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Conversation with YCombinator's CEO

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Conversation with YCombinator's CEO
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:00am
Michael Seibel (CEO, YCombinator)
Abstract / Description: 

The Society of Black Scientists and Engineers (SBSE) has partnered with YCombinator to offer this event with Michael Seibel to the broader Stanford community. Zoom to hear from Michael, YC's CEO, and engage in conversation with him.

Part 2:
office hours event will be held August 6 from 2-4pm PT and more information regarding that will be available after this discussion; sign up here.


Join us for a talk with Y Combinator partner and CEO Michael Seibel. Before YC, Michael was the co-founder and CEO of (which later became Twitch and sold to Amazon for $1B), and Socialcam. Michael will cover some of the myths that exist around starting startups, what you should do while you're still in school if you want to start a company, and he'll talk about how YC can help you get started. He'll also spend time answering your questions.

Bio: Michael Seibel is the CEO and a Partner at Y Combinator. Michael Seibel was the co-founder and CEO and Socialcam. Socialcam sold to Autodesk in 2012 and under the leadership of Emmett Shear, became and sold to Amazon in 2014. Before getting into startups, he spent a year as the finance director for a US Senate campaign and in 2005, Michael graduated from Yale University with a BA in political science.