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.


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…

Startup School New York Speakers

We’re getting excited for Startup School New York on June 18. There’s still one day left to apply: http://startupschool.org/. Here are the speakers who will be joining us:  Chase…

ZenPayroll’s (YC W12) advice for B2B companies

Above: ZenPayroll founders Edward Kim, Joshua Reeves and Tomer London (Photo credit: ZenPayroll) Joshua Reeves wants to change the way you think about payroll. Joshua and his co-founders…

Vidpresso (YC W14) Offers Low-Cost Tools For Adding Tweets And Ads To Broadcast TV

Vidpresso wants to change the way TV producers insert media into their broadcasts, with a low-cost, software-based solution that could fundamentally change their cost structure. At just $500 a…

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