Tag "Y Combinator"

TaxProper raises $2M to automate getting your property taxes lowered

June 6, 2020 0

If you own your home, how much do you pay for property taxes? Does it seem like too much? If you disagree with how much

VC’s largest funds make big bets on vertical B2B marketplaces

May 7, 2020 0

During the waning days of the first dot-com boom, some of the biggest names in venture capital invested in marketplaces and directories whose sole function

What the new VC show-and-tell means for signaling risk

May 5, 2020 0

A month ago, we asked several venture capitalists if they planned to change the way they invest or lead rounds during COVID-19 — most said

Daily.co raises $4.6M video chat API service

May 4, 2020 0

API-powered startups are having a good year, with Plaid’s mega-exit to Visa still fresh in mind. And digital video-powered startups are also having a good

Tech for good during COVID-19: Sky-high gifts, extra help, and chips

May 3, 2020 0

When Roger Lee, the co-founder of Human Interest, heard that San Francisco imposed shelter-in-place orders, he started blogging about layoff news and posting crowdsourced lists

Extra Crunch Live: Join Precursor’s Charles Hudson for a Q&A this Thursday

April 20, 2020 0

The new Extra Crunch Live series is taking flight this week. Today we’re talking to Cowboy Ventures’ Aileen Lee and Ted Wang. This Thursday we’re

Changing policy, Y Combinator cuts its pro rata stake and makes investments case-by-case

April 16, 2020 0

In a message posted to its internal communications channel earlier this week, the massive startup accelerator Y Combinator said it will change the terms of

Altman and others want to crowdfund 1 billion masks in the next 180 days

April 10, 2020 0

Sam Altman, former president of Y Combinator and CEO of OpenAI, tweeted out his goal to secure 1 billion masks in 180 days. People just

Zelos is like a cross-game battle pass, rewarding you for completing challenges in games you already play

April 4, 2020 0

People seem to love the concept of the battle pass. Largely popularized by Fortnite, battle passes reward players for playing well, and playing often. The

TechCrunch’s favorite companies from 500 Startups’ latest demo day

March 26, 2020 0

Today 500 Startups hosted a virtual demo day for its 26th batch of startups, a group of companies that TechCrunch covered back in February. 500

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