Start Fund

  • Halo Effect: All AngelPad Companies Will Get $100K Investment Offers From 2 VC Firms

    Halo Effect: All AngelPad Companies Will Get $100K Investment Offers From 2 VC Firms

    Earlier this year, Yuri Milner, SV Angel, and Y Combinator shook the early-stage investment world with Start Fund, a $150,000 investment offered to every startup in every new Y Combinator class, no questions asked. Today, another startup incubator, AngelPad — you know, the one run by a bunch of ex-Googlers — is announcing a similar offer. But it’s more traditional from… Read More

  • YouGotListings Offers A Broker-Tested Rental Listing Management Software

    YouGotListings Offers A Broker-Tested Rental Listing Management Software

    There’s no question that technology has helped redefine the real estate industry. With the success of Trulia, Zillow and others, it’s clear that there is a huge market for providing the real estate sector with online tools. Y Combinator-backed startup YouGotListings is adding an innovative product for brokers and landlords with the launch of its simple, easy to use rental… Read More

  • SEC Watch: Start Fund Raises First Round, Totaling Nearly $6.5 Million

    SEC Watch: Start Fund Raises First Round, Totaling Nearly $6.5 Million

    Remember Start Fund, the investment vehicle established by DST’s Yuri Milner (as an individual) and Ron Conway’s angel fund, SV Angel? A couple of weeks ago, we broke the news that the fund, which is managed by SV Angel partner David Lee, made a gutsy blanket investment offer to every single one of the 40 or so Y Combinator startups in the most recent batch. Read More