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Dalton Caldwell

About Dalton Caldwell: Dalton Caldwell was the co-founder and CEO of imeem (acquired by MySpace in 2009), and the co-founder and CEO of He has a BS in Symbolic Systems and a BA in Psychology from Stanford University. About YC: Y Combinator is a startup fund based in Mountain View. Twice a year YC invests a small amount of money in a large number of startups. The YC partners work closely with each company to get them into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each batch culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their companies to a carefully selected audience of investors. Y Combinator has invested in over 2,500 companies including Stripe, Airbnb, Instacart, Dropbox, Reddit, Coinbase. The combined valuation of YC companies is over $150B.