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There were more startups pitching products that consumers and businesses will never know exist and far fewer "stealthy startups" in Tuesday's Y Combinator Demo Day. But that didn't make it much easier to sort out which to include in this list of top picks.
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The best and brightest of Silicon Valley crowded into the Computer History Museum today for Y Combinator’s demo day. Forty-nine of the tech scene’s most promising startups presented their businesses to the crowd with the hope of attracting investors’ attention and term sheets. The lobby swarmed with venture capitalists in expensive button-down shirts and loafers, scruffy entrepreneurs in T-shirts, and an assortment of celebrities, like Ashton Kutcher and Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana.
Convenience tech, developer assistance, and services for senior citizens were the big trends amongst the 45 startups that pitched on the record today at Y Combinator‘s Summer 2013 Demo Day.
Several of the CEOs who’ve pitched aren’t cut from the traditional YC cloth: They’re older, more experienced. There’s even (gasp) some grey hair up there. I asked YC partner (and Gmail creator) Paul Buchheit if it was my imagination, but he concurred that the program is getting applications from a broader array of entrepreneurs than in years past. “It’s not just kids from Stanford,” he told me.