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  • @ycombinator ending YCVC partnership in favor of raising funding from LPs; they hope to invest more money in startups that are graduating from the program; they will now invest $120K for 7% & a 'safe' that is converted at the terms of the next money raised for another $80K; @sama says the $120K can be adjusted if it's found it isn't enough for founders - Link

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  • @wmougayar uses @Mattermark data to compile a list of co's poised to reach $1B in valuation; the list of global startups were founded since '00 & have market valuations over $250M; after going through 500 co's, he came up w/ 232 & plans on updating the list weekly - Link

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  • @GuardantHealth raises $30M in funding; it brings the total funding for the startup to $40M; the co is developing a non-invasive cancer screening tool called Guardant 360 that uses blood samples instead of tissue - Link

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  • Tiger Global Management leading $12M Series A round investment in startup @SentinelSec; the cyber-security co hopes to convert beta users like @Yahoo, @BoxHQ, & @Netflix into paying customers - Link

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  • Flash storage maker @purestorage raises $225M in new funding; that brings total funding for the co to $470M w/ a claimed valuation of $3B; the funds came from Wellington Management Co, T.Rowe Price Associates, & Tiger Global - Link

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