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Y Combinator

By Y Combinator

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

  1. 1.
    #139 - Jay Reno08/14/2019
    38:40
  2. 2.
    #138 - Russ Roberts08/07/2019
    59:47
  3. 3.
    #137 - Startup School Podcast Preview with Kevin Hale07/31/2019
    27:13
  4. 4.
    #136 - Anu Hariharan on Managing a Board07/24/2019
    35:19
  5. 5.
    #135 - Camille Fournier07/17/2019
    49:38
  6. 6.
    #134 - Sarah Nahm and Holly Liu07/10/2019
    58:35
  7. 7.
    #133 - Updates for Startup School 2019 and Office Hours with Kevin Hale07/03/2019
    54:30
  8. 8.
    #132 - Dan Hockenmaier and Gustaf Alströmer06/26/2019
    1:01:32
  1. 9.
    #131 - Jeremy Rossmann06/19/2019
    42:37
  2. 10.
    #130 - Tracy Young and Kat Manalac06/12/2019
    50:26
  3. 11.
    #129 - Simone Giertz06/05/2019
    49:46
  4. 12.
    #128 - Michael Babineau and Kevin Hale05/29/2019
    56:10
  5. 13.
    #127 - Vidit Aatrey and Adora Cheung05/22/2019
    50:27
  6. 14.
    #126 - Chris Best and Jonathan Gill05/15/2019
    49:29
  7. 15.
    #125 - Brian Halligan and Kevin Hale05/08/2019
    46:31
  8. 16.
    #124 - Jarvis Johnson05/01/2019
    1:04:35
  9. 17.
    #123 - Harry Zhang and Kevin Hale04/24/2019
    41:03
  10. 18.
    #122 - Max Rhodes and Anu Hariharan04/17/2019
    47:59
  11. 19.
    #121 - David Lieb and Gustaf Alströmer04/10/2019
    56:56
  12. 20.
    #120 - Austen Allred04/03/2019
    1:00:39
  13. 21.
    #119 - Amy Buechler and Michael Seibel03/27/2019
    53:30
  14. 22.
    #118 - Marques Brownlee03/21/2019
    52:26
  15. 23.
    #117 - Craig Cannon and Adora Cheung03/13/2019
    1:07:35
  16. 24.
    #116 - Domonique Fines and Cadran Cowansage03/11/2019
    21:42
  17. 25.
    #115 - Mike Knoop and Kevin Hale03/06/2019
    1:03:55
  18. 26.
    #114 - Karn Saroya02/27/2019
    34:47
  19. 27.
    #113 - Caterina Fake and Kat Manalac02/21/2019
    57:35
  20. 28.
    #112 - Ryan Hoover and Dalton Caldwell02/15/2019
    50:51
  21. 29.
    #111 - Jake Klamka and Kevin Hale02/06/2019
    48:44
  22. 30.
    #110 - Avni Patel Thompson and Kat Manalac01/30/2019
    52:52
  23. 31.
    #109 - Samantha Bradshaw01/23/2019
    34:04
  24. 32.
    #108 - Cindy Mi and Qi Lu01/16/2019
    59:09
  25. 33.
    #107 - Vinod Khosla and Sam Altman01/09/2019
    35:15
  26. 34.
    #106 - Frank Lantz12/20/2018
    1:09:36
  27. 35.
    #105 - Reham Fagiri and Kalam Dennis12/14/2018
    55:24
  28. 36.
    #104 - Leonard Susskind12/06/2018
    1:06:38
  29. 37.
    #103 - Michael Seibel11/28/2018
    58:03
  30. 38.
    #102 - Andrew Kortina11/20/2018
    1:09:38
  31. 39.
    #101 - Brian Donohue11/14/2018
    1:08:24
  32. 40.
    #100 - Sam Altman11/08/2018
    36:12
  33. 41.
    #99 - Laura Deming10/23/2018
    1:09:49
  34. 42.
    #98 - Shola Akinlade10/16/2018
    56:35
  35. 43.
    #97 - David Hua and Vincent Ning10/11/2018
    1:04:33
  36. 44.
    #96 - Mathilde Collin10/03/2018
    48:42
  37. 45.
    #95 - Eli Schwartz09/27/2018
    52:19
  38. 46.
    #94 - Joan Lasenby09/17/2018
    51:14
  39. 47.
    #93 - Peter Reinhardt09/06/2018
    49:07
  40. 48.
    #92 - Ryan Petersen08/30/2018
    59:29
  41. 49.
    #91 - David Zeevi08/22/2018
    57:28
  42. 50.
    #90 - Jessica Brillhart08/16/2018
    58:28
  43. 51.
    #89 - Geoff Ralston and Adora Cheung Discuss Startup School08/07/2018
    26:06
  44. 52.
    #88 - Office Hours with Michael Seibel08/03/2018
    51:50
  45. 53.
    #87 - Elad Gil07/27/2018
    43:19
  46. 54.
    #86 - Jocko Willink and Mike Sarraille07/20/2018
    1:24:37
  47. 55.
    #85 - YC Partner AMA at the Female Founders Conference07/11/2018
    24:34
  48. 56.
    #84 - João Batalha and Luís Batalha07/06/2018
    1:14:10
  49. 57.
    #83 - Scott Aaronson06/29/2018
    1:14:59
  50. 58.
    #82 - Henrique Dubugras of Brex and Anu Hariharan06/27/2018
    43:22
  51. 59.
    #81 - Announcing Work at a Startup06/22/2018
    26:22
  52. 60.
    #80 - Office Hours with Adora Cheung06/13/2018
    1:01:59
  53. 61.
    #79 - Liz Wessel05/31/2018
    48:21
  54. 62.
    #78 - Simon Benjamin05/25/2018
    1:19:16
  55. 63.
    #77 - John Preskill05/16/2018
    1:33:47
  56. 64.
    #76 - Carola Schönlieb05/09/2018
    41:51
  57. 65.
    #75 - Sean Mitchell05/04/2018
    1:03:19
  58. 66.
    #74 - Linda Xie and Avichal Garg05/02/2018
    50:08
  59. 67.
    #73 - Patrick Moberg and Holly Liu04/27/2018
    56:02
  60. 68.
    #72 - Miles Brundage and Tim Hwang04/25/2018
    46:25
  61. 69.
    #71 - Claire McDonnell and Jennifer Kim on Building an Inclusive Company Culture04/20/2018
    45:13
  62. 70.
    #70 - CoinList Cofounder Andy Bromberg and Ramon Recuero04/18/2018
    53:58
  63. 71.
    #69 - Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe and Sam Altman04/13/2018
    28:57
  64. 72.
    #68 - Cost vs Quality in Edtech - Keith Schacht, Avichal Garg, and Geoff Ralston04/06/2018
    55:08
  65. 73.
    #67 - 3D Home Printing for the Developing World - Alexandria Lafci and Brett Hagler of New Story Charity04/04/2018
    1:02:44
  66. 74.
    #66 - Breaking Down HackerRank's Survey of 40,000 Developers with Vivek Ravisankar03/30/2018
    53:51
  67. 75.
    #65 - Funding Is an Outcome of Building a Good Business - Porter Braswell of Jopwell03/21/2018
    50:14
  68. 76.
    #64 - Researching Psilocybin's Effects on Depression - Dr. Rosalind Watts03/15/2018
    53:45
  69. 77.
    #63 - The Number One Goal is Getting Started - Avni Patel Thompson of Poppy03/02/2018
    47:56
  70. 78.
    #62 - Dan Lewis, CEO of Convoy, on the Future of Freight02/28/2018
    52:09
  71. 79.
    #61 - Sam Altman on Masters of Scale02/22/2018
    58:30
  72. 80.
    #60 - Startup Investor School Preview with Geoff Ralston02/07/2018
    38:43
  73. 81.
    #59 - Providing Fair Financial Products for the 56% of the US Without Access to Them - Jake Rosenberg of LendUp01/31/2018
    33:54
  74. 82.
    #58 - It's Surprising How Much Small Teams Can Get Done - Sam Chaudhary of ClassDojo01/24/2018
    1:00:17
  75. 83.
    #57 - Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media01/17/2018
    51:32
  76. 84.
    #56 - Leah Culver of Breaker and Tom Sparks of YC Answer Your Questions About Security and Podcasting01/05/2018
    58:24
  77. 85.
    #55 - Tim Urban of Wait But Why01/03/2018
    55:24
  78. 86.
    #54 - Growth Office Hours: Round 212/15/2017
    1:00:22
  79. 87.
    #53 - Be Wary of Solving a Small, Rare Problem - Des Traynor of Intercom12/13/2017
    1:09:54
  80. 88.
    #52 - Making Physical Retail as Easy as Opening an Online Store - Ali Kriegsman and Alana Branston of Bulletin12/08/2017
    42:38
  81. 89.
    #51 - There's an Art to Getting Brilliant People to Surprise Themselves - Kevin Slavin of The Shed12/06/2017
    1:02:45
  82. 90.
    #50 - Growth Office Hours with Anu Hariharan and Gustaf Alstromer12/01/2017
    33:15
  83. 91.
    #49 - Microbes, Robots, and Ambition - Robin Sloan on His Novel Sourdough11/29/2017
    57:33
  84. 92.
    #48 - The Future of Bike Sharing with Ofo Cofounder Yanqi Zhang and Anu Hariharan11/17/2017
    35:55
  85. 93.
    #47 - Baidu's COO, Qi Lu Discusses AI with Daniel Gross11/15/2017
    1:02:13
  86. 94.
    #46 - Tencent's Chief eXploration Officer, David Wallerstein on WeChat, QQ, and Gaming11/10/2017
    58:43
  87. 95.
    #45 - Building Dota Bots That Beat Pros - OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Szymon Sidor, and Sam Altman11/08/2017
    1:00:37
  88. 96.
    #44 - Cindy Mi on Building VIPKID, the World's Largest English Learning Platform for Children11/03/2017
    33:19
  89. 97.
    #43 - Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett on Live Video's Struggle for Interestingness11/01/2017
    1:02:52
  90. 98.
    #42 - Robotics and 3D Printing with Voodoo Manufacturing10/26/2017
    50:10
  91. 99.
    #41 - Experiments in Art and Technology with Artforum Editor Michelle Kuo10/18/2017
    1:03:03
  92. 100.
    #40 - Content Marketing Tips from Experts at First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz10/13/2017
    1:12:07
  93. 101.
    #39 - Mr. Robot's Technical Producer and Writer - Kor Adana10/11/2017
    59:20
  94. 102.
    #38 - The More You Communicate with Users, the Higher Chance You'll Build Something They Want - Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt10/04/2017
    49:21
  95. 103.
    #37 - Don't Start a Blog, Start a Cult - Mr. Money Mustache09/27/2017
    53:11
  96. 104.
    #36 - Your Whole Goal Is to Not Quit - Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers09/22/2017
    1:00:20
  97. 105.
    #35 - The Technical Challenges of Measuring Gravitational Waves - Rana Adhikari of LIGO09/15/2017
    1:18:36
  98. 106.
    #34 - Elizabeth Iorns on Biotech Companies in YC09/13/2017
    41:30
  99. 107.
    #33 - The Challenges a Repeat Founder Faces09/08/2017
    48:54
  100. 108.
    #32 - Hosain Rahman on The "Defibrillator Experiences" of Jawbone09/06/2017
    29:57
  101. 109.
    #31 - Spotting Ecommerce Trends in Shipping Data – Laura Behrens Wu09/01/2017
    43:33
  102. 110.
    #30 - Artist Lauren McCarthy Will Be Your Home's Brain08/29/2017
    49:33
  103. 111.
    #29 - Jack Dorsey On The Books That Helped Him Succeed08/25/2017
    29:12
  104. 112.
    #28 - Prerequisites for Starting a Company - Phil Libin08/23/2017
    28:34
  105. 113.
    #27 - The CEO Who Pays Employees to De-Locate From the Bay08/18/2017
    44:58
  106. 114.
    #26 - Founders of Science Exchange, Goldbely, and The Flex Company Discuss Fundraising08/16/2017
    27:35
  107. 115.
    #25 - Baidu's AI Lab Director on Advancing Speech Recognition and Simulation08/11/2017
    30:50
  108. 116.
    #24 - Padmasree Warrior on Designing Autonomous Vehicles - With Anu Hariharan at the Female Founders Conference08/09/2017
    21:50
  109. 117.
    #23 - VMware Cofounder Diane Greene with Jessica Livingston at the Female Founders Conference08/04/2017
    24:30
  110. 118.
    #22 - Morgan DeBaun on Reaching 20M Millennials - With Kat Manalac at the Female Founders Conference08/02/2017
    26:19
  111. 119.
    #21 - Emily Weiss on the Insights That Grew Glossier - With Amy Buechler at the Female Founders Conference07/26/2017
    27:14
  112. 120.
    #20 - Making Music and Art Through Machine Learning - Doug Eck of Magenta07/21/2017
    44:17
  113. 121.
    #19 - Blockchain Investing - Olaf Carlson-Wee and Aaron Harris07/19/2017
    53:27
  114. 122.
    #18 - Q&A with YC Partners at the Female Founders Conference07/14/2017
    22:13
  115. 123.
    #17 - Aileen Lee and Kirsty Nathoo at the Female Founders Conference07/12/2017
    26:50
  116. 124.
    #16 - Mark Zuckerberg on How to Build the Future07/07/2017
    25:50
  117. 125.
    #15 - IPFS, CoinList, and the Filecoin ICO - Juan Benet and Dalton Caldwell06/30/2017
    2:14:16
  118. 126.
    #14 - Ex Machina's Scientific Advisor - Murray Shanahan06/28/2017
    52:58
  119. 127.
    #13 - Scaling Growth - Gustaf Alstromer, Ed Baker, and Josh Elman06/23/2017
    34:57
  120. 128.
    #12 - How Should Business Schools Prepare Students for Startups? - Jeff Bussgang and Michael Seibel06/21/2017
    33:52
  121. 129.
    #11 - At The Intersection of AI, Governments, and Google - Tim Hwang06/16/2017
    39:14
  122. 130.
    #10 - Office Hours with Ali Rowghani06/14/2017
    24:28
  123. 131.
    #9 - Sam Altman and Reid Hoffman - From Startup to Scaleup06/09/2017
    40:56
  124. 132.
    #8 - Rick and Morty Writer - Ryan Ridley06/07/2017
    52:39
  125. 133.
    #7 - Jessica Livingston on How to Build the Future05/31/2017
    36:35
  126. 134.
    #6 - Office Hours with Kat Manalac05/24/2017
    28:05
  127. 135.
    #5 - An AI Primer with Wojciech Zaremba05/15/2017
    55:16
  128. 136.
    #4 - Elon Musk on How to Build the Future05/15/2017
    21:36
  129. 137.
    #3 - The Technical Advisor for Silicon Valley on HBO - Ed McManus05/15/2017
    33:32
  130. 138.
    #2 - Network Effects with Anu Hariharan05/15/2017
    35:20
  131. 139.
    #1 - Hiring Engineers with Ammon Bartram05/15/2017
    42:29

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