Y Combinator Top Companies - February 2022
We’re excited to share the 2022 YC Top Companies. In addition to the list of top companies, we’ve also launched the YC Breakthrough List to highlight the fast-growing companies that have received between $15M-$300M from YC.
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:
Monzo Makes Money Work For Everyone
Scaling a startup is hard. Scaling a startup bank is even harder. Scaling a consumer-focused financial platform—that is also now the primary bank account for millions of UK consumers—in the midst of a once in a century pandemic is close to impossible.
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.
Gusto: The People Platform for SMBs
by Anu Hariharan8/30/2021
Historically, there has been an undeniable gap in business services in the US.There are nearly six million small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country,employing 43 million people.1 But unlike their larger counterparts, SMBs havebeen ignored by service providers, who have deemed the cost of reaching andserving them too high to warrant the effort. As a result, SMBs have been forcedto cobble together off-the-shelf products, spreadsheets, and manual work to runtheir operations.