Y Combinator http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/y-combinator The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Y Combinator en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 Laura Entis Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Public Deluges FCC With 677K Comments on Proposed 'Fast Lane' Rule A long list of Internet upstarts have demanded tough regulation to protect net neutrality, while tech giants including Google and Facebook have said little. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235649 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235649 Peter Page A long list of Internet upstarts have demanded tough regulation to protect net neutrality, while tech giants including Google and Facebook have said little. How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234911 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234911 Jason Saltzman We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started. Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233881 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233881 Melinda Newman Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify. Y Combinator Boosts Startup Payout, Keeps Equity the Same Why? Bay Area rents are too damn high. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233337 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233337 Laura Entis Why? Bay Area rents are too damn high. This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232292 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232292 Kim Lachance Shandrow Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop. Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231723 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231723 Laura Entis Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs. 10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230225 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230225 Kim Lachance Shandrow Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company. How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants. Sun, 24 Nov 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230070 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230070 Alison Griswold This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants. Wannabe Social Entrepreneur? How to Navigate the Growing World of Impact Accelerators Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229990 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229990 Rachel Solomon Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs. 5 Questions Every Startup Should Ask Before Choosing an Incubator 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. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229856 Punit Arora 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. Pebble's $10 Million Crowdfunding Secret: Keep It Simple The buzzed about smartwatch was floundering raising money. Then it streamlined its message and took to Kickstarter. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229427 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229427 Jason Fell The buzzed about smartwatch was floundering raising money. Then it streamlined its message and took to Kickstarter. 5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229529 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229529 Laura Entis Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly. Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228562 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228562 Walter Chen In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead. Embrace Your Zany Side: Offbeat Ways Startups Win Over Hard-to-Reach VCs 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. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226432 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226432 Matt Villano 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. Success Secrets of Sales Superstars High-profile CEOs and entrepreneurs reveal a story from their rise to the to of their field and reveal applicable lessons for always closing the sale (no matter what's being sold). Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/product/226258 http://www.entrepreneur.com/product/226258 Robert L. Shook and Barry Farber High-profile CEOs and entrepreneurs reveal a story from their rise to the to of their field and reveal applicable lessons for always closing the sale (no matter what's being sold). Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226234 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226234 Catherine Clifford Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master. How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones. Sun, 24 Feb 2013 09:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225888 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225888 Lyneka Little In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones. Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You? 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. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225333 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225333 Martin Zwilling 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. How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding 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. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225049 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225049 Peter S. Cohan 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.