Archive: Y Combinator
Startup Insider: How to Evaluate AI Companies
By Early Investing on March 29, 2023
The markets are experiencing an artificial intelligence (AI) gold rush. There are at least 50 AI companies being incubated at Y Combinator. And new AI startups keep cropping up with bigger and bigger valuations. AI company Cohere is reportedly looking to raise money at a $6 billion-plus valuation. Stability AI is reportedly seeking a $4 billion valuation. Mobius AI — founded by four AI researchers from Google — reached a roughly $100 million valuation just one…
Two Ways Startups Are Benefiting From the Great Resignation
By Allison Brickell on January 26, 2022
Headlines about the “labor shortage” have become a near daily occurrence. Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and looking for better offers. But in reality, there isn’t a shortage of people who want to work. It’s just that more people are rejecting the low pay…
Top Tips From Six Years of Startup Investing
By Adam Sharp on March 9, 2021
I’ve now been investing in startups for more than six years. And it’s taken that long to prove concretely that what I’m doing is working. This is the frustrating — yet rewarding — truth of startup investing. It takes a very long time to see results.
Mailbag: What Startup Accelerators Do and Why Consumers Leave the Marijuana Black Market
By Early Investing on April 21, 2019
The Early Investing team answers questions about what startup accelerators do and why weed users leave the black market.