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Monzo Makes Money Work For Everyone

by Nic Dardenne, Anu Hariharan12/8/2021

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.

Come Work at YC

by Y Combinator6/8/2021

Y Combinator's legal and software teams, and YC Continuity are hiring. Learn more about the open roles.

How to Manage a Board

by Anu Hariharan7/15/2019

With special contributions from Nic DardenneOne of the most common questions we hear from founders is “How do I manage myboard?” It’s something that provokes anxiety, because this is the first time thefounder/CEO is subject to external supervision, and the board has powers thatinclude the firing of the CEO and the senior management. It is natural to feelthis way.

Apply to the Fall 2018 YC Growth Program

by Ali Rowghani7/31/2018

We are excited to invite interested founders to apply to the Fall 2018 batch ofthe YC Growth Program . Ifyou would like to be considered for admission, please complete this application. It should take about 20 minutes tocomplete. The purpose of the application is to learn about your company and toassess your fit for the program. The deadline to apply is August 20, 2018.

Open Application for YC Growth Program

by Ali Rowghani1/30/2018

We are delighted to invite interested founders to apply to the YC Growth Program. If you would like tobe considered for admission, please complete this application. It shouldtake about an hour to complete and all questions must be answered. The purposeis to get to know your company and to assess your fit for the Program. Thedeadline for application is February 23, 2018.

Growth Guide: How to Set Up, Staff and Scale a Growth Program

by Anu Hariharan7/20/2017

with special contributions from Gustaf AlstromerAdvice from 25 preeminent growth experts at top startups“Growth hacks,” like Hotmail’s inclusion of a signup link in its user’s default email signature, can be extremely helpful in driving viralgrowth early in a product’s path to product market fit (PMF).

Scaling Growth | Gustaf Alstromer (YC Partner + Airbnb) & Ed Baker (Uber)

by Y Combinator6/22/2017

Gustaf Alstromer, YC’s newest Partner (formerlyproduct lead for Growth at Airbnb) joined a panel with Ed Baker, (former Head ofGrowth at Uber), to share tips on growth experiments and team dynamics at ascaling company.Topics discussed:What is a north star metric for growth? If you talk to anyone on the growthteam, and ask them, “what number are we trying to grow.” They’d be able to saythat number.