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  • n. Symbol for the yottacoulomb, an SI unit of electric charge equal to 1024 coulombs.
  • prototype cargoplane (prefix)


Combination of prefix C and prefix modifier Y (Wiktionary)


  • The avalanching interest in YC is on full display during its Demo Day.

    The Disruptor In The Valley

  • Plenty of Valley insiders could do without all that hype, especially when the result is having to pay more for stakes in YC's offspring.

    The Disruptor In The Valley

  • Of the 36 startups in YC's recent class, ended in August, 30 have raised fresh capital, many of them over $1 million.

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  • Mah had a working prototype when she applied to join YC for the summer.

    The Disruptor In The Valley

  • YC preaches "make something people want" as an engineering task,

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  • The immense value of the peer group of YC companies, and facing similar obstacles at similar times. which shouldn't be that surprising, because that's why it's structured that way.

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  • Recently we managed to recruit her to help us run YC when she's not busy with architectural projects.

    What Kate Saw in Silicon Valley

  • I was told I shouldn't mention founders of YC-funded companies in this list.

    Five Founders

  • I'd noticed that startups we funded would usually grind to a halt when they switched to raising money, but I didn't remember exactly why till YC raised money itself.

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  • I saw it immediately, and so did a YC founder I read the list to.

    What Startups Are Really Like


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