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Office Hours with Michael Seibel

Michael Seibel is a Partner and the CEO of YC. He cofounded Justin.tv, which was in the Winter 2007 batch and Socialcam, which was in the Winter 2012 batch. For this episode we took questions from the internet.

Learning Math for Machine Learning

In this piece, my goal is to suggest the mathematical background necessary to build products or conduct academic research in machine learning. These suggestions are derived from conversations with machine learning engineers, researchers, and educators, as well as my own experiences in both machine learning research and industry roles.

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.

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Elad Gil Shares Advice from the High Growth Handbook, a Guide to Scaling Startups

Elad Gil is an entrepreneur, operator, and investor. He just released the High Growth Handbook, a guide to scaling startups published by Stripe Press. It contains tactical advice on key issues for post product-market fit companies such as the role of the CEO, hiring executives, late stage fundraising, M&A, and other topics.

9 Companies from the YC Summer 2018 Batch

At Y Combinator, founders decide when they want to announce that they’re part of the program. Meet 9 of the companies who have announced that they’re part of the YC Summer 2018 batch so far.

YC’s 2018 Summer Reading List

Our 2018 summer reading list. Featuring: Shoe Dog, How to Change Your Mind, Man’s Search for Meaning, Mind of Napoleon, The Undoing Project, Powerhouse, Radiolab: Border Trilogy, Parable of the Sower, The Lathe of Heaven, H is for Hawk, and others.

What to Do with Too Much Advice

There are now hundreds, probably thousands, of people with at least some experience in startups. Most of these people are willing to help/advise some number of the people who ask. This is a blessing and a curse.

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