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Silicon Valley heavyweights are helping underprivileged teens make iOS games

MakeGamesWith.Us, a company that teaches mostly high school and college students how to make iOS games, has just pooled together its first scholarship fund. 728 more words


Y Combinator's 'New Deal' for startups: More money, same 7% equity

After so many changes in the last few weeks, Y Combinator has announced yet another one. This time, it’s shaking up the investments its startups receive. 533 more words


Thoughts on NestMint

NestMint is a new “idea-stage” equity fund for startups in Iowa.

I was recently asked about my thoughts on NestMint. Specifically: “Do you think it’s valuable to the community? 827 more words


President Obama Will Headline DNC Fundraiser Hosted By YC's Sam Altman And Yahoo's Marissa Mayer

This May 8th, Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will hold a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee headlined by President Obama. The fête will take place at Y Combinator’s offices in Mountain View. 319 more words


Instamotor is the closest thing to your car selling itself (update)

Update: It has come to our attention that a very similar service, Carlypso, has been operating since August 2013, and according to a comment thread… 988 more words


Y Combinator makes more leadership changes, brings in Stripe cofounder as partner

Y Combinator’s year of changes continues: It has just announced another round of leadership appointments, including new partner Kat Manalac, who was previously the accelerator’s director of outreach, and new part-time partners Yuri Sagalov, Patrick Collison, and Elizabeth Iorns, all of whom are Y Combinator alumni. 402 more words