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Upverter (YC W11) raises $2.3M for cloud-based engineering tool

Toronto-based startup Upverter, a GitHub-like platform for hardware engineers, or an online design automation platform, has raised $2.3 million from Version One Ventures, Tom McInerney, Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, Amol Sarva…

Wit.ai (YC W14) is Twilio for natural language — lets anyone add voice interfaces to their app

Last year, voice technology giant Nuance quietly acquired VirtuOz, a developer of virtual assistants for online sales, marketing and support — a “Siri for the enterprise” that counted with…

FOBO (YC S11) pushes over $1M run rate, featured on TechCrunch Video

Ryan Lawler writes: It’s been just about two months since FOBO launched its local marketplace app for consumer electronics. But already, the app has proven wildly successful in its home market…

Hipmunk Anywhere launches—easily search from desktop, book on mobile instantly, which 60% of people do already

Hipmunk Anywhere Brings All Your Searches to All Your Devices (skift.com): Travel companies are well aware of what’s been happening with travelers’ search and booking behavior — they…

Twitch.tv in Time Magazine: “Quickly becoming one of the hottest entertainment properties on the web.”

This Is The Hottest Online Video Service You’ve Never Heard Of (time.com): How many gamers does it take to catch a Pokemon? 1.1 million, apparently. That’s how many…

Joe Ariel of Goldbely (YC W13) interviewed in Forbes — democratizing the food industry

Joe Ariel is a New York City transplant who opened up shop in San Francisco with his startup Goldbely. The idea is simple: a food delivery service. That’s not…

Grouper (YC W12) launches its social club in the UK — now available in London

From Tab.co.uk — Feeling spontaneous? Pick two of your mates and get on Grouper, a new “social club” that matches you and two of your wingmen or wingwomen with…

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