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Paul Graham, founder of Y-Combinator is one of the voices in the business world constantly preaching the gospel of doing what you love.In his fantastic 2006 article, … 329 more words

Women In Tech: It's Not Just A Pipeline Problem

Why are there so few women in tech jobs? Repeat after me, robotically, defensively: “It’s a pipeline problem!” So says David Cohen of TechStars… 668 more words


Y Combinator's Jessica Livingston: We're as relevant as ever

Let’s get this out of the way: Jessica Livingston hasn’t seen HBO’s tech industry parody show Silicon Valley.

For one thing, the 43-year-old co-founder of Y Combinator, a top start-up incubator, doesn’t own a television. 950 more words


YC Demo Day’s crowd favorite proves that if you fix real problems, you’ll find a customer

We’re halfway through Y Combinator’s Summer 2014 Demo Day, and we already have a crowd favorite. Fixed tackles a well-known problem that almost everyone can identify with it: The pain of parking tickets. 416 more words


Data, Design and Network is the Value and Growth

As I have been investing in companies and startups primarily in the Software cohort, it is time to clarify the investment thesis. I am big believer that as long as the startup focuses on the value and scaling, and is making sufficient progress towards those two major goals the startup is doing the right thing. 665 more words


Paul Graham's greatest hits

PAUL GRAHAM is a computer programmer, venture capitalist and essayist in the Boston area, who publishes his writings on his web site.

Most of his writing is about start-up companies and why they succeed or fail, but occasionally he writes on subjects of general interest, and I find these essays both interesting and wise.  62 more words