the release of open-source code the company says significantly sped up its internal artificial intelligence and machine learning projects. Its release is part of an...
2015/01/26 13:16
2015/01/26 13:16
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When you think of Hampton Roads, do you envision a hot startup scene? Zack Miller, founder of Norfolk business accelerator Hatch, wants both residents, outsiders and city economic developers to see...
2015/01/23 22:29
2015/01/23 22:29
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After the Model T hit the streets, many local governments banned "horseless carriages" from their towns. It's unfortunately common for government agencies to obstruct innovation by failing to adapt...
2015/01/22 21:49
2015/01/22 21:49
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With more than a dozen robo-advisory firms jammed into a still-tiny market about to be disrupted anew by Charles Schwab & Co.’s early 2015 entry, the business of automating investment strategies to...
2015/01/22 16:25
2015/01/22 16:25
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Ben Maitland-Lewis and Doug Rogers were desperate. Their Boston-based marketing startup, which sold software for actors and musicians to create DIY press kits, had been muddling along for a few years...
2015/01/20 23:39
2015/01/20 23:39
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As much as tech firms talk about diversifying their workforces, and as much as venture capitalists talk about funding more women and people of color, there is one glaring and persistent problem - not...
2015/01/20 17:26
2015/01/20 17:26
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Toronto-based Rubikloud, a data analytics platform for retailers, has secured $7.5 million from Access Industries, TOM Group, and Ule. The company was previously backed by Horizon Ventures, the VC arm...
2015/01/15 17:25
2015/01/15 17:25
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As Sam Altman walks into Y Combinator’s dining room on Tuesday night, he is confronted with a scene that seems almost surreal. The converted warehouse, with vaulted wooden ceilings and the sort of...
2015/01/15 14:19
2015/01/15 14:19
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Startup guru Paul Graham, who co-founded the seed capital firm Y Combinator, tweeted out this math problem to his followers on Thursday. What is the next number in this sequence? 16, 17, 18, 18, 20,...
2015/01/14 16:46
2015/01/14 16:46
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Soylent: part of your balanced breakfast, the startup and investors hope. Two years since bursting onto the tech and food scene with a nutrition-packed powder that he promised could fully replace...
2015/01/14 14:43
2015/01/14 14:43
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Vidyard cofounders MIchael Litt and Devon Galloway. (Credit: Vidyard) When Michael Litt’s phone rang on an August weekend morning last year, he had good reason to let the call go to voicemail: in...
2015/01/14 01:22
2015/01/14 01:22
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If you’re a woman trying to raise venture capital, you might start to feel like you're living in a man’s world. While the stats prove the entire industry still has a long way to go, not all female...
2015/01/13 21:36
2015/01/13 21:36
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Canadian video-hosting company Vidyard Inc. has launched a new app that meshes with HootSuite Inc., allowing businesses to connect their videos with social media. Vidyard, based in the...
2015/01/30 16:44
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