3 hours ago
Interesting insight by Y Combinator Alumni today.
Y Combinator Winter 2019 applications are now open.
Every year, thousands of startups apply to Y Combinator, hoping to join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, and Reddit. But the application process is tough - 99% of applicants don’t get in.
But for accepted applicants, they get into a 3 month program that helps them develop their product, present at Demo Day, and join a community of expert alumni. - JJ Fliegelman is the co-founder and CTO of WayUp, the leading digital solution for employers to reach, engage, and recruit students and recent grads for internships and jobs. - Stephen Kuhl is the co-founder and CEO of Burrow (YC S16), a startup that is disrupting the furniture industry with more thoughtful, innovative furniture, beginning with a luxury, modular sofa. - Deepak Chhugani is the CEO and Founder of The Lobby (YC W18), a platform that instantly gets candidates mock interviews, resume reviews, insights, and more from company insiders. - Tom Harari is the CEO and Co-Founder of Cleanly (YC W15), an on-demand laundry service. Before this, Tom worked on Omnicom Media Group’s Search Engine Mark. - Alanna Gregory is the Founder of Constellation, and was the Founder of VIVE (YC S15), a beauty services marketplace with the mission of giving all busy women a more convenient way to maintain great-looking hair.