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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.
Moises Dobarganes, senior UI developer at Florida Blue and Lambda School graduate, takes a selfie of himself holding up his offer letter.

This online coding school started in Silicon Valley’s hottest startup incubator is completely free for students until they find a job

Lambda School, an online coding school, is free for students until they find a job. Here's how it started and how it works.

Sam Altman, one of the world’s most influential tech investors, has stepped down as president of Y Combinator

Sam Altman will move into a chairman role at Y Combinator, but his day-to-day duties will be relinquished to other other partners.
Sam Altman (left) and Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos thinks there’s not enough humans in the world for all the potential jobs, according to tech investor Sam Altman

Sam Altman reflected on a conversation he had with Jeff Bezos at The New York Times' New Work Summit.
Elpha cofounders Kuan Luo, Abadesi Osunsade and Cadran Cowansage

This CEO used to help startups at Silicon Valley’s hottest mentorship program. Now, with a professional network for women, she’ll go throu...

Elpha, an online network for women in tech founded by an all-women team, launched as an independent company on Monday. It spun out of Y Combinator.
David Renteln, the cofounder of Soylent, has a new startup that makes nicotine gum.

The man who helped found Silicon Valley cult-favorite Soylent has a new startup — and it’s aimed at smokers who want to quit

Called Lucy, the company is a product of esteemed startup hub Y Combinator and has $5 million in venture funds from backers like Refactor Capital and Greycroft.

A Swiss filmmaker tried to raise $6 million for a basic-income experiment that would have given residents up to $2,570 a month

A Swiss filmmaker has failed to crowdsource enough money to start a basic-income experiment for hundreds of residents in the village of Rheinau.
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston.

The CEO of Dropbox explains the one thing that’s worse than having your startup fail: becoming a ‘zombie startup’

At Business Insider's Ignition conference, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston explained the downside of being a startup that's neither failing nor succeeding.
Liron Shapira

A guy who tried online dating and had ‘nothing to say’ launched a startup for ‘relationship coaches’ that just scored $2 milli...

On Friday, Relationship Hero announced it raised a $2 million seed round. Users can call, text, or chat a coach at any time of the day.