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The alumni of these universities raised the most VC in the past year

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Global unicorn exits hit multi-year high in 2018 Boston-area startups are on pace to overtake NYC venture…

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 dives deep into artificial intelligence and machine learning

As fields of research, machine learning and artificial intelligence both date back to the 50s. More than half a century later, the disciplines have graduated…

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VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus

The complex optics involved with putting a screen an inch away from the eye in VR headsets could make for smartglasses that correct for vision…

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Outgoing Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Disrupt SF to talk cybersecurity

At Disrupt SF 2018, Facebook’s soon-to-be-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role for…

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Pitchbook now offers users suggested companies when they search

This one’s for all the due diligence fiends and competitive landscape mapping mavens out there. Pitchbook, the data and analytics service for private equity and…

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Dank learning system autogenerates memes

We all know that in the near future humanity will come to a crossroads. With 99% of the world’s population currently tasked with creating memes…

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Judge From Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner’s Rape Case Defends His Short Sentencing

The judge who presided over Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s rape case is defending his short sentence a week before California voters will decide if he…

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Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly? Not a minimalist? Startups…

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Meet Alchemist Accelerator’s latest demo day cohort

An IoT-enabled lab for cannabis farmers, a system for catching drones mid-flight and the Internet of Cows are a few of the 17 startups exhibiting…

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These schools graduate the most funded startup CEOs

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor The formula behind San Francisco’s startup success US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges There is…

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How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services market?

Earlier today, the services marketplace Thumbtack held a small conference for 300 of its best gig economy workers at an event space in San Francisco….

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