Tag: Y-Combinator

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 23: In this photo illustration the phrase "In God We Trust" can be seen on an American ten dollar bill on October 23, 2008 in London, England. The British pound has hit it's lowest point against the Dollar in five years as it fell to …

ACLU Raises More Than $25 Million Over Trump’s Temporary Refugee Halt

The American Civil Liberties Union (A.C.L.U.) has reportedly raised more than $24 million in online donations in the wake of the group’s activism against President Donald Trump’s temporary halt on refugees while the government revamps its flawed security screening process.

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Pro-Trump CEO Purged from Y Combinator

Andrew Torba, founder and CEO of Twitter-killer Gab, has been purged from Silicon Valley’s exclusive “Y Combinator” alumni blog for voicing support to “Build the Wall.”

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Top Silicon Valley Investor: Industries with Unions Are Ripe for Disruption

(Ferenstein Wire)—Silicon Valley is coming after unionized industries. A top investor in the Valley, Paul Graham, lit up Twitter, tweeting, “Any industry that still has unions has potential energy that could be released by startups. (I don’t mean in simply paying people less, but rather that industries afflicted by unions are sclerotic so have left lots undone.)”