Kat Mañalac

Kat is a Partner at YC. She was Chief of Staff to Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of reddit, before joining YC as its Director of Outreach. Prior to that, Kat was at WIRED Magazine where she managed brand and strategy. Kat has a BS in Communications from Northwestern University.


YC Winter Tour 2018

This February, YC will be hosting office hours and talks in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Seattle.

Female Founders Conference Seattle: Speakers

We’re looking forward to hosting our first Female Founders Conference event of the year in Seattle on Feb 3. We’re excited to be joined by these speakers…

YC in Toronto and Seattle

This winter, YC will be hosting office hours and talks in cities across the US and Canada. The full list will be released later this month, but for our first two stops, we’ll be visiting Toronto and Seattle.

Y Combinator Female Founders Conference 2018

In 2018, for the fifth anniversary of FFC, rather than hosting one conference in the Bay Area, we will be hosting 3 events throughout the country: one in Seattle in February, one in New York over the summer and one in the Bay Area in the fall.

YC Is Visiting India

We’re excited to announce that three of our partners, Gustaf Alströmer, Adora Cheung, and Anu Hariharan, will be visiting India this October.

Y Combinator Fall Tour 2017

Twice a year (fall and spring), we visit cities and universities around the world. Our goal is to meet as many founders as possible and learn how we can be helpful to startup communities both in and outside of Silicon Valley. Below is a list of the cities we are visiting this fall. We’ll update this list as we add locations. In each of these cities, you’ll get a chance to meet people in the YC community (either the YC team or alumni). We’ll be hosting talks and one-on-one offices hours.

YC Summer 2017 Stats

Today is Y Combinator’s 25th Demo Day. With 124 companies presenting over the next two days, this is the largest Demo Day in YC’s 12.5 year history.
We wanted to share some stats about YC and about the batch.

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