Learnings of a CEO: Snapdocs’ Aaron King on navigating market cycles
Founder & CEO Aaron King expertly built Snapdocs through volatile market conditions and with minimal outside funding into the mortgage industry's leading digital closing platform, valued at $1.5B today. This is what he learned about navigating market cycles.
The YC Founder Directory (+ New Company Content)
Today, the YC community is made up of nearly 10,000 founders, from all different backgrounds – each with a unique road to entrepreneurship. Discover founders who have had experiences that reflect your own and learn more about their journey.
How to maintain engineering velocity as you scale
by Marcelo Cortes10/25/2022
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
by Y Combinator10/24/2022
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
by Lindsay Amos10/17/2022
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.
Y Combinator Top Companies - August 2022
by Y Combinator8/23/2022
Today we’re excited to release an update to the YC Top Companies list. There are now 15 public YC companies, 316 private YC companies that are valued at over $150M, and over 80 are valued at over $1B.
First Five Hires with PostHog
by Y Combinator8/16/2022
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.