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Y Combinator: “In A Relationship” with Facebook

Written on August 29, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Y Combinator plus Facebook = Death for Competitors? Let's see what they have...

, an investment company for early age is now changing and upgrading its relationship status with . announced the “In a Relationship” venture with the Y Combinator, just today. This must be very beneficial to both ends.

The Y Combinator has produced startups that went on top notch and attracted high profile investors, which includes Justin.tv, Reddit, Scribd and Dropbox. As a result of this partnership, they will have complete access to the ideas in the webspace. Which will be an advantage to built social products and pick the best startups before Google.

For Y Combinator, facebook will provide startups with good resources including the access to Facebook Credits and other beta features of the giant social network. Technical assistance, design and product support to name a few.

Y Combinator will use the winter 2011 class to dig social startups to benefit from its partnership with Facebook.

“In the near future, we think it will be hard to imagine a web experience that is not personalized. Startups that can build in these interactions from the beginning — not simply add them to existing products — will be the examples of transformative social experiences others will follow,” said Facebook Platform lead Carl Sjogreen.

Something strategic is coming our way and I think we credit the give and take individuals behind it.

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