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A Look Inside Transcriptic's New Biotech Testing Facility

Transcriptic, the cloud-based biotech lab that tests for experimental drugs automation and robotics, has become a key platform for many biotech companies in Silicon Valley. 228 more words

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The Top 10 Startups Of Y Combinator Winter '15 Demo Day 2

Y Combinator unveiled one of its most impressive startup batches to date yesterday, featuring big ideas in medicine, finance, and marketplaces. After carefully watching the demos, speaking with founders in the class, and querying prestigious investors about their favorites, TechCrunch has compiled this list of the top 10 startups of the… 1,542 more words

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Here are our favorite startups from the Harvard of tech accelerators

Y Combinator is an accelerator that hosts what are widely considered the most coveted tech startups in the world, and this most recent class is no different. 1,161 more words

When live video app Meerkat is an unwelcome guest

Online video sensation Meerkat has brought live streaming to the masses by letting people use their smartphones to broadcast everything from their skateboard tricks to mowing the lawn. 712 more words

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The formula for the perfect Y Combinator startup pitch

Two and a half minutes. That’s how much time the influential tech incubator Y Combinator gives startup founders to deliver a perfectly crafted pitch to an auditorium packed with investors and journalists. 559 more words

Nightingale Launches Its Support Platform For Autism Therapy

Nightingale, the Y Combinator and StartX alum working to improve the quality of autism therapy, is today launching its support platform for clinicians and therapists out of beta. 503 more words

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With $35M more in the bank, Localytics has now raised more than any other Techstars alum

Even while Techstars is often overshadowed by the sheer number of monster seed rounds and quickly successful startups that come out of the 500 Startups and Y Combinator accelerators, it would be hard to argue that the Boulder-based program hasn’t produced its own share of winners, albeit with much less funding. 590 more words

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