Startups eschew social networking, focus on "boring problems"

03/28/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

After a string of disappointing IPOs from social media companies, the startups involved in the Y Combinator incubator program appear to be focusing on topics other than social networking. "Now startups are more focused on solving boring problems that make money," according to investor Don Dodge. They are also more focused on generating revenue than on number of users.

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