Posts Tagged ‘startup’

Data.world raises $18.7 million to remedy our post-fact society

As our societycontinues to devalue facts and statistics, Data.world, a two year old data collaboration startup out ofAustin, Texas, is fighting back with its passionate community of data nerds. Today the company is announcing a$18.7 million Series B led byPat Ryans family investment group to further build out its platform for aggregating and analyzing data.

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Mylestone lets you access your personal memories through Alexa

What if our photographs and social media updates could be turned into memories we or our children could later access just by asking a virtual assistant, like Amazons Alexa? Thats the premise behind a new startup called Mylestone, which is experimenting with turningour digital footprints into narratives that help us recall highlights from our lives, as well asthose of our family members and other loved ones.

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Y Combinator now lets anyone recommend startups

After years of accepting tipsfrom alumni, Y Combinator has decided to open up its recommendation network to everyone. The goal is to help increase the number of startups connected to YC by allowing professors, mentors, early customers and anyone else familiar with a team to submit recommendations to YC on their behalf.

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