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2015/08/01 19:17
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Door-to-door delivery is a service plagued by a lack of reliability and consistency. “It is something that’s way harder than it actually looks,” says Tony Xu, co-founder and CEO of Palo Alto,...
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2015/07/31 23:14
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The World Bank has laid out the problems society faces in some pretty stark terms. Farmers need to produce 50% more food to feed the 9 billion people who are projected to inhabit the earth by 2050....
2015/07/31 23:14
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... Startups has unveiled its fourteenth batch of companies going through its accelerator. While Y Combinator is starting to roll out its own class in an upcoming Demo Day, a new one from 500...
2015/07/31 20:14
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Launching out of the Summer 2015 Y Combinator batch, Locent is an e-commerce platform powered entirely by text messages. One of the biggest challenges for online retailers is shepherding customers...
2015/07/31 20:14
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Partner programs can be a big source of revenue — for example, channel sales account for 80 percent of Cisco’s revenue. Now a startup called GrowSumo is working to make those programs easier to...
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2015/07/31 19:14
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As part of Y Combinator’s push into computational biology and bioinformatics, the early-stage firm is backing a team that used to work on the Human Genome Project and is now experimenting with RNA...
2015/07/31 16:33
2015/07/31 16:33
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Entrepreneurs: Instead of focusing on one business, try starting two at the same time - Quartz double downEntrepreneurs: Instead of focusing on one business, try starting two at the same time “We...
2015/07/31 16:14
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Klarismo, which takes existing MRIs and other kinds of body scans to build a 3D model of a person, has raised $2.1 million and launched out of Y Combinator. Klarismo is an online service where users...
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2015/07/31 15:14
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Oolu, a Y Combinator company launching today, aims to reduce this number by delivering affordable solar energy to West Africa’s off-grid population, beginning in Senegal. Despite the surge of...
2015/07/30 18:14
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The goal of Captain401 is basically to make managing 401ks as simple as other services have done for other functions within companies — and in a more digitally focused manner like Zenefits or...
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2015/07/30 17:38
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Instacart is a new service that promises fast local delivery of groceries, and soon, other items. Screenshot by CNET In cities like San Francisco, shoppers have a number of ways to order groceries...
2015/07/30 15:14
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Sales workflow startup PersistIQ has raised $1.7 million in seed funding. This is one of those stories where the startup says it raised the money months ago, got busy and only decided to announce the...
2015/07/30 08:14
2015/07/30 08:14
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Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is one of the densest cities in the world. Since real estate is at a premium, stores are often tiny and carry very limited inventory. Chaldal‘s goal is to give...
2015/07/29 18:46
2015/07/29 18:46
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Radix, announces leading pioneers for .tech as it enters the Early Access Phase today (29th July) at 16:00 UTC. Co-founder of OnePlus, Carl Pei — who recently revealed the highly-anticipated OnePlus...
2015/07/29 18:42
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Duty, honor and a company with conscience: Emily Cavness of Sword & Plough. (Photo credit: Stephen Ramsey For Forbes) Small liberal arts colleges are reinventing themselves as entrepreneur...
2015/07/29 17:26
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Urska Srsen, the 25-year-old cofounder of Bellabeat, wanted to be a sculptor from the time she was mome. Not an artist, not a painter—specifically, a sculptor. At that age, she attended an art class...
2015/07/29 14:42
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Arash Ferdowsi is fiddling absentmindedly with the Lego bricks that cover the table in a conference room at Dropbox headquarters. His attention is focused on a whiteboard on which a trio of engineers...
2015/07/29 11:14
2015/07/29 11:14
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Instead of having to write specific code to import and sort data in a spreadsheet, Blockspring has several connections to services like Google Search that will automatically populate spreadsheets with...
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2015/07/29 10:42
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Amazon just launched a specialized storefront that puts startup products on display. More than 200 products created by startups are currently featured on Amazon’s new Launchpad page, which launched...
2015/07/28 06:18
2015/07/28 06:18
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Stripe, the hot Silicon Valley payments startup and Y Combinator alum, has taken in a round of funding led by Visa that values the company at $5 billion. Stripe sets itself apart from other payments...
2015/08/01 19:17
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