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Bring out your dead: Startup offers $1M to ‘acqui-hire’ alums of TechStars, Y Combinator and 500 Startups

The hiring crunch for developers in the tech industry is a pain point we hear about nearly every day. Now, a San Francisco startup called Twice — that specializes in selling secondhand clothes of all things — is taking one of the more unusual approaches we’ve encountered to get developers in the door. Today, the year-old… Read More

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InternMatch scores cash for national internship directory, launches ‘community pages’

InternMatch, which helps students find high-quality internships at companies such as Walt Disney, Amazon and Blue Nile, has raised $500,000 in fresh capital. Founded in Seattle by Nathan Parcells, Andrew Maguire and Kyle Wilkinson in May 2009, the company moved its headquarters to San Francisco in October 2010. Investors in the most recent round include Netflix… Read More