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Basic income

Readers who are unaware of the basic income concept can find an outline here.

As Ontario, Canada’s largest province, became the latest to announce… 562 more words

Economy

More than 800 startups ask FCC chair to not kill net neutrality

Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released the broad strokes of his plan to abandon consumer protections to the benefit of large corporate players in the telecommunications industry. 256 more words

TC

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund. 586 more words

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Y Combinator Head Jumps Into Presidential Political Debate

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Sam Altman not only leads one of the most influential startup incubators in the Silicon Valley, but also has his eye on Washington and the first 100 days of the Trump Administration. 349 more words

News

Singapore's Saleswhale, which uses AI to automate sales emails, raises $1.2M

Saleswhale, a Singapore-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to let companies automate their sales emails, has raised a $1.2 million seed round.

The capital was provided by VC firms Monk’s Hill Ventures, Gree Ventures and Wavemaker Partners with a number of angel investors. 479 more words

Fundings & Exits

BMW Just Invested in This On-Demand Bus Rental Startup

BMW has invested in Bus.com, a Montreal-based startup that allows users to book charter buses online. It’s the latest example of a push by automakers to find revenue opportunities outside the traditional business of building and selling vehicles. 162 more words

Tech

Ask a Female Engineer: How Can Managers Help Retain Technical Women on Their Team?

An insightful piece.

Klara: I have thought about returning to finance, where I worked before starting to code, and teaching. When I feel like a code monkey – i.e.

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Technology