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.Mar 20, 2018
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.Mar 19, 2018
YC Partners answer questions from the audience at our Seattle Female Founders Conference. On stage: Kirsty Nathoo, Kat Manalac, Holly Liu, and Adora Cheung. Moderated by Sharon Pope.Mar 13, 2018
Rathna Sharad pitches FlavorCloud to Holly Liu, YC Visiting Partner, at our Seattle Female Founders Conference. Adora Cheung, YC Partner, then repitches FlavorCloud to Holly.
I’ve written about pitching before, and realized that what we were missing is a clear template of how founders should lay out their story through slides. This deck is a template for how I think companies should build seed decks.Mar 12, 2018
I drove down to Mountain View to meet the new YC Winter ’18 batch and share some seed-stage lessons we learned as we grew. I’d love to share these here and hope they’ll be helpful for other entrepreneurs as well.Mar 9, 2018
There are few things more dangerous to startups than Big Deals. Founders lie to themselves by believing that catching a single Big Deal will automatically create a huge company. I’ve seen this belief kill a large number of startups.Mar 1, 2018