YC Series A Program Investor Access

Our second YCA batch is now in session. These companies are about to start fundraising and we want to give more investors the chance to invest in YC companies. We’ll be doing that through a new portal we built. If you’d like access to that system, or to be considered for it in the future, please apply here.

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Cindy Mi and Qi Lu Share Advice for Entrepreneurs Building Global Companies

Cindy Mi is the founder and CEO of VIPKID. VIPKID is a 1-on-1 teaching platform where children in China learn english from North American teachers. Qi Lu is the CEO of YC China and Head of YC Research.

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Vinod Khosla on How to Build the Future

Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a firm focused on assisting entrepreneurs to build impactful new energy and technology companies. Previously he was the founding CEO of Sun Microsystems, where he pioneered open systems and commercial RISC processors.

Meet YC in Waterloo and Toronto

This winter, YC will host office hours and talks in cities across the US and Canada. Our first two stops are Waterloo and Toronto, Canada.

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Frank Lantz – Director of NYU’s Game Center and Creator of Universal Paperclips

Frank Lantz is a game designer and Director of the NYU Game Center. He cofounded Area/Code Games and most recently released a game called Universal Paperclips in which you’re an AI that makes paperclips.

Meet Flockjay, a Company in the YC Winter 2019 Batch

At YC, founders decide when they want to announce that they’re part of the program. Internally we call this a company’s “YC launch”. Meet Flockjay, the first YC Winter 2019 company to announce that they’re part of the batch. Flockjay is a $0-upfront online sales academy that gives diverse jobseekers the tools and training they need to launch their tech careers, without code.

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Starting a Startup After Business School – Reham Fagiri and Kalam Dennis of AptDeco

Reham Fagiri and Kalam Dennis are the founders of AptDeco, where you can buy and sell used furniture. They were in the YC Winter 2014 batch and you can find them at AptDeco.com.

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