Y Combinator’s summer startup class pitched to investors and the media Tuesday at the famed incubator’s demo day in Mountain View, Calif., with everyone hoping to nab big investments and become the next Dropbox or AirBnB.
I picked my five favorite startups from the morning pitches, which saw the majority of companies make their case. Half of the afternoon pitches were off the record, but of the ones that weren’t, here are my picks for startups to watch:
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