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Y Combinator, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, is making broad, organizational changes for the second time this year. Most dramatically, Y Combinator will be winding down its YC Fellowships and launching a MOOC, or massively online open course, in 2017.
Sourcery raised $5 million to help restaurants and food vendors deal with each other, and not lost receipts or invoices
Sourcery Technologies Inc. has raised $5 million in venture funding for software that helps restaurateurs and corporate kitchens order from vendors, keep track of their inventory and costs, and figure out the appropriate prices for different ingredients. Marker LLC led Sourcerys new round joined by Steadfast Venture Capital and the companys earlier backers including Palantir and others.
Seattle-based Rover is in the process of closing a $40 million round of funding, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. The Series E round would value Rover at nearly $300 million, and it comes from existing investors Menlo Ventures, Madrona Venture Group and Foundry Group.
French startup Sqreen protects your web apps and services with little effort from your side. If you dont want to deal with security yourself, Sqreen is a software-as-a-service product that automatically watches for attacks and protects your server in real time.
Email is far older than the web; introduced in 1972, anyone whos ever tried designing for email can be forgiven for assuming that it hasnt had an update since. Its still routine for layout in email to be controlled with HTML tables, mention flexbox support to an email designer and watch them roll around laughing.
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A startup based in North Carolinas Research Triangle Park, Phononic, wants to make refrigeration and temperature controlfar more efficient, and steadier, than is possible with traditional systems. Instead of relying on vapor compressors, fans, chillers or passive heat sinks, Phononic makes semiconductors that are smaller than a dime, and actively remove heat from the places or devices where they are installed.
Cloud-based collaboration tool Frame.io has raised $10M in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation fromSignalFire, FirstMark Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Actor Jared Leto, who was a seed investor in the company, has also invested in the Series A as well as actor Kevin Spacey.
A startup called Rex Animal Health wants to protect livestock from illnesses that can quickly turn into epidemics, and help farmers breed animals with the healthiest and most attractive traits. Today at Disrupt SF, Rex unveiled technology to help veterinarians provide clinical support at the point on the farm, and predict the genetic causes of problematic traits in their herds, and in the diseases effecting them.
Light painting photos and videos are really cool, but complicated to make. Thats the idea behind PABLO (no, not that Pablo), a new app launching today for iOS.
We have been using the computer mouse for decades to interact with our technology. Touchscreens brought us a new way to input commands to our gadgets, but they rely on the same fundamental idea of the click.