How to maintain engineering velocity as you scale
Faire’s engineering team grew from five to over 100 engineers in three years. Throughout this growth, we were able to sustain our pace of engineering execution by adhering to four guiding principles.
YC Founder Firesides: Mutiny on AI and the next era of company growth
YC’s Anu Hariharan sat down with Mutiny co-founder and CEO Jaleh Rezaei to talk about their recent acquisition of Intellipse, an AI marketing platform, as well as how AI will impact the next era of growth.
Learnings of a CEO: Matt Schulman, Pave, on Hiring
Pave Founder and CEO Matt Schulman has created one of the most comprehensive and thorough recruiting processes, which has made him one of the most successful recruiters in the YC community.
Exclusive access to software deals for employees at YC companies
by Oliver Ortlieb10/6/2022
We are thrilled to announce that employees at YC companies can now leverage one of the major benefits previously only available to YC founders – YC Deals. Through YC Deals, employees have access to more than 100 discounts and exclusive offers on industry leading tools.
First Five Launches with Whatnot
by Y Combinator9/29/2022
Like every startup, the founders of Whatnot began with only an idea. YC’s Anu Hariharan sat down with the co-founder and CEO of Whatnot Grant LaFontaine to discuss their first five launches, and how they helped shape the company into a billion dollar marketplace today.
YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals
by Y Combinator8/15/2022
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
by Lindsay Amos8/9/2022
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.