Y Creator, Y Competition

Y Creator, Y Competition

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. YC had its biggest news in years this week: Garry Tan will be the new president and CEO of the organization, starting January 2023.

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In leaked memo, Aurora CEO weighs spinouts, layoffs and acquisitions against sale to big tech

The chief executive of autonomous vehicle developer Aurora Innovation presented a swath of cost-cutting and cash-generating options to its board, ranging from a hiring freeze and spinning out assets to a small capital raise, going private and even selling itself to high-profile tech companies Apple and Microsoft.

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