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WA Today
The Mark Zuckerberg generation: why being born between 1981 and 1984 is key for tech successit came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today.
WA Today / Posted 39 minutes ago
it came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today. Sam Altman, the 32-year-old president of Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's largest startup accelerator, said growing up in St. Louis he had a Mac LC II at home, but most... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The Mark Zuckerberg generation: why being born between 1981 and 1984 is key for tech successit came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today.
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
it came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today. Sam Altman, the 32-year-old president of Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's largest startup accelerator, said growing up in St. Louis he had a Mac LC II at home, but most... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Mark Zuckerberg generation: why being born between 1981 and 1984 is key for tech successit came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
it came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today. Sam Altman, the 32-year-old president of Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's largest startup accelerator, said growing up in St. Louis he had a Mac LC II at home, but most... Read more
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The Age
The Mark Zuckerberg generation: why being born between 1981 and 1984 is key for tech successit came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today.
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
it came out in 1984, you had to fork over $US2,495, or nearly $US5,700 today. Sam Altman, the 32-year-old president of Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's largest startup accelerator, said growing up in St. Louis he had a Mac LC II at home, but most... Read more
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Mashable
These women engineers had the most productive debate of the Google memo so farwomen engineers are still rightly discussing what Damore's memo meant—as well a
Mashable / Posted 6 hours ago
women engineers are still rightly discussing what Damore's memo meant—as well as its fallout. In a blog post published by Y Combinator this week, a few women engineers—including one who works for Google—discussed the memo. The Y Combinator blog... Read more
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Business Insider
Female engineers: James Damore wasn't fired for 'truth'; he was fired for mishandling a complex debateand sensitive debate about diversity. The engineers made the comments anonymou
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
and sensitive debate about diversity. The engineers made the comments anonymously during a forum discussion for Y Combinator's "Ask a Female Engineer" blog series. One of the women said she worked at Google. Damore, who was fired from... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Elon Musk's $1 billion AI startup made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament — and crushed a pro gamerThe bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President Sam Altman, beat Dendi in the first match in about ten minutes; Dendi resigned from the second match,... Read more
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Business Insider
Today's hottest tech companies were founded by men born between 1981 and 1984 — here's whywhen it came out in 1984, you had to fork over $2,495, or nearly $5,700 today.
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
when it came out in 1984, you had to fork over $2,495, or nearly $5,700 today. Sam Altman, the 32-year-old president of Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's largest startup accelerator, said growing up in St. Louis he had a Mac LC II at home, but most... Read more
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TribLIVE
Can a venture capital blacklist stop sexual harassment in Silicon Valley?online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious Mountain View-based startup accelerator Y Combinator, are compiling blacklists of bad actors by inviting founders to file complaints online. Another startup is... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Silicon Valley venture capitalists battle sexual harassment with blacklistsonline tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious Mountain View-based startup accelerator Y Combinator, are compiling blacklists of bad actors by inviting founders to file complaints online. Another startup is... Read more
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Business Insider
Silicon Valley's liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrivedago. Here's what two members of the VC class — Eric Weinstein, a managing dire
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
ago. Here's what two members of the VC class — Eric Weinstein, a managing director at Thiel Capital, and Paul Graham of Y Combinator — had to say: But more importantly, Google is drawing fire from the right from outside Silicon Valley. The... Read more
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Mashable
A new startup could revolutionize how young women think about their fertilitychange. For women who are trying to have children, the test could serve as a f
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
change. For women who are trying to have children, the test could serve as a first step before seeing a specialist. The Y Combinator startup just raised $1 million in a funding round led by First Round Capital. With that first round of funding,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Elon Musk's $1 billion AI startup made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament — and crushed a pro gamerThe bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President Sam Altman, beat Dendi in the first match in about ten minutes; Dendi resigned from the second match,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Elon Musk's $1 billion AI startup made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament — and crushed a pro gamerThe bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
The bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President Sam Altman, beat Dendi in the first match in about ten minutes; Dendi resigned from the second match,... Read more
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Business Insider
Elon Musk's $1 billion AI startup made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament — and crushed a pro gamerThe bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
The bot from OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President Sam Altman, beat Dendi in the first match in about ten minutes; Dendi resigned from the second match,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
These Personality Tests Might Know Your Dream Job Better Than You Dowhich existing competitors like Pymetrics and Good&Co also offer. There’s also
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
which existing competitors like Pymetrics and Good&Co also offer. There’s also the Headstart app, part of the current Y Combinator cohort, which aims to use machine learning to help employers find the best candidates based on their... Read more
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Breitbart
More Silicon Valley Elites Endorsing Universal Basic Income Proposalwhich would guarantee a minimum cash handout to all Americans. Doesn't have to
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
which would guarantee a minimum cash handout to all Americans. Doesn't have to be much, but giving people even a very small safety net would unlock a huge amount of entrepreneurialism. “Now it’s our time to define a new social contract for... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why this IIT duo quit their high-paying jobs to sell milkprofitability. In fact, Supr Daily has proved its potential early on when it w
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
profitability. In fact, Supr Daily has proved its potential early on when it was selected by US-based accelerator Y Combinator for its three-month mentorship programme that ended in March this year. Joining a cohort of 12 other startups... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Greenwich firm invests in bespoke beauty brandconcoctions. New York City-based Function of Beauty, which operated from Stamf
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
concoctions. New York City-based Function of Beauty, which operated from Stamford before heading to startup accelerator Y Combinator last year, has raised millions from investors such as Bessemer Venture Partners, GGV Capital and, most recently,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich firm invests in bespoke beauty brandconcoctions. New York City-based Function of Beauty, which operated from Stamf
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
concoctions. New York City-based Function of Beauty, which operated from Stamford before heading to startup accelerator Y Combinator last year, has raised millions from investors such as Bessemer Venture Partners, GGV Capital and, most recently,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Greenwich firm invests in bespoke beauty brandconcoctions. New York City-based Function of Beauty, which operated from Stamf
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
concoctions. New York City-based Function of Beauty, which operated from Stamford before heading to startup accelerator Y Combinator last year, has raised millions from investors such as Bessemer Venture Partners, GGV Capital and, most recently,... Read more
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Fortune
Student Brands' 17-Year Path from Dorm Room to $58 Million Salehe’s getting a taste of Silicon Valley-style priorities as part of the country’
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
he’s getting a taste of Silicon Valley-style priorities as part of the country’s most famous accelerator program, Y Combinator, with his new travel tech startup, Solve. The company provides airport services like expedited immigration and... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Putting The Humanity Back Into Technologyone-third of all startups receiving Series A funding are veterans of accelerato
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
one-third of all startups receiving Series A funding are veterans of accelerators, as investors look to gatekeepers such as Y Combinator and others who instill a rigor in founding teams and provide them the right connections for future growth. For... Read more
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The News-Times
The 5 Advantages You Have If You're an Immigrant Entrepreneuravailable to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources av
The News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
available to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources available to immigrant entrepreneurs. Y Combinator, the widely successful incubator that has produced companies including Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox and Reddit, has... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The 5 Advantages You Have If You're an Immigrant Entrepreneuravailable to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources av
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
available to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources available to immigrant entrepreneurs. Y Combinator, the widely successful incubator that has produced companies including Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox and Reddit, has... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The 5 Advantages You Have If You're an Immigrant Entrepreneuravailable to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources av
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
available to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources available to immigrant entrepreneurs. Y Combinator, the widely successful incubator that has produced companies including Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox and Reddit, has... Read more
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Business Standard India
Countering West Coast pull, by helping finance start-ups sell in New Yorklab is one of hundreds of incubators and accelerators that have sprung up throu
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
lab is one of hundreds of incubators and accelerators that have sprung up throughout the country to help start-ups, such as Y Combinator in Mountain View, California; Techstars in Boulder, Colorado; and Plug and Play Tech Centre in Sunnyvale,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The 5 Advantages You Have If You're an Immigrant Entrepreneuravailable to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources av
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
available to immigrant entrepreneurs. There are increasingly more resources available to immigrant entrepreneurs. Y Combinator, the widely successful incubator that has produced companies including Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox and Reddit, has... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Can a VC blacklist stop sexual harassment in Silicon Valley?online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious Mountain View-based startup accelerator Y Combinator, are compiling blacklists of bad actors by inviting founders to file complaints online. Another startup is... Read more
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The Economic Times
Short on cash? From online shopping to restaurant bills, RedCarpet will pay for youto fill. Little wonder then that big names in Silicon Valley are placing early
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
to fill. Little wonder then that big names in Silicon Valley are placing early bets on RedCarpet. Earlier backed by Y Combinator, the startup recently raised pre-series A funding of $2.5 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners. Although... Read more
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FOX Business
The Motley Fool Interviews Shopify Co-Founder and CEO Tobi Lutkemore into actually investing some of your capital into businesses, similar to m
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
more into actually investing some of your capital into businesses, similar to maybe what other venture firms do, or what Y Combinator may do, to support entrepreneurs? Lutke: We can think about it but not yet. It's not yet the right thing to do.... Read more
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FOX Business
The Motley Fool Interviews Shopify Co-Founder and CEO Tobi Lutkemore into actually investing some of your capital into businesses, similar to m
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
more into actually investing some of your capital into businesses, similar to maybe what other venture firms do, or what Y Combinator may do, to support entrepreneurs? Lutke: We can think about it but not yet. It's not yet the right thing to do.... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
It’s Hard For People With Criminal Records To Get A Job–This New Job Site Can Helpa site using my phone,” says Bronson, who notes that as someone in his 60s who
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
a site using my phone,” says Bronson, who notes that as someone in his 60s who doesn’t know how to code, he’s an outlier at Y Combinator. “To expect that somebody who’s been behind bars for their adult life should know [how to do that] is... Read more
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The Mercury News
Can a VC blacklist stop sexual harassment in Silicon Valley?online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
online tools to tackle the issue. At least three groups, including prestigious Mountain View-based startup accelerator Y Combinator, are compiling blacklists of bad actors by inviting founders to file complaints online. Another startup is... Read more
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News 8000
App lets Uber, Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
News 8000 / Posted 13 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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KECI Missoula
App lets Uber, Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
App lets Uber, Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
App lets Uber, Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
App lets Uber, Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
App lets Uber, Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
This app lets Uber and Lyft drivers easily switch between platformsfrom Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. My
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
from Uber and Lyft, but said the company does not violate privacy policies. Mystro has raised $120,000 in funding from Y Combinator, where it is currently participating in its elite three-month accelerator program. It also raised $100,000 from... Read more
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Fortune
Exclusive: This Startup Wants to Be the Salesforce for Legal DepartmentsIronclad, a Silicon Valley startup that wants to automate the way legal contrac
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
Ironclad, a Silicon Valley startup that wants to automate the way legal contracts are created and managed, now has $8 million in new funding to try to make that happen. This Series A round, led by Accel Partners, brings total funding to over $11... Read more
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Fortune
Reddit Is Now Valued at Nearly $2 BillionAndreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital, along with investment firm Vy Capital,
Fortune / Posted 15 days ago
Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital, along with investment firm Vy Capital, Fidelity, and individual investors such as Y Combinator president Sam Altman and SV Angel founder Ron Conway. The new funding includes a new investment from Advance... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Tech Incubator Faces Challenges Of Tackling Sexual Harassment Among Investorsleast that's how one of the VCs who resigned described himself. But the industr
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
least that's how one of the VCs who resigned described himself. But the industry turned a blind eye. For a few years now, Y Combinator has been trying to face the problem of sexual harassment in the VC community head-on. The organization is one of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Reddit's valuation is now approaching $2 billionfrom big-name Silicon Valley investors Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Co
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
from big-name Silicon Valley investors Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Vy Capital, Fidelity, Y Combinator President Sam Altman, and SV Angel’s Ron Conway, reports Recode. Reddit CEO Steve Huffman told Recode the money... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Reddit's valuation is now approaching $2 billionfrom big-name Silicon Valley investors Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Co
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
from big-name Silicon Valley investors Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Vy Capital, Fidelity, Y Combinator President Sam Altman, and SV Angel’s Ron Conway, reports Recode. Reddit CEO Steve Huffman told Recode the money... Read more
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CBS News
Facebook shuts down chatbots that created secret languageeffective at deal-making. The phenomenon isn't new. Researchers at OpenAI, the
CBS News / Posted 16 days ago
effective at deal-making. The phenomenon isn't new. Researchers at OpenAI, the lab started by Tesla founder Elon Musk and Y Combinator president Sam Altman, have embarked on the same kind of work. AlphaGo, the AI developed by Deepmind, a division... Read more
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KECI Missoula
26-old entrepreneur wants to transform how Africans payabout funding an unknown group out of Nigeria." Flutterwave, which graduated f
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
about funding an unknown group out of Nigeria." Flutterwave, which graduated from Silicon Valley elite accelerator program Y Combinator last summer, also counts Y Combinator, Social Capital and Omidyar Network among some of its investors. Aboyeji... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
26-old entrepreneur wants to transform how Africans payabout funding an unknown group out of Nigeria." Flutterwave, which graduated f
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 16 days ago
about funding an unknown group out of Nigeria." Flutterwave, which graduated from Silicon Valley elite accelerator program Y Combinator last summer, also counts Y Combinator, Social Capital and Omidyar Network among some of its investors. Aboyeji... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
26-old entrepreneur wants to transform how Africans payabout funding an unknown group out of Nigeria." Flutterwave, which graduated f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 days ago
about funding an unknown group out of Nigeria." Flutterwave, which graduated from Silicon Valley elite accelerator program Y Combinator last summer, also counts Y Combinator, Social Capital and Omidyar Network among some of its investors. Aboyeji... Read more
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