We have a
bunch of new additions to the YC team to announce.
Scott Bell is
joining the YC software team. He was a co-founder
of Skysheet from YC W09. He’s coming to YC from Houston where he was doing
consulting and Lisp hacking.
Caldwell is becoming a partner. He was
the cofounder and CEO of imeem (acquired by MySpace in 2009), and the cofounder
and CEO of App.net. He has a BS in
Symbolic Systems and a BA in Psychology from Stanford University.
is joining as a part-time partner. She is
the cofounder and CEO of Homejoy.
Previously, she studied computer science at Clemson University and was
the cofounder of Task.FM.
is joining the YC software team. He was
cofounder of Slinkset and Posterous, both funded by Y Combinator in 2008 with
the latter acquired by Twitter in 2012. He later founded Posthaven with fellow
Posterous cofounder Garry Tan.
is joining YC as our first batch manager.
She’ll be responsible for helping the founders in the current batch and
making sure everything runs smoothly.
Previously, she worked at Andreessen Horowitz.
is becoming a partner. Alexis cofounded reddit, which was funded by Y Combinator in 2005 acquired by
Condé Nast in 2006 and he's now on the Board of Directors. He then launched hipmunk (YC 2010) and ran marketing + PR until leaving to fight
SOPA & PIPA. He has a BA in history
and BS in commerce from University of Virginia.
Qasar Younis is becoming a partner. He was the founder and CEO of
TalkBin, which was funded by Y Combinator and acquired by Google. At Google,
Qasar went on to be the product lead for business facing product. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from
Kettering University and a MBA from Harvard.
Welcome to the
(Dalton and Qasar were already part-time partners, and Alexis was our ambassador to the east.)