Last week at Web Summit, we were asked to interview outgoing Y Combinator President Geoff Ralston about the past, present and future of the popular accelerator program. We covered a lot of ground duri
It’s possible, given that some Black and Latinx founders may identify as multiracial, that the new category contributed to a drop in monoracial demographic categories.
Initialized Capital founder Garry Tan will become president and CEO of Y Combinator next year, the two organizations announced today. Tan will be taking over the role from Geoff Ralston, who has been
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Running a startup accelerator comes with a number of occupational hazards, but “skepticism is the easiest thing to fall into when you’ve seen too many companies,” said Y Combinator P
How has Y Combinator adapted its accelerator program to work through a pandemic? What does YC look for in a company in a year as rocky and unpredictable as this one? Y Combinator President Geoff Ralst
From Airbnb to Zapier, and Coinbase to Instacart, many of the tech world’s most valuable companies spent their earliest days in Y Combinator’s accelerator program. Steering the ship at Y C
In a blog post this Friday afternoon, Y Combinator’s president Geoff Ralston said that the accelerator would make two changes to its terms for startups. The first would see the size of the standard
Elpha raises $1.1M to create a digital community for women in tech.
Changes at YC, trends in the startup universe and a breakdown of the accelerator's latest batch.
In this week's newsletter: Y Combinator has a new president, DoorDash raises $600M and startups go on acquisition sprees.
Two months ago, when Sam Altman surprised the industry by stepping away from his post as the president of Y Combinator to become the CEO of OpenAI, an artificial intelligence-focused company, TechCrun