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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.

Contact:
Mariam Karim
Mariam.Karim@uofthatchery.ca
416-946-4024