This Week at YC: Two IPOs In One Day! 🎉

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🚚 Embark Trucks' (W16) Road to IPO
Congratulations Alex, Brandon and the entire team at Embark Trucks on the IPO! From three 19-20-yr.-olds building the first self-driving vehicle in Canada, to building a billion dollar company, YC President Geoff Ralston reflects on Embark's road to IPO.

🧶Weave (W14) Goes Public
Congrats to Brandon, Jordan, Clint, and everyone at Weave on going public! Weave's extraordinary success is a testament to their hard work, resilience, and grit. Read Geoff's story of their journey from YC to public offering.

🆈 Y Combinator is Hiring
YC is hiring across many of our teams, including Admissions, Continuity, Software, People Ops and Finance. Come join our team!

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How my genius roommate changed my perspective (farhadg.com)
The gradual extinction of softness (hippocampusmagazine.com)
Show HN: I'm 48 and finally learning how to be a game developer (apps.apple.com)
We saved millions in SSD costs by upgrading our filesystem (heap.io)
Aaron Swartz Rememberance Day This Monday

Jobs at YC Startups 
• Release (YC W20) Is Hiring a Director of Product Management
• Emerge Tools (YC W21) is hiring to build the future of mobile performance
• Etleap (YC W13) Is Hiring an Integrations Engineer (remote)
• Litnerd (YC S21) Is Hiring a Children's Book Editor
• Talyn Air (YC W20) Is Hiring

From the YC Community
The first ride, by anyone, ever, in a *driverless* robotaxi on the streets of San Francisco - Kyle Vogt (Cruise, W14)
Helion Energy (S14) secures $2.2B to commercialize fusion energy
The Best of SaaS at Y Combinator: A Deep Dive with the CEOs of Gusto, Amplitude and Plangrid
• Podium’s (W16) valuation doubles to $3B in latest round led by YC Continuity
The attributes a successful startup founder must have - Vivian Shen (Juni, W18)
The first ever 3D-printed community. Nacajuca, Mexico. - Brett Hagler (New Story, S15)

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