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TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco — San Francisco is a relatively tiny place - famously just 49 square miles - but now its residents will have the whole city at their fingertips even more so than ever.

Function of Beauty (W16) Creates Personalized and Precise Haircare Formulas — If you walk into any drugstore, you'll find an aisle full of shampoos and conditioners. But ultimately, these are all still one-size-fits all solutions. The actual amount of variation among each product and brand is quite small, and many consumers shop around for years trying out different haircare products without finding one that really works for them.

CrunchWeek 2014 In Review: Hacks, Money, Outrage — This week's episode of CrunchWeek is coming a couple of days early, since it's really a CrunchYear - we took some time to look back at some of the biggest trends and stories from 2014 in tech news. It was a year of many huge security breaches, from Target and Home Depot to the infamous Fappening, Snappening, and Sony.

Y Combinator Posthaven — We're excited to announce the launch of The Macro, a new publication that will feature essays, interviews, research, and opinions from Y Combinator and the wider startup community. Y Combinator's...

How Scientists Can Thrive in the Startup World — But while his chosen field had so much promise, he realized that for him, the academic environment might not. "I looked around, and saw that some of the smartest scientists I'd ever met were having trouble getting funded, and moving forward in their research," Messina says.

Startup School Radio: YC's Michael Seibel on the Toughness of International Founders — In the latest episode of YC's Startup School Radio, a podcast that features stories and practical advice about starting, funding, and scaling companies, our host Aaron Harris first sat down with his fellow YC partner Michael Seibel, who talked about his experiences co-founding and Socialcam, and his work traveling around the world meeting startup founders.

New Story Charity (YC S15) Rings the NASDAQ Opening Bell — New Story, the nonprofit that recently launched out of our Summer 2015 class that crowdfunds the building of new homes for families in need, rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange in...

Echo Locker (YC S13) Acquired by Microsoft — Echo Locker, the startup that makes a popular app for personalizing the lockscreen on Android devices, has been acquired by Microsoft. Echo Locker launched out of YC in our Summer 2013 class as...

Startup School Radio: Pigeonly's Frederick Hutson On The Importance Of Early Believers — In the latest episode of YC's Startup School Radio, podcast that features stories and practical advice about starting, funding, and scaling companies, our host Aaron Harris first sat down with his fellow YC partner Qasar Younis. In addition to being YC's newly-appointed COO, Qasar has also founded several companies, including TalkBin, the Winter 2011 alum that went on to be acquired by Google.

YC Digest August 28 - September 3 — Top Stories from the YC World - August 28-September 3, 2015 YC News Startup School Radio: Bannerman CEO Johnny Chin On Getting Into The Minds Of Your Users Startup School Radio: Bellabeat's...
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Apr 26, 2016

@DouglasCrets but thank you for saying that, it gives me more chutzpah!

Apr 26, 2016

@DouglasCrets I always go home from interactions wishing I said less. Twitter's an easy way to ease my mind in this regard

Apr 26, 2016

@DouglasCrets @axolROSE Yeah.I've been trying to tweet less but there was a citation needed here:…

Apr 26, 2016

RT @axolROSE: Erica Kennedy broke into writing because Prince FORCED in style magazine to hire a Black woman to interview him

Apr 26, 2016

@DouglasCrets I should've clarified I found through articles about author Erica Kennedy (no credit due to InStyle):…

Apr 26, 2016

@Everlane why? When? Why haven't you changed what your website says about "all our tees"?

Apr 25, 2016

"I don't set schedules," he says. "That's part of being free."…

Apr 25, 2016

@Everlane I ordered a shirt that your website says is made in L.A. Label on shirt says made in Vietnam. Not cool.

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