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 Office Hours in 11 Countries This Fall

YC partners will be visiting 11 countries this fall to meet with founders and learn more about how we can be helpful to international startup communities. In our…

YC Digest – 7/10-7/17

Top Stories from the YC World – July 10-July 16, 2015Startup School Radio ep. 9 with YC’s Geoff Ralston and David Bladow of BloomThat  Essays7 Important Lessons from Airbnb’s 7…

YC Digest – 6/26-7/9

Top Stories from the YC World – June 26-July 9, 2015 YC NewsTriplebyte (YC S15) publishes a comprehensive list of all YC startups that are hiring Startup School…

New Story (YC S15) Crowdfunds Houses For Homeless Families

Meet New Story, a non-profit in the Summer 2015 batch of YC. New Story crowdfunds houses for homeless families living in danger. Here’s how it works: New Story partners with…

YC Stats – Winter 2015

Here is what YC looks like in Winter 2015Number of startups in the W15 batch: 114 Number of companies funded by YC overall: 842 Total market cap of…

Female Founders Conference 2015 applications are open

We’re delighted to announce the second Y Combinator Female Founders Conference, on Saturday, February 21 in San Francisco.  Once again, we’ll bring current and future founders together to share their stories, give…

Founder Stories: Tracy Young of PlanGrid (YC W12)

PlanGrid founders Tracy Young, Kenny Stone, Ryan Sutton-Gee and Ralph Gootee Tracy Young is the founder and CEO of PlanGrid, an app that lets construction companies store blueprints and…

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