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How to Build a Product: Part I with Michael Seibel, Emmett Shear, and Steve Huffman

In the first of four lectures on How to Build a Product, Michael Seibel, CEO of Y Combinator, interviews Steve Huffman and Emmett Shear on how they built their products as founder-CEO’s of Reddit and Twitch, respectively.

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Live Office Hours with Yuri Sagalov and Sam Altman

Yuri Sagalov, CEO of Amium, and Sam Altman hold Live Office Hours with three startups: MoonlightWork, Canny and Tuml. They’ll discuss their ideas and their thought processes around building their companies.

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How to Get Ideas and How to Measure – Stewart Butterfield & Adam D’Angelo

In today’s lecture, we’re joined by Stewart Butterfield, founder and CEO of Slack, and Adam D’Angelo, founder and CEO of Quora. Sam and Stewart will explore the process of getting an idea, followed by Adam on tracking metrics for your company.

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Startup Mechanics with Kirsty Nathoo

Kirsty Nathoo is a Partner and the CFO at Y Combinator. She has worked with thousands of companies through all stages of their life; from incorporation to hiring to fundraising. In this lecture, Kirsty will talk about Startup Mechanics.

Startup School Online: First Lecture and Speaker List

We’re excited to announce that Startup School is now in session. You can watch the first lecture at startupschool.org. For this course, we are joined by some great speakers who want to help make startups be better startups. The speakers and topics are listed in this post.

Startup School Online: Registration and Deals

Since the announcement of Startup School Online, we’ve received nearly 50,000 signups from prospective founders. While we were hoping to be able to accept everyone into the Startup Founder track, we will only be able to accommodate several thousand companies for this first run of Startup School. Everyone else will be able to watch the lectures and view the course material.

YC’s Online Class (Sign up at StartupSchool.org)

We’re excited to announce our new online Startup School, with classes beginning on April 5. Anyone can sign up at StartupSchool.org for the 10-week massively open online course (MOOC), starting today. We want to teach everyone how to start a startup and help them along the way with guidance from people who’ve started companies.

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