A Guide to Preemptive Funding Offers

Unprepared founders can get trapped by the dynamics of a preemptive offer and forced into suboptimal outcomes. If you find yourself in a situation where you think you are getting preempted, here’s what to do.

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Transitioning from Academia to Data Science – Jake Klamka with Kevin Hale

Jake Klamka founded Insight. Insight provides intensive 7 week professional training fellowships in fields such as data science and data engineering. Insight was in the YC Winter 2011 batch.

YC in Atlanta

This month we’ll be meeting founders in Atlanta. We hope to see you there.

Leap Spins Out of YC

In 2017, Cadran Cowansage, a software engineer at YC, started building Leap, an online community for women in tech. Today, Cadran and her two co-founders, Abadesi Osunsade and Kuan Luo, are spinning Leap (now Elpha) out of Y Combinator and launching as an independent company.

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What Shutting Down Your Startup Feels Like – Avni Patel Thompson of Poppy with Kat Manalac

Avni Patel Thompson founded Poppy, which helped parents book the best caregivers. They went through the YC Winter 2016 batch and recently shut down. Avni asked to come on the podcast to talk about what the process of shutting down was like.

YC 120

We’d like to find more curious, creative people who are doing exciting work in emerging fields and give them an opportunity to start building their network. We’ll bring 120 of those people together for a weekend conference in Colorado from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28.

YC at Harvard – 2/4

Harvard Biotech Club and Harvard Undergraduate Biotechnology Association will be hosting us on Monday, February 4 for a talk by YC’s Kevin Hale. The talk is open to all.

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