Startup School culminates in Presentation Day. On Presentation Day, founders will share videos that introduce their product and share the progress they’ve made during Startup School. Videos will be available at startupschool.org/presentations starting on Friday, June 16th at 8:00AM PDT.Jun 14, 2017
Ali Rowghani is CEO of Y Combinator Continuity, where he invests in and advises growth-stage startups. Questions include: How do you retain executives? What are the most common mistakes you have seen growth stage founders make? What does an ideal board look like?
In this article we’ll first take a look at why having an embed has become increasingly important given the current state of the web. Then we’ll dive into how to actually implement this for your own startup. Specifically, we’ll take a deeper look at an open protocol called oEmbed, and how to build an oEmbed integration that’s compatible with Embed.ly.Jun 13, 2017
Lots of VCs talk about being founder friendly. I’ve noticed that founders often misunderstand how that actually works. What “founder friendly” does and doesn’t mean is important to understand.
Jess Lee (Partner at Sequoia Capital) and Aaron Harris (Partner at YC) discuss raising money as an early stage company, and how to think about the fundraising process. Ali Rowghani (CEO of YC Continuity, previously CFO, COO @ Twitter, CFO @ Pixar) shares his thoughts on how to be a great leader and succeed long-term.Jun 8, 2017
Ryan Ridley is a writer on Rick and Morty. Before that he was a writer on Community. We talk about the sci-fi elements of the show, their new VR game Virtual Rick-ality, and Ryan’s advice for creators.Jun 7, 2017