Jared Friedman

Jared is a Partner at YC. He was cofounder of Scribd, which was funded by Y Combinator in 2006 and grew to be one of the top 100 sites on the web. Jared previously worked at a pioneering AI company and studied computer science at Harvard.


Join us at YC’s Work at a Startup Expo – July 28 in Mountain View

Are you a software engineer interested in joining a startup? This July 28, come to Y Combinator HQ for our Work at a Startup Expo. You can meet the founders of 35 rapidly growing YC companies and figure out the right startup for you.

Announcing YC’s Work at a Startup

Work at a Startup is like a common application for engineers to apply to many YC companies simultaneously. If you’re interested in joining a startup, we hope you’ll create a profile at workatastartup.com.

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.

Raising Money Online – Advice For Startups

We often get questions by startups at YC whether they should look to raise funding on AngelList, FundersClub, Wefunder and other “crowdfunding” sites. These sites have evolved –and…

The Startup Zeitgeist

Reading applications to Y Combinator is like having access to a crystal ball.

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