28 Nov '16, 6pm

What Y Combinator can teach a freelancer

Disclaimer: The views in this article in no way represent the views of Y Combinator (YC) or any YC partner. This reflects my personal journey and lessons learned. Thanks to YC for letting me write about my experiences. My company, Rose Rocket , was recently accepted into Y Combinator’s Summer ‘16 batch . It was a life-changing experience, to say the least. It was also one that I downplayed to friends and family during the application and interview process, but one I dearly desired. You see, Y Combinator has a sterling reputation of having funded and helped build some of the biggest startups today — Airbnb, Reddit, Justin.tv, Cruise and Dropbox — to name a few. Y Combinator has a radically different approach on how to build a sustainable business and set yourself up for success. Armed with my new YC wisdom, here’s what I’d tell former “freelancer Justin.” 1. Above all else,...

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