In the first episode of our new series, First Five, we talk with the Co-Founder and CPO of Gusto, Tomer London, about the first five hires he and his co-founders made when they were first starting out. Along with host and Managing Director of Y Combinator Continuity, Anu Hariharan, Tomer discusses h
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Many of the best ideas we’ve funded were ones that surprised us, not ones we were waiting for. There are, however, some startups that we’re very interested in seeing founders apply with. Below is an updated Request for Startups (RFS), which outlines some of those ideas in general terms.
YC Partner Geoff Ralston talks with Paul Graham, one of the founders of YC, and tries to draw out as much startup wisdom as possible in an hour of conversation. Transcript can be found here: https://bit.ly/2PrEiTw Learn more at https://www.startupschool.org
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Twice a year we invest a small amount of money ($500k) in a large number of startups. We work intensively with the companies for three months, to get them into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their companies t