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Harj Taggar

Harj Taggar

Harj Taggar
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Harj Taggar is a Managing Director, Knowledge 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.

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  • 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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Videos

Should you start a startup?
17:14
Should you start a startup?
339K views
1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Top ways startups waste money
28:14
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Top ways startups waste money
298K views
1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: When to launch your startup
13:41
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: When to launch your startup
110K views
Over 1 year ago
How to find the right co-founder
28:33
How to find the right co-founder
109K views
Over 1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Don't make these hiring mistakes
19:45
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Don't make these hiring mistakes
96K views
Over 1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: How to compete with Amazon and Google
16:05
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: How to compete with Amazon and Google
87K views
Over 1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Advantages of a first-time founder
21:53
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Advantages of a first-time founder
84K views
1 year ago
Building an engineering team
71:41
Building an engineering team
68K views
Over 1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Turning users into paid customers
13:14
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Turning users into paid customers
55K views
1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Investors said no, now what?
15:51
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: Investors said no, now what?
46K views
Over 1 year ago
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: The ideal customer
17:16
Inside the Group Partner Lounge: The ideal customer
46K views
1 year ago
Why do startups fail?
2:30
Why do startups fail?
24K views
Over 1 year ago