Elizabeth Iorns is cofounder and CEO of Science Exchange. She’s also an Expert here at YC. She came in to answer some of the most common questions we get from founders in biotech.Sep 13, 2017
We put together a map that shows where YC companies are from. It’s based on the location of the founders before applying for YC. We believe the global startup ecosystem can support a lot more startups. We would love to see even more people starting companies and we will continue to increase our outreach efforts. As more people from different backgrounds apply, more startups will be funded, a wider range of problems will be addressed and the positive impact will be felt around the world.Sep 11, 2017
This free event will feature edtech CEOs from Y Combinator and Imagine K12 who will share their founder stories and practical startup advice. At the end of the evening, two startups from the audience will be selected for on-stage office hours with YC partners Tim Brady and Geoff Ralston.
Tikhon Bernstam cofounded Scribd (YC S06) and Parse (YC S11). He stopped by to share his experience starting a second startup, deciding to do YC a second time, and investing in several YC startups after Parse.Sep 8, 2017
Hosain Rahman is the CEO and Founder of Jawbone. Jessica Livingston interviewed him during our 2014 Startup School and Hosain shared the “defibrillator experiences” from Jawbone’s early days.Sep 6, 2017
Laura Behrens Wu is the CEO and cofounder of Shippo. Shippo powers shipping for platforms, marketplaces, and ecommerce. Discussed: leaving an MBA program to start a startup, going into a new industry, and shipping alligators.Sep 1, 2017