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.


An AT&T For Dentistry? Y Combinator-Backed Weave (YC W14) Launches To Bring Modern Telecom To SMBs

“Today, with access to the cloud and affordable SaaS-based solutions fast increasing, small businesses are adopting the kind of services and tools that were once reserved for their…

ZenPayroll (YC W12) raises $20 million from Kleiner, General Catalyst

“ZenPayroll, whose service helps small business run their payrolls over the web, is a tiny startup in a field dominated by giants like ADP (ADP), Paychex (PAYX), and…

Kimono (YC W14) Is A Smarter Web Scraper That Lets You “API-ify” The Web, No Code Required

“A new Y Combinator-backed startup called Kimono wants to make it easier to access data from the unstructured web with a point-and-click tool that can extract information from webpages that…

Eventjoy (YC W14) Is A One-Stop Shop For Organizing Events

“Y Combinator-backed Eventjoy, a service that makes it easier to organize events using online and mobile tools, is officially making its debut today, offering support for online ticketing, event…

Abacus (YC W14) Wants To Make Expense Reports Obsolete

“Expense reports are a special kind of hell. Employees are often stuck wondering when, if ever, they will get reimbursed. Managers and accountants, on the other hand, have…

TrueVault (YC W14) Launches To Bring Easy HIPAA Compliance To Startups And Health Apps

“Launching out of Y Combinator’s most recent batch of startups, TrueVault is on a mission to unburden startups of the time-consuming, progress-stalling process of HIPAA compliance so that…

Meet Bellabeat (YC W14), The Quantified Self Startup That Wants To Be The FitBit For Pregnancy

“If there’s ever a time in a person’s life when she wants to keep tabs on everything that’s going on with her body, it’s while she’s pregnant. Every…

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