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Y Combinator startup FarmLogs closes initial funding for its farm management software.
The Muse, a company that combines job searching with advice and direction, grabbed $1.2M in seed funding shortly after graduating Y Combinator.
Aaron Swartz, the co-creator of RSS 1.0, web.py, and a prominent Internet activist, has committed suicide.
Y Combinator just cut its startup class size down from 84 to a little fewer than 50 -- nearly halving the amount of accepted startups, just like it recently halved the funding each company receives after graduating the program.
"The day I woke up and Reddit was working on its own was just the most incredible feeling," Huffman says.
YC company LeanMarket launches a real-time bidding platform for mobile ad exchanges.
Y Combinator is tightening the purse strings, cutting the $150,000 investments startups get in half.
Guest Post A market where only angels swoop in to provide necessary seed and early-stage capital is problematic ... the angel market is much less efficient than established venture capital.
Erli Bird connects entrepreneurs with early adopters for their products
Founders Dwight Crow and Christopher Berner were acqui-hired by Facebook today. Terms were not disclosed, but what is clear is that Facebook is not getting into the business of helping you buy and sell cars.
What counts as a startup? Paul Graham has a deceptively simple answer: It's a tool for generating rapid, exponential growth. But that's not the only kind of startup.
Double Robotics, the Y Combinator grad which created probably the best-looking telepresence robots on the planet, announced a $250,000 investment from Grishin Robotics today -- and the fact that Double has already sold 600 units of its first model for $1.2 million in pre-sales to 24 universities and 17 Fortune 500 companies.
Mobile app development company Parse is adding Cloud Code to its list of services.
Editor's Pick Jon Crawford is an entrepreneur with the dubious distinction of having been kicked out of Y Combinator. But rolling with the punches and continuing to fight for what he believed was right for his startup, he took a $1.5 million investment from VCs including Kleiner Perkins six months later. But how?
Editor's Pick In a leaked memo, Graham cautioned Y Combinator companies not to accept deals from Google Ventures, calling that firm's funding term sheets lowball offers.
VentureBeat interviews a security researcher for Fortune 500 companies about Facebook and its bug bounty reward program.
Editor's Pick Over 80 companies pitched to a roomful of investors and press at Y Combinator's Demo Day. In the postmortem, how did they fare compared to last year's batch? And what does Silicon Valley really think?
Travel storytelling and discovery app Tripl just executed a genius guerilla marketing idea: handing out fake parking tickets at Y Combinator's demo day that promo the company's app -- and investor-readiness.