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Search-as-a-Service provider Algolia debuts free plan, opens West Coast data center

Do you use Genius (formerly, RapGenius) to search for rap lyrics? Do you use CrunchBase to look up an interesting company you’ve just read about, or perhaps Product Hunt to search for emoji-related products? 570 more words


What Y-Combinator Needs More Than, “Black Entrepreneurs”

Last month, Y-Combinator (YC) announced new efforts to recruit more black entrepreneurs into their program. Recent figures show blacks (as well as Hispanics and women) are chronically underrepresented in the world’s most famous startup ecosystem, Silicon Valley. 651 more words


Reddit closes $50M financing round, valuing it at $500M -- so will it have to grow up now?

Reddit, the online community known for its somewhat anarchic approach to content and behavior, has closed a $50-million Series B financing round that includes leading venture-capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital. 1,001 more words

Y Combinator Startup School Success

Congratulations to our Tech Advisors Richard Wheeler and John McCary for their acceptance into Y Combinator Startup School!

YC Startup School is a one day conference in Silicon Valley where participants will hear stories and practical advice from founders and investors. 59 more words

To the left of Impossible

This week has been an explosion of ideas, learning and possibilities personally for me. How to Start a Startup class by Sam Altman lectures have been such a pleasure to watch and learn from. 799 more words

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