Women Engineers in Startups: Tess's Story
This October, we are hosting our second annual Women Engineers in Startups program. One participant in our first cohort, Tess Huelskamp, accepted a role at Middesk (YC W19). She shared her experience and advice for thinking about joining a startup.
New YC video series: First Five
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.
Y Combinator’s (Virtual) Summer Career Expo - June 8th
by Paige Omura5/4/2022
Y Combinator is hosting our Summer Career Expo online on Wednesday, June 8th, 4 pm PT. This is our way to introduce engineers, PMs, and designers to the latest batch of YC startups (W22) that are looking to hire.
Meet top founders at YC Tech Talks: Healthcare
by Paige Omura4/20/2022
We’re hosting YC Tech Talks: Healthcare on Wednesday, May 4 at 4pm PT (via Zoom). This event will give engineers, scientists, and other attendees an opportunity to hear directly from founders what problems keep them up at night and learn about emerging trends in the healthtech space.
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.