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Roam’s road ahead

The note-taking software with just over $1 million in revenue just raised money at a valuation that raised many eyebrows. “How the tool for networked thought can grow into its $200m valuation.” | learn more

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Peter Thiel on progress and stagnation

Peter Thiel is an outsized character even by Silicon Valley standards. He believes we’re in an era of technological stagnation. “This document consists only of direct quotes from Thiel, lightly edited for clarity (except for headings and where marked otherwise).” | learn […]

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App stores, trust, and anti-trust

“The app store model has been a central part of the smartphone revolution, bringing safe, trusted software to billions of people for the first time. Breaking it would be insane. The trouble is, it also means Apple (and Google) aren’t […]

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10 YCombinator companies

Alex Mitchell has been creating fantasy portfolios from each YC class since 2017. This years picks include multiple startups building local market versions of US companies like “Plaid for India” and “Checkr for Latin America.” | learn more