Why would you work at a startup in an economic downturn?
Now is as good a time as any to start a startup – especially if you get into YC. But what about joining a startup in this economy? We’re obviously biased, but we think it’s a great time to join a startup too. Here are three reasons to consider.
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%.
Black Engineers in Startups Seminar
by Ryan Choi1/19/2022
This February, YC's Michael Seibel and Aston Motes, Director of /dev/color and 1st employee at Dropbox, are bringing together a cohort of black engineers who are interested in learning about startups and finding roles at fast-growing YC companies.
What startup hiring looks like in 2021 — and during a pandemic
by Ryan Choi1/17/2022
Since launching Work at a Startup in 2018, we’ve collected a lot of data about the startup job landscape. We wanted to share some trends we’ve seen over the last year that show where we’ve been – and inform where we’re going as a product:
How to pick the right startup to work for
by Ryan Choi10/19/2021
I talk to a lot of people who are trying to figure out which startup to join. Iwant to share some of the advice I’ve been giving, and I hope it helps younavigate your own job search.Ask about the company’s runway, burn rate and plans for future funding.A company’s runway is the number of months that it has until it runs out ofmoney.
11 YC startups hiring for biology, life sciences, chemistry and data informatics roles
by Ryan Choi8/12/2021
Today, YC funds more seed stage biotech companies than any other investor. To help further the mission of our biotech and hard science startups, YC is now expanding YC’s job platform to support science-related roles.
Find a remote or in-person job at a YC startup from the most recent Winter '21 batch
by Ryan Choi7/27/2021
Y Combinator hosted our Summer 2021 Career Expo lastmonth, which included 34 founders — many of whom graduated from YC’s most recentW21 batch. Many have customers and revenue and completed a fundraise; all arehiring early team members in engineering, product, design, sales and more.
Y Combinator’s Summer Career Expo Is Online on Thursday, June 10th
by Ryan Choi5/18/2021
Y Combinator is hosting our Summer Career Expo online on June 10th. It’s our wayto introduce engineers, PMs and designers to the most recent batch of YCstartups (W21) that are looking to hire. (We’ve also included a few olderstartups, in case you’re open to 20-50 person companies.)https://www.workatastartup.