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How to Start a Startup (FREE!!!) Lecture Series

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Back to School means back to basics!
Twice a week, for the next 10 weeks, we will broadcast Y-Combinator's "How to Start a Startup" class taught at Stanford in Fall 2014. FREE!!!

Y Combinator is Silicon Valley's most reputable and most successful startup accelerator, sprouting various companies that have exited or have become highly successful, including Reddit, AirBnb, Dropbox, Justin.tv, Stripe, Hipmunk, Codeacademy, Zapier, Instacart, and ProductHunt just to name a few.

"SYLLABUS"
Every Tue and Thu at 12p, 3p, and 6p - pick your time
Tue will have 1st lecture, Thu will have 2nd lecture for the week for 20 total lectures

Lecture 1 (Tue 8/29) - How to Start a Startup (Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz) (43:52)
Lecture 2 (Thu 8/31) - Team and Execution (Sam Altman) (46:18)
Lecture 3 (Tue 9/5) - Before the Startup (Paul Graham) (48:07)
Lecture 4 (Thu 9/7) - Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing (Adora Cheung) (52:21)
Lecture 5 (Tue 9/12) - Competition is for Losers (Peter Thiel) (50:16)
Lecture 6 (Thu 9/14) - Lecture 6 - Growth (Alex Schultz) (47:27)
Lecture 7 (Tue 9/19) - How to Build Products Users Love (Kevin Hale) (48:01)
Lecture 8 (Thu 9/21) - How to Get Started, Doing Things that Don't Scale, Press (52:13)
Lecture 9 (Tue 9/26) - How to Raise Money (Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Parker Conrad) (50:10)
Lecture 10 (Thu 9/28) - Culture (Brian Chesky, Alfred Lin) (50:25)
Lecture 11 (Tue 10/3) - Hiring and Culture, Part 2 (Patrick and John Collison, Ben Silbermann) (50:36)
Lecture 12 (Thu 10/5) - Building for the Enterprise (Aaron Levie) (46:19)
Lecture 13 (Tue 10/10) - How to be a Great Founder (Reid Hoffman) (49:46)
Lecture 14 (Thu 10/12) - How to Operate (Keith Rabois) (46:38)
Lecture 15 (Tue 10/17) - How to Manage (Ben Horowitz) (49:42)
Lecture 16 (Thu 10/19) - How to Run a User Interview (Emmett Shear) (46:27)
Lecture 17 (Tue 10/24) - How to Design Hardware Products (Hosain Rahman) (47:15)
Lecture 18 (Thu 10/26) - Legal and Accounting Basics for Startups (Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy) (48:18)
Lecture 19 (Tue 10/31) - Sales and Marketing; How to Talk to Investors (Tyler Bosmeny; YC Partners) (48:50)
Lecture 20 (Thu 11/2) - Later-stage Advice (Sam Altman) (48:29)

Accompanying slides for each lecture will also be available

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