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Being a British Woman growing a start-up on Y Combinator

If you are in the start-up world, chances are that you are aspiring to or have already applied to the world-renowned Y Combinator – a paradise network of the most talented and promising entrepreneurs in the world. 763 more words

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Number of Investments by Top FinTech Investors

The following infographic summarizes the number of companies invested by the top FinTech investors. You could see that Y Combinator is in the lead by having invested in 32 companies, followed by SV Angel and Accel Partners with 24 companies. 82 more words


YC Answers The Questions You Ask ("A Lot")

Earlier today, Y Combinator President Sam Altman posted the type of numbers about which he gets asked “a lot” — calling them (humbly and probably rightly) “very imperfect indicators of success.” 364 more words


Meet Y Combinator's New COO

To appreciate the rapid growth at Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator, consider this: In 2009, it shepherded 42 startups through its boot camp. This year, it will graduate 222. 1,342 more words


Having Won Over VCs, Y Combinator Turns To LPs

Last week, Y Combinator ran investors through 105 presentations by early-stage startups in a two-day show it calls Demo Day. The pace of deal-making for such events, staged every summer and winter, has grown so feverish that the incubator introduced a new wrinkle: backers could commit to plowing millions into a company by simply clicking the equivalent of an “ 666 more words


Health Care Unicorns Prove Health Care Industry is Finally Accepting Startups

I read an article this morning that ZocDoc had joined the unicorn herd and it got me thinking, is the healthcare industry finally embracing innovation from startups? 771 more words