Y Combinator Demo Day, revenue-based VC funding, Pivotal, Dell, Tumblr, WeWork, and more – gpgmail

Editor’s note Due to bad travel logistics (thanks SFO), I wasn’t able to get the mid-week edition of the Extra Crunch roundup newsletter out. Sorry about that. Instead, here is everything we published this week on Extra Crunch in one fell swoop — and my, we covered a lot of ground. Hope you enjoy some […]

Our 12 favorite startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 2 – gpgmail

After two days of founders tirelessly pitching, we’ve reached the end of YC’s Summer 2019 Demo Days. gpgmail witnessed more than 160 on-the-record startup pitches coming out of Y Combinator, spanning healthcare, B2B services, augmented reality and life-extending. The full list is worth a gander, you can read about the 84 startups from Day 1 […]

Here are the 82 startups from day 2 of Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Days – gpgmail

Team gpgmail was back for Day 2 of Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 Demo Days where we heard from another massive chunk of startups that are taking disruption very seriously, even if they’re aiming to upend companies that only launched in Y Combinator a few classes ago. The total class of on-record Demo Days launches came […]

The 11 best startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1 – gpgmail

Y Combinator, the genesis for many of the companies that have shaped Silicon Valley including Airbnb, PagerDuty and Stripe, has minted another 200 some graduates. Half of those companies made their pitch to investors today during Day 1 of Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 Demo Day event and we’re here to tell you which startups are […]

All 84 startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1 – gpgmail

It’s that time of year, Silicon Valley’s investor technocrati and advice-giving Twitter celebrities descended upon Pier 48 in San Francisco to judge the latest summer batch of Y Combinator startups. gpgmail was there, as well, and we were tapping away feverishly as co-founders pitched to woo investors. There are 197 companies in total in the […]