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.


Reminder: Female Founders Conference – Bay Area

Tuesday, September 4, is the last day to sign up for YC’s Female Founders Conference.

Meet YC This Fall

This fall, YC and YC alum will be hosting office hours and events in cities around the world. We’ll be adding to this list in the next couple weeks. We hope to see you there.

YC Summer 2018 Batch Stats

We just wrapped up YC’s 27th Demo Day. 132 companies presented over two days. Below are stats about the S18 batch.

Female Founders Conference in Silicon Valley on September 15

Our 3rd Female Founders Conference (FFC) of 2018 is on September 15 in Silicon Valley. This year, for the 5th anniversary of the conference, we decided to host three conferences throughout the U.S., and our final stop will be at YC’s office in Mountain View.

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.

Updated Request for Startups

The application deadline for YC Summer 2018 is on March 24, and in honor of the deadline, we published an update to our Request for Startups.

YC Winter Tour 2018

This February, YC will be hosting office hours and talks in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Seattle.

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