YC Continuity

Advice and essays for growth-stage companies.


Monzo Makes Money Work For Everyone

Five years in, Monzo is just starting its second act. Monzo’s first act was to build the UK’s best consumer and SMB banking product. Their second act will be to make money work for truly everyone by scaling to a global audience.

Gusto: The People Platform for SMBs

Historically, there has been an undeniable gap in business services in the US. There are nearly six million small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country, employing 43…

Come Work at YC

Y Combinator’s software and legal teams, and YC Continuity are hiring. Learn more about the open roles.

How to Manage a Board

Anu Hariharan shares the collective wisdom of the YC community to help guide founders on best practices in managing a board––including running board meetings and overcoming board issues.

Apply to the Fall 2018 YC Growth Program

The YC Growth Program is designed for companies with between 50 – 150 employees that are scaling rapidly. If you would like to be considered for admission, please complete this application.

Open Application for YC Growth Program

We are delighted to invite interested founders to apply to the YC Growth Program. The Growth Program is designed for companies with between 50 – 150 employees that are scaling rapidly. The deadline for application is February 23, 2018.

Growth Guide: How to Set Up, Staff and Scale a Growth Program

“Growth hacks” can be extremely helpful in driving viral growth early in a product’s path to product market fit. However, sustaining long-term growth and reaching hundreds of millions of users requires a scientific approach to growth. In fact, growth experts resoundingly say that “growth hacking” isn’t in their vocabulary or something they relate to their work. “Hacking” implies a haphazard / gut-driven approach, and the reality is quite the opposite. Startups that have seen amazing growth have developed teams and processes that are intentional, exceedingly metrics-driven, and thrive on experimentation. We talked to 25 of the experts who have driven this growth programs and have included their advice in this guide.

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