Paul Graham on Female Founders

We’re doing the same thing for female founders. We fund more female founders than VCs do, and we help them to overcome the bias they’ll encounter among other investors. In the current YC batch, 16 out of 68 companies, or 24%, have female founders. That’s almost twice the rate at which VCs fund such companies. […]

Austin-based startup acquired by LinkedIn

Austin-based 3-month-old startup “TheTechMap” was acquired by LinkedIn according to news released in the startup’s blog. TheTechMap offers an online community where geeks and creatives can connect with each other and help each other build amazing projects and collaborate to build amazing companies as well. It is about being in a tribe, a tribe of […]

Top 10 Movies for Entrepreneurs and Startups

We are going to start a new category of blog posts which will be released every week on Wednesdays, the name of this category is “Top 10” and every week we’ll add a new post displaying the top 10 items for blank. The first post for this new category is Top 10 Movies for Entrepreneurs. […]

Austin Startup: Best new way to find storage facilities

Shopping for storage the old-fashioned way is a headache. You can easily waste hours calling facilities, getting spammed by “free quote” services or clicking through outdated websites. New Austin-based start-up SpareFoot solves this problem by organizing every storage facility in one simple marketplace online. In just a few minutes, you can find and compare storage […]

Ozzie’s next Start-up – Cocomo.com

Who’s Ozzie? Ray Ozzie the creator of Lotus Notes who took over as Microsoft’s chief software architect in 2006 is busy with a new startup called Cocomo. After first reading Inc’s article about Ray Ozzie’s new startup Cocomo I decided to do some research… and this is what I found. It looks as the Inc article suggests that […]