This Week at YC: Should you start a startup?

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🤔 Should You Start a Startup?
For Startup School, YC Group Partner Harj Taggar shared his advice on the types of people best suited to be startup founders and how to prepare to start a company in the future.
 

🟧 'The market is changing; YC’s terms are not'
Last week at Web Summit, Techcrunch interviewed YC's Geoff Ralston about the past, present and future of Y Combinator.
 

🔎 Finding your next role: AMA with YC Recruiters — Dec 2
Exploring your next career move? Come chat with YC Continuity's Talent team: the recruiters who help our later stage portfolio companies grow their teams. We'll share what we're seeing the tech job market, talk through why it might be interesting to work at a startup, and answer any questions you have about your own career.  

🚀 The Launchpad

Discover new YC companies and products

Café
Paris, France
Social hub for hybrid teams


Marketbase
Remote
Proactively monitor marketplace conversations

Typewise
Zürich, Switzerland
Text prediction API


 
Meet the newest YC companies on Launch YC

🌎 The YC Community

Highlights from our founders
🔥 Top Posts on Hacker News

💼 Jobs at YC Startups

Browse more open roles at workatastartup.com

Full Stack Engineer
London, UK • $95k - $150k • 0.50% - 1.00%
Verdn (YC W22) » An API to bundle trackable climate donations with any transaction

 
Founding Software Engineer
San Francisco, CA / Remote • $70k - $175k • 0.20% - 1.50%
Metriport (YC S22) » Open-source universal API for healthcare data

 
Product Engineer
San Francisco, CA / New York, NY / Remote • $120k - $250k
Fractional (YC W21) » Social platform for fractional ownership of investment properties

 
Staff Data Engineer (Flink)
San Francisco, CA / Seattle, WA / Remote • $100k - $400k • 0.25% - 1.60%
Promoted.ai (YC W21) » Marketplace optimization

 

💸 Money Moves

The latest raises and rounds from YC companies

buildspace (YC S20)
$10M Fundraise • San Francisco, California
Buildspace raises $10M led by a16z to build Hogwarts for builders and dreamers

 
Enode (YC W21)
$15M Series A • Oslo, Norway
2021 Y-Combinator alum Enode plugs into $15 million, eyes U.S. market expansion

 
Doola (YC S20)
$8M Fundraise • New York, New York
Doola nurses new capital for its ‘business in a box’ tool targeting global founders

Perfekto (YC S21)
$1.1M Pre-Seed • Mexico City, Mexico
Perfekto bags $1.1M to find homes for imperfect produce in Mexico

 
Ping (YC S22)
$15M Seed • Miami, Florida
Ping wants to simplify global payments while helping Latin Americans embrace crypto

 
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