Harj Taggar

Harj Taggar
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Harj Taggar is a Managing Director and Group Partner at YC. He was previously founder and CEO of Triplebyte (YC S15) and Auctomatic (YC W07), which was acquired by Live Current Media in 2008. He first joined YC as a partner in 2010, leaving in 2014 to start Triplebyte and rejoining in 2020. He graduated in 2006 from Oxford, where he studied Jurisprudence.

YC stats

  • Harj has advised more than 1,000 companies over the course of 17 batches.
  • 5 companies he's advised have gone public.
  • He's worked with more than 20 YC unicorns including:
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