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Naval Ravikant of AngelList speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center.

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Naval Ravikant of AngelList speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center.

Are VCs Investing in Their Own Disruption?

Venture capitalists are known for backing startups that are disrupting established industries. Typically that doesn’t include their own. But Silicon Valley’s elite firms are finding it hard to ignore a growing threat to their once proprietary deal flow. Venture investing...

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Matt Mickiewicz left 99designs to start DeveloperAuction, an online marketplace that matches engineers and employers.

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Matt Mickiewicz left 99designs to start DeveloperAuction, an online marketplace that matches engineers and employers.

How Donuts Gave Rise to Site Where Employers Can Bid on Engineers

As co-founder of web startup 99designs, Matt Mickiewicz relied on 30 recruiters to find engineering talent for his company in the hyper-competitive market of San Francisco. Results were so poor that when one finally got a prospect hired, the recruiter...

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HireArt and Coderwall both aim to replace the run-of-the-mill resume with online applications that do a better job measuring an applicant’s skills.

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HireArt and Coderwall both aim to replace the run-of-the-mill resume with online applications that do a better job measuring an applicant’s skills.

McKinsey Alums Target Tech Talent War With Y Combinator Startups

The investors assembled at Y Combinator’s Demo Day in Mountain View are no strangers to the challenges of finding top engineering talent in Silicon Valley. So the crowd was especially attuned to pitches from HireArt and Coderwall, which are working to...

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