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Captain401, now Human Interest, raises $11M to build a 401(k) for small businesses

Pushing through a fund round is never an easy process — and for Captain4 01 co-founder Roger Lee, it was even more tricky this time around. 558 more words


Bump is a peer-to-peer marketplace for streetwear

As the streetwear and sneaker industry continues to explode in popularity, we’re seeing more and more startups popping up to service the industry — all from slightly different angles. 708 more words


Slab raises $2.2M to build tools for an internal employee information nexus

When Jason Chen first objective up at Salesforce through the acquisition of his last company Stypi, he had the tough task of integrating within Salesforce’s complex infrastructure — and not a lot of documentation to go on. 807 more words


SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them

Google and other tech giants often have huge recruiting efforts that can target students — but startups might not have those kinds of resources to find or grab them before they head off to those huge companies. 1,049 more words


Are We Living Inside The Matrix?

Merely, it’s just a one in a billion chance that we are not in a computer simulation according to Ellon Musk’s opinion in 2016. What he thinks now might not be very different. 896 more words


Slite looks to build a new smarter notes tool for internal teams

If you’ve ever tried to collaborate on official documents( or any kind of note, genuinely) with coworkers or anyone else, you’re likely using something along the lines of Dropbox Paper or Google Docs — but they don’t quite have the same team-focused simplicity as, say, Slack, if you ask Christophe Pasquier. 762 more words


Life sciences startup Avro aims to deliver drugs to children and the elderly through skin patches

Avro, a life sciences startup in Y Combinator’s current batch, is banking on a method to deliver medications to populations unable to swallow or chew — it will administer them through the skin. 405 more words