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Learn about creating a startup from the accelerator that launched Airbnb, Reddit and Dropbox

January 4, 2017

Toron­to, ON – Since 2005, Y Com­bi­na­tor (YC) has launched 1,200 star­tups which have a com­bined val­u­a­tion of over $65 bil­lion. With­out the help of this seed accel­er­a­tor, com­pa­nies such as Door­Dash, Code Acad­e­my and Thalmic Labs would have been lost.

On Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 20, 2017, YC will be inau­gu­rat­ing Accel­er­a­tor Week­end with a pan­el led by their team of advi­sors, alum­ni and part­ners. Hear their sto­ries, ask ques­tions, and find out what it’s real­ly like to cre­ate a start­up. All are wel­come to attend!

The pan­elists are:

Yuri Sagalov- UofT Engi­neer­ing alum­nus, founder of Ami­um and part­ner at YC
Kat Mañalac- Direc­tor of Out­reach and part­ner at YC
Ado­ra Che­ung- Founder of Home­joy and part­ner at YC

Event Details:
What: Y Com­bi­na­tor Pre­sen­ta­tion & Pan­el
When: Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 20, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Where: Med­ical Sci­ences Build­ing, Room 2158, 1 King’s Col­lege Cir­cle, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, ON M5S 1A8

Media are asked to kind­ly RSVP to Mari­am.

Mari­am Karim