Henry Balanon

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Y Combinator to accept nonprofit organizations, as it searches for another Watsi

Y Combinator today announced that it will include nonprofit organizations in every "batch" of startups allowed into its accelerator program.<p>Besides …

The shifting tide of social job recruiting

While social media has become a common method for employers to seek out potential hirees, a new survey conducted by Jobvite, a social job recruiting …

Sheer madness: With VCs get an intro or get lost

If you have sufficient chutzpah, the gift of gab, charm -- and perhaps shit for brains -- you might cold call Kleiner Perkins and say, “Could I speak …

Five Tips To Identify A Market For Your Startup

Five years ago, my first tech company was acquired; two years ago, the acquirer IPO’d. As the Chief Strategy Officer, I ended my time at the company with a signatory bell ringing at the NASDAQ. Until that point, my life had moved quite swiftly without much vacation, only letting up to marry my high …

Tom Preston-Werner: If you only hire in the Valley, you don't have the best talent

I always love when a member of the audience asks our guest a more insightful question than I do. <i>It takes a village, people!</i><p>Last night, one of our …