News and Articles About Y Combinator
For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
An investor's preview of the companies that have caught his eye at the Californian accelerator's summer event.
Apoorva Mehtas company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly.
A long list of Internet upstarts have demanded tough regulation to protect net neutrality, while tech giants including Google and Facebook have said little.
We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.
Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify.
Why? Bay Area rents are too damn high.
Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs.
Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company.
This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants.
Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs.
With so many incubators to choose from these days, you want to be sure you're making the right decision. Here are five questions to help you get there.
The buzzed about smartwatch was floundering raising money. Then it streamlined its message and took to Kickstarter.
Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.
Having a killer business idea is key, but it won't necessarily help get your foot in the door when you're looking for funding. Sometimes the best way to grab someone's attention is to get creative.
Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master.
In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones.
The news is filled with success stories from incubator-backed startups, but can these programs really help your startup? We weigh the positives and consider the negatives.
Here's how one group of young entrepreneurs caught the eye of one of the U.S.'s top start-up accelerators.
Getting your venture accepted into an accelerator can help immensely when it comes to getting venture capital, thanks to a rigorous screening process and help from mentors and peers.
We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.