Y Combinator Creates New Fund to Invest In Its Later-Stage Companies
The $700 million pool gives the incubator the ability to bet big on winner.
Meet the Rebels Who Bend the Rules and Play to Win
Rejection -- who cares? Naysayers -- screw 'em. Entrepreneurship isn't just about business. it's about rebellion.
How This Startup Is Helping Restaurants Be More Efficient About Delivery
DoorDash's web software and app offers restaurants on-demand delivery options using a team of Uber-style drivers.
5 Times You Should Rethink Joining an Accelerator
Before your put the pedal to the metal, make sure your company is ready to quickly scale.
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups
Product Hunt is blowing up right now. We talked to founder Ryan Hoover to find out why.
Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance
Alexis Ohanian says that technology means more creators can pursue their craft and get paid for it. The Internet means that people all over the world are becoming patrons of artists all over the world.
Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder
Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are making his role as a startup investor more challenging.
How to Determine If an Accelerator Really Will Boost Your Startup
Startup accelerators are like college. They all award degrees but the market values some more than others.
This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment
For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day
An investor's preview of the companies that have caught his eye at the Californian accelerator's summer event.
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.
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.
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.
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.