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Alexis Ohanian has left Reddit's board in a 'long overdue' move. Here's how he launched Reddit into a $3 billion behemoth and became an outspoken activist in the tech world.


Reddit has named a new board member after founder Alexis Ohanian quit and urged the company to name a Black candidate in his place


Lambda School, a buzzy online coding bootcamp backed by big Silicon Valley names, could be placing far fewer graduates in jobs than it says



8 major US companies with Iranian-American founders or CEOs


These twin sisters graduated Stanford and went straight to Silicon Valley's hottest startup incubator. Now, they have raised $2.5 million to build software that helps companies hire more diverse teams.


A former scientist at one of Silicon Valley’s top food startups just landed $3.5 million to take on a $240 billion market using tools from Big Pharma



Lambda School is Silicon Valley's big bet on reinventing education and making student debt obsolete. But students say it's a 'cult' and they would have been better off learning on their own.


A California official says red-hot coding bootcamp Lambda School is violating state law if it operates without the right registration — but the company insists classes can go on


The hot Silicon Valley coding bootcamp Lambda School is paying a $75,000 fine for not registering properly with the state of California


This open source messaging startup raised $50 million to take on Slack and Microsoft Teams and rope in customers who care a lot about privacy


Y Combinator's cofounder got flamed for using Airbnb's founders as an example of why you don't have to be 'rich kids' to create a tech unicorn


uBiome's founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-testing startup



A startup seeded by Silicon Valley's hottest mentorship program aims to bring the first male birth control to market


This online coding school started in Silicon Valley's hottest startup incubator is completely free for students until they find a job


Sam Altman, one of the world's most influential tech investors, has stepped down as president of Y Combinator


Jeff Bezos thinks there's not enough humans in the world for all the potential jobs, according to tech investor Sam Altman



This CEO used to help startups at Silicon Valley's hottest mentorship program. Now, with a professional network for women, she'll go through it herself


The man who helped found Silicon Valley cult-favourite Soylent has a new startup — and it's aimed at smokers who want to quit


Drew Houston and Paul Graham on how Dropbox was created on a Chinatown bus and how determination is key to starting a business


The CEO of Dropbox explains the one thing that's worse than having your startup fail: becoming a 'zombie startup'