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2015/03/03 02:14
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For years, Y Combinator has shied away from doing any kind of follow-on funding. That’s out of concern that this would create signaling risk and ward VCs away from supporting startups that don’t get...
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From Starcraft to League of Legends, the e-sports market has gone through a massive expansion over the last decade-in-a-half. Millions of dollars are now at stake over video games played in front of...
2015/03/02 21:19
2015/03/02 21:19
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Campus JobCampus Job's team. L to R: Adam Rothblatt, Greg Davidson, Nikki Schlecker, Nina Boyd, Chris Shei, Liz Wessel, JJ Fliegelman, Nora Apsel Liz Wessel wasn't like most college seniors. Most...
2015/03/02 20:14
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Disrupt Battlefield finalist Valor Water is graduating out of Y Combinator just in time to help solve the world’s water crisis. Valor provides a suite of business-intelligence tools for water...
2015/03/02 19:20
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The seed capital company will use funding largely to support investments in its startups that are now on the cusp of either a big IPO, or, also, multi-billion dollar valuations, as hedge funds and...
2015/03/02 16:08
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Apportable Introduces Three-Tiered Subscription for Its Popular Objective-C Cross Platform Game Development Suite SpriteBuilder FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO: February 26, 2015 – Apportable, a...
2015/02/28 02:06
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At first blush, the subject of parking may not seem very sexy -- until you hear Mike Robertson talk about it. As the managing principal in the San Francisco office of Walker Parking Consultants, the...
2015/02/28 00:14
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The summer internship isn’t about grabbing coffee anymore. About a decade ago, Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham gave Brezina and his Xobni co-founder Adam Smith $12,000 to work on a startup idea...
2015/02/27 18:14
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Anyone who has worked a retail job knows what a pain it is to take time off. You usually have to find someone to cover your shift and, unless you’ve managed to arrange your schedule in advance, that...
2015/02/27 17:26
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Ant Financial, a financial services operation controlled by Alibaba executives, plans to go public on China’s stock exchange within the next two years, according to The Wall Street Journal. The...
2015/02/27 17:14
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When launching a new consumer application, especially those in the social space, many developers today rely on an invite mechanism that has the app’s initial user base reaching out and recommending...
2015/02/26 19:14
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If you’re a writer, you’ve probably heard horror stories about the publishing industry — books that are rejected by publisher after publisher, books that sit in submission piles for years, books that...
2015/02/26 18:57
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For the past few years rapper Chamillionaire has been keeping a secret. He has been quietly working in the tech startup scene, from speaking on social media engagement in the music industry to hanging...
2015/02/26 16:15
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Open Listings is a startup fresh out of the current Y Combinator batch that’s easing the home buying process by letting people move forward without real estate agents. Because two-thirds of the...
2015/02/26 13:22
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... is the heart of the business. This is our server rack." Max Hodak and I are standing in front of a large clear acrylic box about the size of a shipping container. Inside, a robotic arm grabs a...
2015/02/26 01:42
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Photo via Perspectiv Labs Flying a drone is harder than it looks. It takes practice and above-average hand-eye coordination to be able to traverse a three-dimensional space. And unfortunately for...
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2015/02/25 22:19
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Rapper Chamillionaire is the newest entrepreneur-in-residence at Mark Suster's Los Angeles-based investment firm Upfront Ventures. It turns out Chamillionaire, a.k.a. Hakeem Seriki, has actually been...
2015/02/25 21:14
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Jonah Greenberger envisions Mexico’s rooftops covered in cost-effective, environmentally friendly, dark blue solar panels. The 28-year-old founder of Y Combinator-backed solar power startup Bright...
2015/02/25 20:22
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Smartwatch startup Pebble may be facing significant new competition coming from the Apple Watch, but it proved this week it has a core group of supporters on Kickstarter. Pebble blew past its...
2015/02/25 05:09
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Cloud communications company Twilio Inc. has acquired Authy Inc., a provider of two-factor authentication (2FA) for large-scale web and mobile applications. The price of the acquisition was not...
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