Y Combinator is an influential investment firm based in Silicon Valley. Each year it takes a bunch of aspiring entrepreneurs and hot-houses their development. It’s proving so successful that it’s now being talked about as a sort of innovation factory. Journalist and author Randall Stross takes us inside the firm to explain how it works.
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Y Combinator and startup incubators - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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Founders Of Posterous, Heyzap And Etacts On Getting Funded By Y Combinator – with Sachin, Immad and Howie | Case Studies & Business Tips
I tried something new in this program. To help me understand how the seed venture firm Y Combinator helps entrepreneurs launch and grow their startups, I invited not one guest as I usually do, but three founders of three different companies. Each entrepreneur talked about how he got into Y Combinator, how the program helped launch his startup and what it did for him after he left the program.