Y Combinator Universe published more than a hundred blog posts in 2013. Topics covered everything from relationship apps for couples to in-memory relational databases. I wrote about fashion startups and wearable devices. The acquisition of a dozen companies were mentioned. And Demo Day for two new batches were detailed, YC W13 and YC S13. Here’s a […]
Khosla Ventures has joined Y Combinator’s YC VC Program, reports Silicon Valley Business Journal. This new involvement by Khosla Ventures replaces Yuri Milner in YC VC. I mentioned Vinod Khosla this past November (Soylent Is A Nutritious Meal-Replacement Shake Mix And Experiment In Food Engineering By Startups). The addition of Khosla Ventures as an advisor offers some refreshing implications […]
Soylent is a dry powder shake mix designed as a meal-replacement drink. The mix contains “an assortment of… vitamins deemed medically necessary for a person to live.” Soylent, a product of Rosa Labs, started as a Crowdhoster campaign that resulted in over $1.5 million pre-orders. The meal-replacement drink also just raised a $1.5 million seed round. Rather […]
Soylent is a drink designed as a meal-replacement product. Soylent contains an assortment of carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins and dozens of other vitamins deemed medically necessary for a person to live by the Institute of Medicine. Soylent also has a custom recipe that's been designed through testing process. Soylent is a product of Rosa Labs.