Congrats Dropbox!

I wrote Dropbox their first investment check, on June 26, 2007. Little did I know back then what a momentous check this one would be: that 11 years later, Dropbox would be the first Y Combinator company to go public.

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Funding Is an Outcome of Building a Good Business – Porter Braswell of Jopwell

Porter Braswell is the CEO and cofounder of Jopwell (YC S15). Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals.

One Order of Operations for Starting a Startup

This guide can help you walk the path from nothing to a launched minimal viable product (MVP). This is by no means the only path to an MVP and I don’t know if it’s the best path, but it is a path that I’ve seen work for a number of YC companies.

Frequently Asked Questions From YC Applicants

We’re approaching the S18 application deadline so we thought it’d be helpful to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the YC application and program itself.

YC Winter 2018 Stats

Today is Y Combinator’s 26th Demo Day. 141 companies will be presenting over the next two days — which makes this the largest Demo Day in YC’s 13 years. Here are some stats about YC and the current batch, YC W18.

14 Companies From YC Winter 2018

Meet 14 companies that announced they’re part of the YC Winter 2018 batch.

13 Companies From YC Winter 2018

Meet 13 companies that are part of the Winter 2018 batch of Y Combinator.

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