Y Combinator

We talk with people who are shaping the future. A show about technology in business, research, and art.

http://www.ycombinator.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 184 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 23 hours 50 minutes

subscribe
share






What Does It REALLY Mean To Do Things That Don't Scale?


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel talk about Paul Graham's essay "Do Things That Don't Scale" and what it really means for founders. Read the essay here: http://paulgraham.com/ds.html

Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-10-13  18m
 
 

How To Change The World? Get The Small Things Right


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel talk about the importance of understanding incentives and doing research when it comes to building a world-changing startup.  

To create Rookies Mistakes we asked YC founders: Is there a simple fact you wish you knew when you started your company or a rookie mistake you wish you could take back?

Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-10-06  18m
 
 

Simple Products That Became Big Companies


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel talk about OpenSea, Gusto, and the importance of building simple products that solve a real problem.  

To create Rookies Mistakes we asked YC founders: Is there a simple fact you wish you knew when you started your company or a rookie mistake you wish you could take back?

Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-09-29  21m
 
 

Where Do Great Startup Ideas Come From?


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel talk about where the ideas for Airbnb, Coinbase, and Stripe came from. Then they discuss what you can learn from these founders.

To create Rookies Mistakes we asked YC founders: Is there a simple fact you wish you knew when you started your company or a rookie mistake you wish you could take back?

Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-09-12  20m
 
 

Successful Founders Are OK With Rejection


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel on the importance of talking to your users, why successful founders are ok with rejection from potential customers, and how protecting your ego by not talking to your users can kill your startup.

To create Rookies Mistakes we asked YC founders: Is there a simple fact you wish you knew when you started your company or a rookie mistake you wish you could take back?

Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-09-05  20m
 
 

Should You Follow Your Passion?


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel talk about solutions in search of a problem, whether or not to follow your passion, how to figure out what to work on, and how to motivate yourself.

To create Rookies Mistakes we asked YC founders: Is there a simple fact you wish you knew when you started your company or a rookie mistake you wish you could take back?

Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-08-29  18m
 
 

Understanding Investor Terms & Incentives


Dalton Caldwell and Michael Seibel talk about investor terms and incentives.
To create Rookies Mistakes we asked YC founders: Is there a simple fact you wish you knew when you started your company or a rookie mistake you wish you could take back?
Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


share








 2022-08-25  9m
 
 

YC Founders Made These Fundraising Mistakes


Michael Seibel and Dalton Caldwell are back for episode 2 of Rookie Mistakes to discuss common mistakes founders make when fundraising, and how to avoid them.

Apply to Y Combinator:https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/ 
Work at a startup:https://www.ycombinator.com/jobs


share








 2022-08-18  7m
 
 

#159 - YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals


YC’s Anu Hariharan sat down with Gusto co-founder and CPO Tomer London to talk about building for new customer segments and the future of embedded finance — sharing advice for startup founders and CEOs along the way.


share








 2022-08-15  1h58m
 
 

YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals


Gusto (YC W12) provides growing businesses with everything to take care of their team. Today, more than 200,000 businesses use Gusto for payroll, employee benefits, talent management, and more. And with the recent addition of Gusto Embedded, developers now use Gusto’s APIs and pre-build UI  flows to embed payroll, tax filing, and payments infrastructure into products...


share








 2022-08-15  1h58m