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Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
In recent years, data analysts have gone from optional to a career that holds great promise, but demand for quantitative skills applied in business decisions has raced ahead of supply as college curri
What's going on at Y Combinator?
TouchBase is selling a line of VC trading cards, featuring Paul Graham, Marc Andreessen, Mary Meeker and Bill Gurley.
Yesterday, as part of some of its programming for startup founders, the startup incubator Y Combinator posted a new interview with its widely revered founder Paul Graham. The apparent idea was for Gra
Happy 10th anniversary Airbnb. When we first wrote about the company a decade ago, it was a spare website cobbled together by its founders for the low low price of $20,000. AirBed And Breakfast Takes
One has to appreciate how Paul Graham built Y Combinator into the world’s flagship accelerator. In fact, I have yet to meet a founder who regrets joining the program. But after stepping away from th
There are few people in technology more infuriating than Y Combinator's Paul Graham, who earlier this month dropped a brilliant summary and analysis of the ongoing refragmentation of modern societies,
Garry Tan is leaving the accelerator and investment firm Y Combinator after a four-year stint with the outfit. Tan had previously cofounded the easy-to-use blogging service Posterous, which was back
Ron Conway, Tencent and Paul Graham aren't getting their money back, and that's the point. They're part of today's $3.5 million round that's actually a donation to fund the operations of Watsi, Y Comb
Why are there so embarrassingly few women in the tech industry? Repeat after me, robotically, defensively: "It's a pipeline problem!" So says David Cohen of TechStars, echoing many others, e.g. Paul G
Clever launched out of Y Combinator in 2012 on a mission to help K-12 schools bring the latest education software into their classrooms. By giving districts a central way to manage student and teacher
In an effort to improve the quality of discussions that crop up on Hacker News, Y Combinator founding partner Paul Graham yesterday announced some imminent changes to the way comments would be posted
After a long tenure at the helm of Y Combinator — during which a summer “bootcamp” for undergrads turned into a Silicon Valley institution, pioneering the “seed acceleratorR
<a target="_blank" href="http://crunchbase.com/company/y-combinator">Y Combinator</a>, one of the most successful and impressive accelerators in the world, has today announced the Female Founders Conf
It's time to play the Y Combinator valuation game again. YC founder Paul Graham <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/paulg/status/422815186437685248">tweeted out the latest stats</a> on the ea
Over the last several years, Y Combinator has established itself as a powerhouse by picking and helping out a number of winning startups that have gone on to have great success. That includes names li
At the 500 Startups PreMoney Conference last week, Y Combinator's Paul Graham gave a presentation in which he suggested a new way for Series A investments to get done. Graham provided a few suggestion
<em>Credit where it's definitely due: this post was inspired by a Twitter conversation with Box CEO <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Levie">Aaron Levie</a>.</em> Don't lo