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Waterloo tech startups absent from Y Combinator’s roster

Many of the university’s graduates are returning home after going through tech bootcamp in years past

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theglobeandmail.com

Some of the bigger names in Waterloo region tech – Thalmic Labs, Vidyard and Pebble Inc. – reached their heights thanks in part to attending the hottest tech accelerator in the world. Companies that have come through Y Combinator are estimated to be worth more than $50-billion and include some truly global companies, including Reddit, Stripe, Airbnb and Dropbox.

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