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Kerry and Anna Wang, co-founders of Searchlight and twin sisters

These twin sisters graduated Stanford and went straight to Silicon Valley’s hottest startup incubator. Now, they’ve raised $2.5 million to...

Kerry and Anna Wang went through Y Combinator after graduating Stanford to launch Searchlight. Here's how it changes the hiring process.
Shiru founder and CEO Jasmine Hume (right) and Deena Shakir of Lux Capital.

A former scientist at one of Silicon Valley’s top food startups just landed $3.5 million to take on a $240 billion market using tools from Big P...

Because Shiru isn’t putting a stake in one particular kind of food, it has the potential to disrupt an entire class of animal-based products.
Austen Allred, CEO and co-founder of Lambda School

Lambda School is Silicon Valley’s big bet on reinventing education and making student debt obsolete. But students say it’s a ‘cult&#...

Students at the coding bootcamp Lambda School report being brushed off, ignored, or even kicked out when reporting critical feedback or harassment.

11 successful retail brands that are backed by Y Combinator, one of the most competitive seed accelerators in the venture funding world

Seed accelerator Y Combinator has helped produce and support some of the most successful startups in the world today, including Airbnb and Dropbox.
Austen Allred, CEO and co-founder of Lambda School

A California official says red-hot coding bootcamp Lambda School is violating state law if it operates without the right registration — but the ...

California's Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education ordered Lambda School to stop operating in a citation.
Austen Allred, CEO and co-founder of Lambda School

The hot Silicon Valley coding bootcamp Lambda School is paying a $75,000 fine for not registering properly with the state of California

Y Combinator startup Lambda School was fined by California's Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Now, it's working to register with BPPE.
Mattermost cofounders Corey Hulen and Ian Tien

This open source messaging startup raised $50 million to take on Slack and Microsoft Teams and rope in customers who care a lot about privacy

The messaging app raised $50 million just 4 months after its first funding. And investors aren't scared that it's competing with Slack and Microsoft.
Paul Graham.

Y Combinator’s cofounder got flamed for using Airbnb’s founders as an example of why you don’t have to be ‘rich kids’ to...

Paul Graham is the retired cofounder of tech incubator Y Combinator. He was an early investor in Airbnb.
UBiome founders Zac Apte and Jessica Richman

uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...

Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
Experts say they're starting to see some viable options for male contraception.

A startup seeded by Silicon Valley’s hottest mentorship program aims to bring the first male birth control to market

The company is working on hormone-free contraception with science developed at UC Berkeley. The startup recently debuted at Y Combinator.