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How to Get Into Y Combinator



119 W 24th St
New York, NY 10011
United States


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm


Every year, thousands of startups apply to Y Combinator, hoping to join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, and Reddit. But the application process is tough - 99% of applicants don’t get in. But for accepted applicants, they get into a 3 month program that helps them develop their product, present at Demo Day, and join a community of expert alumni. Thinking about applying? Then join us as Y Combinator alumni share their advice on Tips for the application What to expect in the interview What to focus on when building your startup The value of YC or other accelerators The program and what to expect And more! About the panelists Angel Say is the Co-founder & CEO of InsiteVR (YC W15). InsiteVR is creating an immersive meeting software for architecture, engineering, and construction. Through uploading Navisworks, Revit or Sketchup models, you're able to instantly meet with your project team in VR to catch more errors and reduce rework and change orders. Prior to this, Angel was an Engineering Technologist at Nanotronics Imaging, where he developed a C++ software for hardware control of an automated microscope. Daniel Kobran is the Co-founder of Paperspace (YC W15). Daniel began his career in the architecture and engineering world working at the forefront of an emerging data-driven approach to modeling complex physical structures. Offloading computational workloads to the cloud was an early manifestation of Paperspace. Daniel’s role at the company encompasses business development, operations, and cloud infrastructure. More panelists TBA! Schedule: 6:30 - 6:50: Drinks & Networking 6:50 - 7:50: Panel 7:50 - 8:15: Audience Q&A 8:15 - 9:00: More Drinks & Networking