*Editor’s Note: This video is a bit old, but you get the idea…
Not a VC in the traditional sense, but we consider him to be a thought leader in the space as well as having quite the successful incubator (Y Combinator) that has garnered millions in VC dollars so we think it is more than fair to include him here.
Name: Paul Graham
Company: Y Combinator
Blog: http://paulgraham.com/ (One of our liked blogs!)
Bio: Paul is a founder, a visionary, and a powerful voice in the industry. He founded Viaweb which sold to Yahoo in the late ’90s and has been an active mentor and investor ever since. He co-founded Y Combinator in 2005 and it has become the preeminent startup accelerator in the world. More about him here!
Miscellaneous/Interesting Facts: In addition to his role at YC, his essays have been instrumental in many startups’ early lives. They cover many topics from getting funding, to generating ideas, and even how to grow. We are big fans of YC and his impact on the ecosystem here at C:V.!