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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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.