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The 48 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2

The world’s most prestigious startup school launched 48 companies today at part 2 of its Summer 2016 Demo Day. Nanoparticle analytics and delivery robots were amongst the products revealed in the B2B, biotech, enterprise, edtech, fintech, and hardware verticals. 5,874 more words


YC-backed CoinTent says it can help publishers deal with ad blockers

CoinTent might be the solution for publishers worried about the money they’re losing to ad blockers.

The San Francisco-based company started with a focus on paywalls, but it’s recently moved into offering publishers ( 290 more words


Quora's Co-Founder Is Back In the Startup Game at Y Combinator

“I felt like an old person going back to college to finish their degree,” said Charlie Cheever as he stood in the hall of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. 792 more words


All 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1

Farm drones, autonomous security guards and next-generation tampons were among the products presented at today’s Y Combinator startup accelerator Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. You can check out write-ups of all 44 below. 4,985 more words


Proxy raises $1.6 million to kill the card key, and make the internet of things more accessible

A startup called Proxy has raised $1.6 million in seed funding to help people use internet-enabled devices of every kind without all the annoying login processes and standalone apps for each separate device. 479 more words


SmartSite uses sensors to monitor construction workers' health and safety

A startup called SmartSite has released hardware and cloud-based software to help the construction industry track what their employees are exposed to and take measures to protect them from harm. 381 more words


Meesho wants to make selling through WhatsApp more efficient and less painful

WhatsApp may have over one billion active users each month but it continues to frustrate the many small businesses that rely on it for sales but suffer for its lack of advanced features. 904 more words