Y Combinator

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Avoid These Tempting Startup Ideas


Thinking of a new startup idea? Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel discuss the types of ideas to stay away from—what we commonly refer to as "tarpit ideas."  

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   28m
 
 

The Truth About Y Combinator


With the YC S22 batch coming to a close, Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel reflect on the recent batch and their experience fundraising. The two group partners also clear up some misconceptions about Y Combinator based on feedback from founders.

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   26m
 
 

The Two Mindsets That Can Kill Your Startup


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel discuss the qualities that make a founder overly optimistic or far too pessimistic about their startup. Where is the right middle ground?

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What Basic Game Theory Teaches Us About Startups


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel discuss the problems with zero sum games within tech culture. Is your startup making a positive impact on the world or are your business practices a net negative in society?

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Most Important Lifestyle Habits Of Successful Founders


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel discuss the best approaches to developing a healthy lifestyle that ultimately helps you run and grow a successful startup. Funders, take care of yourselves out there.

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Elon Musk & The Midwit Meme


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel on the midwit meme, how it applies to startups, and the best example: Elon Musk.

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 2022-11-03  17m
 
 

Things That Don't Scale, The Software Edition


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel on software hacks that don't scale. Companies discussed include Google, Facebook, Twitch, and imeem. Watch the first video on doing things that don't scale here: https://youtu.be/4RMjQal_c4U

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 2022-10-27  25m
 
 

YC Founder Firesides: Mutiny on AI and the next era of company growth


Mutiny (YC S18) uses AI and data to convert website visitors into customers. Today, the fastest growing B2B companies such as Notion and Snowflake use Mutiny to identify ideal customers, determine sections of websites that will increase conversion, and produce copy that converts visitors into customers...


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 2022-10-24  57m
 
 

#160 - YC Founder Firesides: Mutiny on AI and the next era of company growth


YC’s Anu Hariharan sat down with Mutiny co-founder and CEO Jaleh Rezaei to talk about their recent acquisition of Intellipse, an AI marketing platform, as well as how AI will impact the next era of growth.


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 2022-10-24  57m
 
 

Why Investors (including YC) Can’t Fix Your Company


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel on common pitfalls in the advice from different types of investors and why you, the founder, are ultimately responsible for the success of your company.

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 2022-10-20  24m