Catching up with Watsi: Y Combinator's first non-profit graduate

Catching up with Watsi: Y Combinator's first non-profit graduate

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This is the story of Watsi a non-profit that found itself in the care of a startup accelerator called Y Combinator (YC). YC normally works with for-profit companies focused on technology innovation, and has generated successful businesses worth billions of dollars. A startup accelerator backing a non-profit can be compared to the unlikely scenario of...
Catching up with Watsi: Y Combinator's first non-profit graduate
                                       

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