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.
YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals
Today, more than 200,000 businesses use Gusto for payroll, employee benefits, talent management, and more. And with the recent addition of Gusto Embedded, developers now use Gusto’s APIs and pre-build UI flows to embed payroll, tax filing, and payments infrastructure into products.
Learnings of a CEO: Wade Foster, Zapier
Today, Zapier automates work by connecting with over 5,000 apps. The company has been profitable since 2014 and is valued at $5B – with 700 employees working remotely. Wade, Zapier CEO, shared his learnings growing into the role of a growth-stage CEO.
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%.
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.