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Y Combinator

Gingko Bioworks secures $275 million in Series D, valuing the company at over $1 billion

[ad_1] Boston biotech startup Gingko Bioworks has announced the raise of $275 million in Series D funding to build out its Bioworks3 production facility. The funding comes from previous investors Viking Global, Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund, Cascade Investment, Bill Gates, as well as new investor, General Atlantic. The...

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China’s JD partners with accelerator program Plug and Play to reach US startups

[ad_1] E-commerce giant JD.com, the closest rival to Alibaba in China, is broadening its presence in Silicon Valley after it announced a collaboration with accelerator firm Plug and Play to seek out and work with promising U.S. startups. The e-commerce giant said it will share technologies,...

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Y Combinator cuts ties with Peter Thiel

[ad_1] Bye, Peter.Image: Jim Lo Scalzo/Epa/REX/ShutterstockBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-11-18 19:30:00 UTC Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator has cut ties with Peter Thiel, BuzzFeed reported.  The billionaire PayPal founder joined the accelerator as a part-time partner in 2015. Since then, he's become better-known outside the tech world...

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Feather raises $3.5M to rent furniture to millennials

[ad_1] The furniture rental industry is stuck in the last. Current options involve old-school companies like CORT where most of the inventory will make your apartment look like a dorm room, or a place like Rent-A-Center where you’ll almost certainly pay many times what the...

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Meal kit startup Gobble has raised $15 million in Series B financing from Khosla

[ad_1] Gobble, a 15-minute meal kit delivery service, has raised $15 million in Series B growth financing from Khosla Ventures, TechCrunch has confirmed. Khosla Ventures led the round, along with participation from previous investors A16z, Trinity Ventures and Initialized Capital. Gobble came out of Y Combinator in...

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Eden raises $10 million Series A to build out its office management marketplace

[ad_1] Eden, the office management and tech support platform, has today closed $10 million in Series A funding led by Spectrum 28, with participation from Fifth Wall Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, Canvas Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Eniac Ventures and other existing investors. Eden...

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YC wants to let people invest in its startups through the blockchain

[ad_1] ICOs — or initial coin offerings — are emerging as a route for startups to raise money from a wide pool of investors through cryptocurrency networks. Now, one of the biggest and best-known accelerators in the world is mulling a way to use cryptocurrency...

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