If you want to start a startup, there’s a school for that. It’s called Startup School, and it was created by YCombinator’s Paul Graham, who is now taking applications for attendees. The best part? It’s free.
The online venture capital firm has raised a $1.1 million fund as part of its new “Accelerate Series” that will support startups from Y Combinator’s Winter 2013 batch.
Y Combinator welcomed five new partners to its elite cabal today and said goodbye to one.
Guest Post This is heartbreaking: An entrepreneur puts mind, time, and energy into founding and running a new venture, and then recklessly sabotages the startup’s chances to succeed.
The new Silicon Valley handshake is a four-step digitally-enhanced process.
Prestigious accelerator Y Combinator is expanding its horizons by backing a nonprofit called ”Watsi.”
10 gift ideas sure to make the entrepreneur in your life smile this holiday season.
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.
Editor’s Pick Venture capital’s gut-call days are over.
Editor’s Pick Entrepreneurs flocked to Stanford University to hear Mark Zuckerberg, the T-shirt wearing chief executive, open up about the early days of Facebook.
Erli Bird connects entrepreneurs with early adopters for their products
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.
Editor’s Pick Debate raged at TechCrunch Disrupt over whether technology startups can unseat the powers-that-be.
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.
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?
Guest Post Email overload has become a hot topic lately. An average person now gets over 100 emails per day, and an average corporate employee over 200. Companies are looking for ways to replace email or just turn it off.
Paul Graham is the genius behind Y Combinator, one of the first startup incubators and the birthplace of immediately recognizable companies such as Reddit, Scribd, Disqus, Dropbox, Posterous, and many, many more. So if he gets worried, people listen.
Zillow, Redfin, Trulia: all familiar names to anyone who’s looked for a home lately. But where in this digital landscape would you go to look for office space?
The newest member of Y Combinator’s team is angel investor and successful entrepreneur Geoff Ralston.
The Stop Online Privacy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act may be on hiatus, but what’s really at stake are two equally critical values that don’t necessarily have to be in opposition of each other, Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski stated in a fireside chat at the Digital Life Design conference in Munich today.
Domain and hosting site Go Daddy just announced that it no longer supports the recently proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).
Paul Graham has put the kibosh on SOPA-supporting companies showing up at Y Combinator events, including the popular and investment-driven Demo Days.
Y Combinator‘s Demo Days this year featured a crush of innovation and excitement. After 63 startups presented to a room full of reporters, VCs and other influencers, we were all exhausted — none more than the belles of this particular ball, the founders themselves.
Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator is bringing some of its most notable alumni back into the fold — as partners.