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Startup School Radio

Startup School Radio is a weekly broadcast where you'll hear Aaron Harris, a partner at Y Combinator, get stories and practical advice from founders and investors. Learn how they got started, what went wrong, what surprised them, and what happened as their companies grew.Originally broadcast on Sirius XM's Business Radio powered by the Wharton school on Sirius 111.

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Startup School Episode 35: Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham

Aaron Harris interviews Paul Graham, author and co-founder of Y Combinator

53mins

10 Feb 2016

Rank #1

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Episode 33: Y Combinator on Formation and Fundraising

In this episode of Startup School Radio, Y Combinator's legal and finance leads Kirsty Nathoo, Jonathan Levy and Carolynn Levy detail the key basics of forming and funding companies.

53mins

27 Jan 2016

Rank #2

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Startup School Radio Ep. 24: Sam Altman And Aarjav Trivedi

Episode 24 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator. Also on the show: Aarjav Trivedi, founder of ridecell

53mins

12 Nov 2015

Rank #3

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Startup School Radio Episode 44: Docker founder Solomon Hykes

In this episode of Startup School Radio, Y Combinator partner and host Kat Manalac interviews Solomon Hykes, the founder of Docker

54mins

9 May 2016

Rank #4

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Startup School Radio Episode 43: AltSchool founder Max Ventilla

In this episode of Startup School Radio, Y Combinator partner Aaron Harris interviews Max Ventilla, the founder of AltSchool.

53mins

22 Apr 2016

Rank #5

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Startup School Radio Ep. 23: Jessica Livingston & Zenflow

Episode 23 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Jessica Livingston, cofounder of and Partner at Y Combinator. Also on the show: Nick Damiano and Shreya Mehta from Zenflow.

53mins

4 Nov 2015

Rank #6

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Startup School Radio Ep. 41: Plaid cofounder Zach Perret, Scribd cofounder Jared Friedman

In this episode of Startup School Radio, Y Combinator partners Aaron Harris and Kat Manalac interview Plaid cofounder Zach Perret, and Scribd cofounder and YC partner Jared Friedman

53mins

7 Apr 2016

Rank #7

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Startup School Radio Episode 42: Gigster co-founders Roger Dickey & Debo Olaosebikan

In this episode of Y Combinator's Startup School Radio, host Kat Manalac interviews Gigster co-founders Roger Dickey and Debo Olaosebikan

53mins

15 Apr 2016

Rank #8

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Startup School Radio Episode 37: Weebly founder David Rusenko

In this episode of Startup School Radio, co-hosts and Y Combinator partners Aaron Harris and Kat Manalac interview Weebly founder David Rusenko.

53mins

3 Mar 2016

Rank #9

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Startup School Radio Episode 39: Segment founder Peter Reinhardt, Mattermark CEO Danielle Morrill

In this episode of Y Combinator's Startup School Radio, we interview Segment founder Peter Reinhardt and Mattermark founder Danielle Morrill.

53mins

17 Mar 2016

Rank #10

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Startup School Radio Ep. 25: Elad Gil

Episode 25 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Elad Gil, the founder of Color Genomics. They talk about Elad's path from academia to startups, the early days of mobile, and starting a companies in widely disparate fields.

53mins

19 Nov 2015

Rank #11

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Startup School Ep. 28: LendUp's Jacob Rosenberg, Triplebyte's Harj Taggar

Episode 28 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Jacob Rosenberg, the co-founder of LendUp, and Harjeet Taggar, the co-founder of Triplebyte

53mins

9 Dec 2015

Rank #12

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Startup School Ep. 27: OrderAhead's Jeff Byun, Digital Ocean's Mitch Wainer

Episode 27 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Jeff Byun, the co-founder of OrderAhead, and Mitch Wainer, the co-founder of Digital Ocean

53mins

11 Dec 2015

Rank #13

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Startup School Radio Ep. 21: Ryan Petersen & Ooshma Garg

Episode 21 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Ryan Petersen, founder of Flexport. Also on the show: Ooshma Garg, founder of Gobble.

53mins

22 Oct 2015

Rank #14

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Startup School Radio Ep. 20: Prayag Narula & Jason Tan

Episode 20 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Prayag Narula, cofounder of LeadGenius. Also on the show: Jason Tan, cofounder and CEO of Sift Science.

53mins

14 Oct 2015

Rank #15

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Episode 32: Chris Finneral of SketchDeck, Diego Saez Gil of BlueSmart

In Episode 32 of Y Combinator's Startup School Radio, host Aaron Harris interviews SketchDeck founder Chris Finneral and BlueSmart founder Diego Saez Bil

53mins

20 Jan 2016

Rank #16

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Startup School Radio Ep. 17: Michael Seibel & Wade Foster

Episode 17 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews YC partner Michael Seibel. Also on the show: Wade Foster, cofounder and CEO of Zapier.

53mins

16 Sep 2015

Rank #17

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Startup School Ep. 26: Bark & Co with Henrik Werdelin, Carly Strife, and Matt Meeker

Episode 26 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Henrik Werdelin, Carly Strife, and Matt Meeker, the founders of Bark & Co.

53mins

2 Dec 2015

Rank #18

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Startup School Radio Ep. 19: Tyler Bosmany & Jason Freedman

Episode 19 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Tyler Bosmenay, cofounder of Clever. Also on the show: Jason Freedman, founder and CEO of 42floors.

53mins

30 Sep 2015

Rank #19

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Startup School Radio Episode 40: Zesty CEO David Langer, New Story Charity CEO Brett Hagler

In this episode of Startup School Radio, host Aaron Harris interviews Zesty founder and CEO David Langer and New Story Charity founder and CEO Brett Hagler

53mins

31 Mar 2016

Rank #20