Ryan Choi

Ryan works with YC companies to find great engineers -- from 2-person startups to larger ones like Airbnb, Stripe & Instacart. If you're an engineer looking for your next role, create a profile on YC's Work a a Startup (https://www.workatastartup.com) or reach out at ryan@ycombinator.com.


Y Combinator’s Work at a Startup Expo Is Online on Thursday, December 3rd

Y Combinator runs our annual Work at a Startup Expo as a way of introducing promising YC startups to engineers (and others) who want to learn more about…

Engineer #1: Daanish Mazhar, Gordian Software (YC W19)

Daanish Mazhar was the first engineer at Gordian Software (YC W19), a startup building APIs for airlines, like leading travel brands Kiwi.com, lastminute.com, Ctrip and Travix. With a…

Early Engineer at Vanta (YC W18): Tom Denham

Tom Denham is an early engineer at Vanta (YC W18), automating security and compliance, starting with SOC 2, to protect customer data and build trust in internet businesses.…

#Hired on Work at a Startup: Deepak Jhalani, CTO at Ravti (YC S14)

Deepak Jhalani joined Ravti (S14) as their CTO after finding them on YC’s Work at a Startup. He previously managed a team of over 40 people, and was looking for his next challenge building a team and the technology from the ground up.

YC’s First Lightning Tech Talks Series & Hiring Event on September 10

We’re hosting YC’s first Lightning Tech Talk session on September 10 at 4PM PST. Five YC founders will give 10 minute talks on their technology and business challenges. The first session focuses on software tooling & SaaS.

Career and Resume Advice: Student Edition

With the launch of YC’s list of startups hiring for fall 2020 interns, I’ve been getting a lot of requests for advice from students about their upcoming fall plans. I provided some resume tips previously, and now I want to answer some frequently asked questions that are relevant to students.

YC Companies Looking for Fall 2020 Interns

We’ve spoken to a number of college students who are considering foregoing a virtual fall term and instead looking to gain valuable work experience. In turn, many YC companies have had great experiences with their 2020 summer interns. One founder noted, “We had a really successful summer term. I could rave for a long time.” Despite Covid-19, many of these startups are still seeing strong demand for their product and have raised enough money to weather this downturn. They’re actively looking to hire bright and talented students to help ship more product and continue moving their companies forward.

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