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Fast Company Magazine
This Alternative Credit Agency Lets Immigrants Bring Their Credit With ThemMexico, China, the Philippines, Brazil and the U.K. covers 30% of Mpower’s cust
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
Mexico, China, the Philippines, Brazil and the U.K. covers 30% of Mpower’s customer base, it says. Nova graduated from the Y Combinator incubator last year and is currently enrolled with the Financial Solutions Lab, an incubator at the Center for... Read more
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Business Insider
Famous Silicon Valley investors have predicted a populist backlash against the big 5 tech companiesAlphabet's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Al
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Alphabet's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, said widespread discontent over income inequality helped elect US President Donald Trump and had put wealthy... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a yeartransfers for the past several years; its basic income trial began in October 2
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
transfers for the past several years; its basic income trial began in October 2016. In Oakland, the startup accelerator Y Combinator just wrapped a pilot study in which several people received $1,000 to $2,000 a month. YC is preparing to launch... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a yeartransfers for the past several years; its basic income trial began in October 2
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
transfers for the past several years; its basic income trial began in October 2016. In Oakland, the startup accelerator Y Combinator just wrapped a pilot study in which several people received $1,000 to $2,000 a month. YC is preparing to launch... Read more
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WA Today
Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against techAlphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sa
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, said widespread discontent over income inequality helped elect US President Donald Trump and had put wealthy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against techAlphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, said widespread discontent over income inequality helped elect U.S. President Donald Trump and had put wealthy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against techAlphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, said widespread discontent over income inequality helped elect US President Donald Trump and had put wealthy... Read more
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The Age
Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against techAlphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sa
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, said widespread discontent over income inequality helped elect US President Donald Trump and had put wealthy... Read more
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Reuters
Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against techInc’s (GOOGL.O) venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and S
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Inc’s (GOOGL.O) venture capital arm and now runs venture fund Section 32, and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, said widespread discontent over income inequality helped elect U.S. President Donald Trump and had put wealthy... Read more
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CNET
Are unicorns dying in Silicon Valley?Street Journal's tech conference Wednesday. Discussion with fellow panelists S
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
Street Journal's tech conference Wednesday. Discussion with fellow panelists Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator and Bill Maris, who leads venture capital fund Section 32, turned toward the idea of a mellowing in Silicon... Read more
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Fortune
Sam Altman Is Not Running for Governor of CaliforniaLAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Sam Altman, the president of the popular Silicon Valley st
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Sam Altman, the president of the popular Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator, has been rumored to be running for governor of California. Say hello to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s worst nightmare. His name is Sam Altman.... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Panel held to discuss the future of public policy and the Universal Basic IncomeRazza, Co-Director of Policy and Research for Demos, a public policy organizati
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 5 days ago
Razza, Co-Director of Policy and Research for Demos, a public policy organization, Elizabeth Rhodes, Research Director at Y Combinator Research and Seth Ackerman, Executive Editor of Jacobin Magazine. In his introduction, Xenos explained that due... Read more
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The Hill
Black lawmakers press Sandberg on diversity at Facebook | Dems want hearing on Trump tweets about media | Watchdog to probe alleged FCC cyberattackis the lawmaker Silicon Valley wanted. Major tech leaders like former Yahoo CEO
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
is the lawmaker Silicon Valley wanted. Major tech leaders like former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, venture capitalist and Y Combinator head Sam Altman and top officials at Google and Facebook showered Khanna with endorsements during his 2016... Read more
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The Economic Times
Meesho mops up $3.1 m from SAIF-led investorsThis brings the Bengaluru-based and US-registered startup’s overall funding to
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
This brings the Bengaluru-based and US-registered startup’s overall funding to $3.7 million. Apart from Y Combinator and Venture Highway, Meesho had also raised $350,000 from some angel investors in convertible debt. The company plans to use the... Read more
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Mashable
This tool will help you find the perfect social good boost for your startupin New York, Uncharted (previously the Unreasonable Institute) in Colorado, IMP
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
in New York, Uncharted (previously the Unreasonable Institute) in Colorado, IMPACT in Europe, and even Silicon Valley's Y Combinator, which has a wider scope but a growing focus on social impact startups. But just because an accelerator has... Read more
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Connecticut Post
What No 40-Old Can Tell You About Modern Entrepreneurshipto get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder o
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
to get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder of a wildly successful startup accelerator Y Combinator, named determination as the No. 1 skill he values from startup founders. As long as you're over a certain... Read more
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Greenwich Time
What No 40-Year-Old Can Tell You About Modern Entrepreneurshipto get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder o
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
to get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder of a wildly successful startup accelerator Y Combinator, named determination as the No. 1 skill he values from startup founders. As long as you're over a certain... Read more
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The News-Times
What No 40-Old Can Tell You About Modern Entrepreneurshipto get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder o
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
to get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder of a wildly successful startup accelerator Y Combinator, named determination as the No. 1 skill he values from startup founders. As long as you're over a certain... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
What No 40-Old Can Tell You About Modern Entrepreneurshipto get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder o
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
to get noticed, and new freelance projects followed. Paul Graham, co-founder of a wildly successful startup accelerator Y Combinator, named determination as the No. 1 skill he values from startup founders. As long as you're over a certain... Read more
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The Hill
Silicon Valley’s Khanna gains new profile after Feinstein clashis the lawmaker Silicon Valley wanted. Major tech leaders like former Yahoo CEO
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
is the lawmaker Silicon Valley wanted. Major tech leaders like former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, venture capitalist and Y Combinator head Sam Altman and top officials at Google and Facebook showered Khanna with endorsements during his 2016... Read more
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New Kerala
Farmstead Launches Nation's First Sustainable Digital Grocer in San Francisco - newkerala news #279339to thousands of Bay Area customers, and has raised $2.8 million in seed funding
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
to thousands of Bay Area customers, and has raised $2.8 million in seed funding from Resolute Ventures, Social Capital, Y Combinator, and Joe Montana's Liquid 2 Ventures. "Farmstead's goal is to fundamentally transform the American grocery... Read more
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The Hill
It’s time to make broadband spectrum available to more players in the marketFrom thermostats to door locks to cars, almost everything in our lives may soon
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
From thermostats to door locks to cars, almost everything in our lives may soon be controlled by the click of a button or the downloading of an app. Spectrum is what powers all of this connectivity, from the licensed spectrum used for mobile... Read more
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The Economic Times
Y Combinator sees a surge in Indian startup applicationsBENGALURU: Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator, the accelerator behind some of th
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
BENGALURU: Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator, the accelerator behind some of the most-valued startups such as hospitality service Airbnb and payment processing company Stripe, is seeing the most applications from Indian startups after the US in its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Y Combinator sees a surge in Indian startup applications(winter 2018), and I hope we'll see more applications from India after our comi
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
(winter 2018), and I hope we'll see more applications from India after our coming visit," said Kat Manalac, a partner at Y Combinator. The accelerator plans to hold office hours in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai to drum up applications with three... Read more
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New Kerala
Drivezy Raises USD 10 Million from Investors across Three Continents - newkerala news #278096including Das Capital, Axan Ventures, CrowdWorks and IT-Farm. This is in addit
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
including Das Capital, Axan Ventures, CrowdWorks and IT-Farm. This is in addition to an earlier $6 million round from Y Combinator, White Unicorn Ventures, Dheeraj Jain, Punit K Goyal, Alok Mittal, Susa Ventures, Qasar Younis, Paul Buchheit,... Read more
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The Economic Times
International entrepreneurs fight for 'startup' visa, move US courtAtma and Anand Krishna, co-founders of LotusPay, a digital payment platform in
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
Atma and Anand Krishna, co-founders of LotusPay, a digital payment platform in India, had received $120,000 funding from Y Combinator, an early stage investor based in Silicon Valley. A US holding company (which controlled the entire business)... Read more
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The Economic Times
Drivezy gets $10 million in boot, to bring bitcoin paymentsMUMBAI: Self-drive car rental firm Drivezy, formerly called JustRide, has raise
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
MUMBAI: Self-drive car rental firm Drivezy, formerly called JustRide, has raised Rs 65 crore ($10 million) in a part-equity and part-debt round. The total capital raised by the company stands at $16.5 million (Rs 107 crore). Formerly a car-sharing... Read more
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Mashable
The tech bros exposed by alt-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos' emailsImage: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Where do I even start. BuzzFeed News got its
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Where do I even start. BuzzFeed News got its hands on a bunch of emails and documents from white nationalist troll Milo Yiannopoulos, and they're disgusting. Yiannopoulos was the tech editor for Breitbart, until he... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A new grocery startup is taking on Amazon and pursuing a $100 billion opportunitylaunched in San Francisco on Thursday after raising $2.8 million in seed fundin
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
launched in San Francisco on Thursday after raising $2.8 million in seed funding from Resolute Ventures, Social Capital, Y Combinator, and Joe Montana’s Liquid 2 Ventures. Farmstead's CEO, Pradeep Elankumaran, told Business Insider that the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A new grocery startup is taking on Amazon and pursuing a $100 billion opportunitylaunched in San Francisco on Thursday after raising $2.8 million in seed fundin
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
launched in San Francisco on Thursday after raising $2.8 million in seed funding from Resolute Ventures, Social Capital, Y Combinator, and Joe Montana’s Liquid 2 Ventures. Farmstead's CEO, Pradeep Elankumaran, told Business Insider that the... Read more
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New Kerala
Drivezy Announces First Private ICO to Build Global Carsharing Marketplace - newkerala news #2777702015, Drivezy (formerly JustRide) was one among the few startups selected by th
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
2015, Drivezy (formerly JustRide) was one among the few startups selected by the prestigious American startup accelerator Y Combinator for the 2016 summer batch and is backed by Google. The startup has drawn the interest of notable entrepreneurs... Read more
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Reuters
MessageBird in biggest early-stage funding for European software firmAMSTERDAM/LONDON (Reuters) - Dutch start-up messaging company MessageBird has l
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
AMSTERDAM/LONDON (Reuters) - Dutch start-up messaging company MessageBird has landed $60 million in first-round funding, the largest ever early-stage venture capital investment into a European software company. MessageBird helps 15,000 organizations... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Your airliner may be flying electric within a decadeelectric vehicle experts from NASA, Boeing and Cessna. It received funding fro
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 19 days ago
electric vehicle experts from NASA, Boeing and Cessna. It received funding from Harvard University and startup incubator Y Combinator, which helped fund Dropbox, Reddit and Airbnb. EasyJet did not reveal the financial terms of its partnership... Read more
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The News-Times
Startup Accelerators Aren't Banking on Exits Any Moreglobally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for
The News-Times / Posted 19 days ago
globally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for-equity" model, first established in 2005 by Y Combinator, which involves investing a small amount of seed money in a startup in exhange for equity. Investments typically... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Startup Accelerators Aren't Banking on Exits Any Moreglobally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
globally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for-equity" model, first established in 2005 by Y Combinator, which involves investing a small amount of seed money in a startup in exhange for equity. Investments typically... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Startup Accelerators Aren't Banking on Exits Any Moreglobally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 days ago
globally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for-equity" model, first established in 2005 by Y Combinator, which involves investing a small amount of seed money in a startup in exhange for equity. Investments typically... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Startup Accelerators Aren't Banking on Exits Any Moreglobally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
globally still indicated that they intended to follow the traditional "cash-for-equity" model, first established in 2005 by Y Combinator, which involves investing a small amount of seed money in a startup in exhange for equity. Investments typically... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Young CEO offers thoughts on Missouri startupsZapier’s founders have roots in Mid-Missouri, the company flew west when it was
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Zapier’s founders have roots in Mid-Missouri, the company flew west when it was selected to participate in the famed Y Combinator startup accelerator in the spring of 2012. Shortly afterward, in October 2012, the company got a $1.3 million... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
From JC to Silicon ValleyWeekend Columbia when Foster, Helmig and Knoop moved to Silicon Valley the foll
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Weekend Columbia when Foster, Helmig and Knoop moved to Silicon Valley the following spring to participate in the famed Y Combinator startup accelerator. The company reached a huge milestone for tech companies in 2014 when it became profitable.... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Is it time for electric planes? Your airliner may be flying electric within a decadeelectric vehicle experts from NASA, Boeing and Cessna. It received funding fro
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
electric vehicle experts from NASA, Boeing and Cessna. It received funding from Harvard University and startup incubator Y Combinator, which helped fund Dropbox, Reddit and Airbnb. EasyJet did not reveal the financial terms of its partnership... Read more
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The Economic Times
You could be flying electric planes within a decadethe statement. His company has received financial backing from Massachusetts, H
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
the statement. His company has received financial backing from Massachusetts, Harvard University and technology incubator Y Combinator, which has played a role in the growth of companies including AirBnB and Dropbox. Fuel is one of the biggest... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How Tony Robbins came from a broken household to build a $6 billion empire and coach business legends like Marc Benioff and Paul Tudor Jonesthe single most important thing. It's like Joe Gebbia from Airbnb. He was tell
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
the single most important thing. It's like Joe Gebbia from Airbnb. He was telling me that when he was getting coached by Y Combinator, and the guy was saying to him, "Here's the key to success: Don't die" — you know, just don't die. And that's my... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How Tony Robbins came from a broken household to build a $6 billion empire and coach business legends like Marc Benioff and Paul Tudor Jonesthe single most important thing. It's like Joe Gebbia from Airbnb. He was tell
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
the single most important thing. It's like Joe Gebbia from Airbnb. He was telling me that when he was getting coached by Y Combinator, and the guy was saying to him, "Here's the key to success: Don't die" — you know, just don't die. And that's my... Read more
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Daily Mail
Silicon Valley sees a backlash against gender diversityto the forefront after the firing last month of Google software engineer James
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
to the forefront after the firing last month of Google software engineer James Damore The founder of start-up incubator Y Combinator, Paul Graham, defended the science behind Damore's memo James Altizer, an engineer at the chip maker Nvidia,... Read more
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Business Insider
How Tony Robbins came from a broken household to build a $6 billion empire and coach business legends like Marc Benioff and Paul Tudor Jonesthe single most important thing. It's like Joe Gebbia from Airbnb. He was tell
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
the single most important thing. It's like Joe Gebbia from Airbnb. He was telling me that when he was getting coached by Y Combinator, and the guy was saying to him, "Here's the key to success: Don't die" — you know, just don't die. And that's my... Read more
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New York Post
Men’s rights movement is on the rise in Silicon ValleyDamore, instead of silencing MRAs in Silicon Valley, appeared to galvanize the
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
Damore, instead of silencing MRAs in Silicon Valley, appeared to galvanize the movement. The founder of start-up incubator Y Combinator, Paul Graham, posted two articles (here and here) arguing the science behind Damore’s memo and start-up investor... Read more
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The Economic Times
Forget electric cars, you may soon be flying in an electric planeCEO Jeffrey Engler said in the statement. His company has received financial ba
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
CEO Jeffrey Engler said in the statement. His company has received financial backing from Massachusetts, Harvard University and technology incubator Y Combinator, which has played a role in the growth of companies including AirBnB a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
L.A. Electric Plane Startup Working with EasyJet to Develop Electric Jetliners2021. The 10-person startup was founded last year and has received funding from
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 24 days ago
2021. The 10-person startup was founded last year and has received funding from groups such as Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator. Engler said Wright Electric's goal is to have a plane certified by the Federal Aviation Administration within... Read more
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New York Post
For the startups disrupting home décor, less is moreto Philadelphia for business school at Wharton, each needed a new couch. Chopr
New York Post / Posted 24 days ago
to Philadelphia for business school at Wharton, each needed a new couch. Chopra chose a $1,200 West Elm sofa in a pale gray — and was informed it would take 12 weeks to arrive. Kuhl went the Ikea route, picking a $400 model that he lugged home and... Read more
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Mashable
EasyJet wants to fly electric planes in 10 yearspassenger plane in the next decade. Before the announcement, Wright presented
Mashable / Posted 24 days ago
passenger plane in the next decade. Before the announcement, Wright presented its idea for an electric plane at the Y Combinator Demo Day in Silicon Valley earlier this year. The company had floated a partnership then with EasyJet, which is... Read more
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