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Y Combinator at UChicago

How do you come up with an idea?
What does a great founding team look like?
How do you raise money from investors?

Join Y Combinator partners and alumni for a talk and Q&A. Hear their stories and find out what it’s really like to start a startup. Lunch will be served.

About Y Combinator //
Y Combinator is a startup fund based in Mountain View, CA. In 2005, Y Combinator developed a new model of startup funding. Twice a year they invest a small amount of money in a large number of startups. The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, and the YC partners work closely with each company to get them into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each batch culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their companies to a carefully selected audience of investors. Y Combinator has invested in over 1,464 companies including Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, Reddit, Ginkgo Bioworks, and Coinbase. The combined valuation of YC companies is over $80B.

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