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Feather raises $3.5M to rent furniture to millennials

The furniture rental industry is stuck in the last. Current options involve old-school companies like CORT where most of the inventory will make your apartment look like a dorm room, or a place like Rent-A-Center where you’ll almost certainly pay many times what the item is actually worth. 395 more words


Sam Altman Is Not Running for Governor of California

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Sam Altman, the president of the popular Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator, has been rumored to be running for governor of California. 341 more words


Y Combinator in Java 8

The Y Combinator allows us to use recursion without actually using the recursion that Java already has. And Java 8 actually doesn’t support recursion in lambdas. 188 more words


Build Something A Few People Love

 “It’s better to make a few people really happy than to make a lot of people semi-happy.” – Paul Buchheit

This is a common saying amongst tech entrepreneurs.  935 more words


Meal kit startup Gobble has raised $15 million in Series B financing from Khosla

Gobble, a 15-minute meal kit delivery service, has raised $15 million in Series B growth financing from Khosla Ventures, TechCrunch has confirmed.

Khosla Ventures led the round, along with participation from previous investors A16z, Trinity Ventures and Initialized Capital. 180 more words


This Company in the Valley is giving away money (Seriously)

Silicon Valley is often the testing ground for new and exciting products that aren’t ready for mainstream adoption. Facebook is experimenting on AI robots, Google is testing out self-driving cars, and one company is about to do a major experiment that could fundamentally reshape how the United States – and the world – view’s welfare programs. 331 more words


Eden raises $10 million Series A to build out its office management marketplace

Eden, the office management and tech support platform, has today closed $10 million in Series A funding led by Spectrum 28, with participation from Fifth Wall Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, Canvas Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Eniac Ventures and other existing investors. 223 more words