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If I went to Stanford and worked with some YC-backed startups, chances are that I’ll find it relatively easy to find one or two co-founders, get millions in funding and…

What do people want in a co-founder? YC has some answers

Almost every private equity and venture capital investor now advertises that they have a platform to support their portfolio companies.

How VC and private equity funds can launch portfolio-acceleration platforms

Facebook adds a personal off switch for political ads, T-Mobile lays off hundreds of Sprint employees and a content management platform raises $80 million. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June…

Daily Crunch: Facebook will let you turn off political ads

Last December, when CRM startup Kustomer was announcing its latest round of funding — a $60 million round led by Coatue — its co-founder and CEO Brad Birnbaum said it would…

Kustomer acquires Reply.ai to enhance chatbots on its CRM platform

Croatia has not exactly been known for a huge startup scene in the past, and probably the most famous tech company out of there in recent years has been Rimac…

New $47M fund, Fil Rouge Capital, is ready to boost Croatia’s growing startup scene

China is rising in many ways — the economy, consumer spending and technology — but still many of its population looks overseas, and particularly to the West, for cues on…

LemonBox brings US vitamins and health products to consumers in China

The first panel of today’s Startup School: Silicon Valley at the Flint Center for the Performance Arts consisted on Paul Graham interviewing SV Angel’s Ron Conway. Given the audience —…

Ron Conway’s Advice For Young Founders At YC’s Startup School

Oftentimes when you hear a startup CEO speak about their competitors, there’s a lot of talk about “validation of the market” and how there’s room for multiple winners. That may…

Y combinator’s annual startup school event was held in Berkeley last Saturday and featured a stellar lineup of speakers including the founders of Twitter, Facebook and Zappos. The founders speaking…

[Spain] You don’t often hear start-ups bursting forth from Spain and flourishing abroad.  Nowhere near compared to what you see appearing from other European countries such as Germany, UK and…