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How We Applied to Y Combinator

I mentioned last week that I had a deadline which I was working towards. I'm going to explain a bit more about this because a) it's consuming my life these days and b) I have the feeling this is going to be the beginning of something big. If it is something big, I think it might be interesting to hear it from the beginning.

What is Y Combinator?

Y Combinator is a "startup accelerator". Since that doesn't mean much, I'll explain how it works. You and your cofounder apply to Y Combinator. If they like you and your startup idea, they give you around $20k in exchange for a small piece of your company.

The Science of Social Games

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There are only two things that humans do on Earth: We work and we play. The latter is what we learn first — as children, we go outside, learn sports, and even pretend. In fact, humans are quite good at playing games and it’s been a central part of our evolutionary development. Science says so.

Today’s generation of players have migrated online and gravitate toward games specifically crafted for mobile devices.

MySpace co-founder Chris DeWolfe founded Los Angeles-based Social Gaming Network (SGN) in

2010 through a series of three strategic acquisitions. Each piece was acquired for what it offered the company as a whole.

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