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Y Combinator & Alley present: A Look Inside YC

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Alley powered by Verizon NYC

119 W 24th Street

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011

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We're excited to be sitting down with YC’s CEO, Michael Seibel and YC partner, Jared Friedman, in an exclusive discussion in our brand new Alley powered by Verizon floor in our Chelsea flagship. We'll be diving deeper into how to build and scale a successful startup, keys skills that founders should focus on, and what their team looks for in companies. Don't miss out, we'll see you there!

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  • 6:30pm: Pre-Event Happy Hour

  • 7:00pm: Conversation w/ Michael and Jared

  • 8:00pm: Audience Q+A

  • 8:30pm: Post-Event Reception

About Michael Seibel:

  • Michael is currently the full-time partner and CEO of the YC accelerator program. Previously, he was a co-founder and CEO of Justin.tv from 2007 - 2011 and the co-founder and CEO of Socialcam in 2012. During 2012, Socialcam participated in Y Combinator, raised angel financing from a group of amazing investors, and sold to Autodesk Inc. for $60m. In 2014 Justin.tv became Twitch Interactive and under the leadership of Emmett Shear and Kevin Lin sold to Amazon for $970m. Before getting into tech, Michael spent a year as the finance director for a US Senate campaign and before that, graduated from Yale University with a Bachelors degree in political science. Today he spends the large majority of his free time cooking, reading, traveling and going for long drives.


About Jared Friedman:


  • Jared Friedman was cofounder of Scribd, which was funded by Y Combinator in 2006 and grew to be one of the top 100 sites on the web. Jared previously worked at a pioneering AI company and studied computer science at Harvard.




Moderated by: Mark Peter Davis, Managing Partner at Interplay Ventures

About Mark: As the Managing Partner of Interplay Ventures, Mark has cofounded, incubated and invested in more than 50 companies. Prior to that, Mark was a VC at High Peaks Venture Partners and DFJ Gotham Ventures. He's also the Author of The Fundraising Rules and the Founder of the Columbia Venture Community, the Duke Venture Community, and the New York Venture Community.

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