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JUL 29, 2014 - TeckCocktail.com

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16 Coding Bootcamps That Offer Scholarships for Women

In a recent study, RJMetrics found that the tech community was about 29% female, with some cities scoring as low as 17% or 20%. Sam Altman just released some Y Combinator statistics on diversity, revealing that 19.5% of the startups they’ve funded this year have women on the founding team. Women are underrepresented in startups,... Read more »

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JUL 28, 2014 - VentureBeat

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Women founders lead 20% of funded tech startups at Y Combinator

Famed Silicon Valley startup incubator, Y Combinator, has published the gender makeup of their founders.

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JUL 28, 2014 - TeckCocktail.com

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Y Combinator’s Sam Altman Insists “Sexism in Tech Is Real” 

On Friday, Y Combinator president Sam Altman penned a blog post called “Diversity and Startups” to explain what YC is doing to promote inclusiveness and how diverse the YC portfolio actually is. Here are some of the statistics he shared:  19.5% of the startups Y Combinator funded this year have women on the founding team (compared... Read more »

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JUL 25, 2014 - Business Insider

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Y Combinator President Says Diversity Is A Huge Issue For Tech And His Companies Are Trying To Fix It

In the wake of a string of tech companies releasing their diversity statistics, the subject has become a hot debate around the internet. Y Combinator President Sam Altman thinks that's a dumb thing to debate. To Altman and his startup accelerator, diversity is an important issue that needs to be addressed industry-wide, he wrote in a Friday blog post. "One of ...

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JUL 25, 2014 - Business Insider

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There Are A Bunch Of Startups That Find You Money You Didn't Know You Were Owed

The arrival of social media has given everyone a megaphone to complain loudly and hold companies accountable for poor customer service. Now there are several startups that are helping people do more than just complain when a flight is delayed or a cop issues an unfair parking ticket. Nicolas Michaelsen likes to call what his startup does "justice as a ...

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