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Resilience Is Key To Success For Most Startups, According To YC's Justin Kan

Lots of startups start with good ideas, but few of them become huge successes. More important than a good idea to their success is just having the resilience required to keep going even if your idea isn’t so great, Y Combinator partner Justin Kan said at Disrupt Europe 2014. 291 more words

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Hot tech startups get as many perks as they give

Startups are known for their lavish and often ridiculous perks, from acupuncture to personal chefs, “rock rooms” to ball pits, even assistants who… 566 more words

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13 must-read lessons from Y Combinator's startup school

On October 11, famed accelerator Y Combinator hosted 17,000 entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs (such as high school and college students) at the Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif. 1,028 more words

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Greentoe's new app lets you bargain with retailers without uttering a single number

I don’t say this often, but there’s a new app that just might dramatically change the way you shop, and it’s called Greentoe.

Actually, Greentoe’s been out of beta since last year on the Web, but it just released an iOS app for its service, which lets shoppers buy items at “market prices,” the lowest prices retailers are willing to sell an item for. 522 more words

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Wit.ai's API is helping developers easily add Siri-like language processing to their apps

A few years ago, when Apple added Siri to the iPhone, talking to inanimate objects with batteries to make them do stuff was pretty novel. Today, thanks to companies like… 360 more words

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