First Five Hires with Posthog

PostHog (YC W20) is a suite of open source product analytic tools that companies can host themselves. YC’s Anu Hariharan sat down with the co-founder and CEO of PostHog James Hawkins to discuss hiring their first five employees.

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YC S22 Virtual Demo Day

by Michael Seibel7/26/2022

On the morning of September 7th and September 8th, 2022, YC will host our 35th Demo Day live on Zoom. This two day event will feature founders from 30 countries and startups in every sector — open source, ML/AI, dev tools, fintech, B2B SaaS, consumer, healthcare, hard tech, and more.

Learnings of a CEO: Max Rhodes, Faire

by Lindsay Amos7/20/2022

Outside of the YC community, little has been documented on best practices to be an effective CEO. We want to help founders everywhere scale and build enduring companies — and today, we’re launching a new series to do just that: Learnings of a CEO.

New YC video series: First Five

by Y Combinator7/13/2022

Introducing First Five, a new video series where growth stage companies look back on their first five hires, customers, and launches. In the first episode, YC Managing Director Anu Hariharan sits down with Tomer London, the co-founder and CPO of Gusto, to look back on the company’s first five hires.

6 founding engineer roles at W22 YC startups

by Ryan Choi7/12/2022

The YC job board has always been the best way to find early roles at funded and vetted YC startups. Below are a few of the most recent YC startups (Winter '22 batch) hiring for founding engineers, with compensation in the $160-180K range and equity around 1.5-2.0%.

Same, Same but Different with Vanta and Zapier

by Y Combinator7/7/2022

Both Vanta CEO Christina Cacioppo and Zapier CEO WadeFoster made the decision to take a disciplinedapproach to fundraising.

Get one-on-one career advice from YC, starting with Anu Hariharan (Managing Director)

by Paige Omura6/30/2022

Women have historically been underrepresented in tech, especially in technicalroles like engineering and product. YC has run events to educate and supportwomen in tech, and now we’re doubling down to offer tailored advice that’s specific to you and your career.We’re setting up chats for women engineers to get one-on-one career advice fromYC, starting with Anu Hariharan, Managing Director of YC Continuity.