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Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley

By Joel Stein August 07, 2014

Sam Altman sits behind his desk with his knees pulled up to his chest, eating dried apricots. He’s 29, but even the most laissez-faire bartender would card him. 4,420 more words

Economy

Incubated: Y Combinator's Approach To Finding And Helping Startups Become Big Winners

Y Combinator is the most famous of all startup accelerators out there, thanks to success of companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, and Stripe, all of which have gone through its program. 452 more words

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YC-Backed Impraise Makes Workplace Performance Reviews Less Painful

Posted Aug 11, 2014 by Catherine Shu (@catherineshu)

Performance reviews are a hassle for everyone involved. Supervisors have to deal with an onslaught of paperwork and meetings, but employees who only get assessments once or twice a year can often feel as if they are working in a vacuum. 534 more words

Technology

Y Combinator is Activly Recruiting Health-Tech Startups

(Reuters) – What do Dropbox, Stripe, Airbnb and Reddit have in common? These technology firms all received mentorship and money from Silicon Valley’s so-called startup machine, Y Combinator. 333 more words

HealthTech

Day #422:PAUL GRAHAM ON HOW TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE

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

SF Summer // CareMessage

Have you ever heard Tony Bennett’s famed song, “I Left My Heart in San Francisco?” He sings a little something like this:

 The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly gay… 1,830 more words

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