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Daily Archives: March 27, 2012

The AirBnB of auto repair? Translation: Where customers can find the right mechanics in their neighborhood.

Photographer: Giuseppe Aresu/Bloomberg

The AirBnB of auto repair? Translation: Where customers can find the right mechanics in their neighborhood.

The Airbnb of Car Repair? Welcome to Y Combinator Demo Day

Internet startups are notorious for calling themselves the (insert hot company here) for (insert sector of your startup here). For example: the Facebook for students, the Groupon for travel, or the Twitter for businesses. But the companies presenting at Y...

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The feeding frenzy of investors at Y Combinator's event gave some startups the upper hand.

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The feeding frenzy of investors at Y Combinator's event gave some startups the upper hand.

Standing Room Only at Y Combinator Event Puts Startups in Driver’s Seat

It’s a reversal of roles in Silicon Valley’s startup scene: Investors are clamoring for face time with entrepreneurs. Hundreds of tech’s most prominent backers packed into an auditorium at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, today to hear two-minute...

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Last year's transaction activity was driven by big deals, including HP's $10.3 billion acquisition of Autonomy.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Last year's transaction activity was driven by big deals, including HP's $10.3 billion acquisition of Autonomy.

Tech Deals Grow in Size and Shrink in Frequency, Study Says

Broad shifts in the technology landscape and the large cash positions of some of its biggest players drove an increase in the amount spent on acquisitions last year, PricewaterhouseCoopers said in a study released today. Technology companies spent $125 billion...

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