Y Combinator Startup Course

Y Combinator, Stanford University

Date Lecturer Topic
9/23/14 Sam Altman,President, Y Combinator
Dustin Moskovitz,Cofounder, Facebook, Cofounder, Asana, Cofounder, Good Ventures
Welcome, and Ideas, Products, Teams and Execution Part IWhy to Start a Startup
9/25/14 Sam Altman,President, Y Combinator Ideas, Products, Teams and Execution Part II
9/30/14 Paul Graham,Founder, Y Combinator Before the Startup
10/2/14 Adora Cheung,Founder, Homejoy Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing
10/7/14 Peter Thiel,Founder, Paypal, Founder, Palantir, and Founder, Founders Fund Competition is For Losers
10/9/14 Alex Schultz, VP Growth, Facebook Growth
10/14/14 Kevin Hale,Founder, Wufoo and Partner, Y Combinator How to Build Products Users Love
10/16/14 Walker Williams,Founder, Teespring
Justin Kan,Founder, Twitch and Partner, Y Combinator
Stanley Tang,Founder, DoorDash
Doing Things That Don’t ScalePRHow to Get Started
10/21/14 Marc Andreessen,Founder, Andreessen Horowitz and Founder, Netscape
Ron Conway,Founder, SV Angel
Parker Conrad,Founder, Zenefits
How to Raise Money
10/23/14 Alfred Lin, Former COO, Zappos and Partner, Sequoia Capital
Brian Chesky,Founder, Airbnb
10/28/14 Patrick Collison,Co-Founder, Stripe
John Collison, Co-Founder, Stripe
Ben Silbermann,Founder & CEO, Pinterest
Hiring and Culture, Part II
10/30/14 Aaron Levie,Founder, Box Building for the Enterprise
11/4/14 Reid Hoffman,Partner, Greylock Ventures and Founder, LinkedIn How To Be A Great Founder
11/6/14 Keith Rabois,Partner, Khosla Ventures How to Operate
11/11/14 Ben Horowitz,Founder, Andreessen Horowitz, and Founder, and Opsware How to Manage
11/13/14 Emmett Shear,Founder and CEO, Twitch How to Run a User Interview
11/18/14 Hosain Rahman,Founder, Jawbone How to Design Hardware Products
11/20/14 Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy,Partners, Y Combinator Legal and Accounting Basics for Startups
12/2/14 Tyler Bosmeny,Founder and CEO, Clever
Michael Seibel,Partner, Y Combinator
Qasar Younis, Dalton Caldwell,Partners, Y Combinator
Sales and MarketingHow to Talk to InvestorsInvestor Meeting Roleplaying
12/4/14 Sam Altman,President, Y Combinator Later-Stage Advice