Y Combinator

Y Combinator

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

#107 - Vinod Khosla and Sam Altman

Jan 9, 2019

" Vinod Khosla Executing on an ambitious vision is like climbing Mt. Everest"




Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a firm focused on assisting entrepreneurs to build impactful new energy and technology companies. Previously he was the founding CEO of Sun Microsystems, where he pioneered open systems and commercial RISC processors.How to Build the Future is hostedRead more

#129 - Simone Giertz

Jun 5, 2019

" On not feeling guilty about working on fun stuff"



Simone Giertz describes herself as a maker/robotics enthusiast/non-engineer. She’s also known as the Queen of Shitty Robots. She runs a YouTube channel about those robots and is a cohost on Tested with Adam Savage from MythBusters.You can find her on YouTube and on Twitter @SimoneGiertz.She alsoRead more

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#113 - Caterina Fake and Kat Manalac

Feb 21, 2019

"Single biggest factor of a company’s success"



Caterina Fake hosts the podcast Should This Exist? which is about how technology is impacting our humanity. It launches today on iTunes. She also cofounded Flickr, Hunch, and Findery and is an investor at Yes VC.Kat Manalac is a partner at YC.You can find Caterina on Twitter at @Caterina and Kat atRead more

#100 - Sam Altman

Nov 8, 2018

"Purpose and meaning -> humans universals -> personal relationships and creating value for others that’s respected "


Sam Altman expands on ideas that have come up in several of his essays. Specifically: choosing projects, creating value, and finding purpose.Sam’s the president of YC Group and co-chairman of OpenAI. You can find him on Twitter @sama.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.***Topics1:25 - From TheRead more
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