This is an excerpt from the introduction I give to my group at Y Combinator at our orientation before each batch begins. Several years ago my my cofounder Michael and I were recalling the early days of Justin.tv when he
At technology conferences over the past couple months I’ve had the opportunity to meet some amazing startups by talented people from around the world. Unfortunately, I’ve often had to determine that their startups were interesting by deciphering a very confusing
For most founders, selling a company is a life changing event that they have had no training for. At Y Combinator, one big thing we help our startups with is navigating questions around the acquisition process. Originally, I wrote this guide
The key to meeting VCs isn’t cold emails or playing a high-volume game — it’s all in the introductions. And anyone can get them.
A few years ago I wrote The Founder’s Guide To Selling Your Company that was pretty well received by the startup community. I’ve recently been getting a lot of questions about raising a Series A round. Genesis for this article: