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  1. The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator
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  2. The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I've been a long time Hacker News (YC) reader, and when I saw this book for sale I immediately purchased it, although, to be honest, I didn't have high hopes for the content. I figured that since I'm already extremely familiar with the YC stories, this book would be more of the same.

Luckily, I was completely wrong.

This book is a MUST READ for any programmers, entrepreneurs, and aspiring business people hoping to start their own company, work hard, and build something great.

This book is essentially an accounting of the experiences of a particular YC group. The book talks about:

- How YC works.
- Who the founders are (what are their backgrounds, how did they meet their co-founders, what are their personalities like?).
- How these companies got into the program.
- What advice is offered to the companies when they first get started.
- How the companies cycle through ideas, trying to find a perfect business niche to... Read more
This is an excellent book about what seems to me an amazing organization. Paul Graham must be a rare human being and what he and his colleagues have created speaks brightly from within the lines of this book. The Renaissance has moved to California!
This book is an excellent account of the journey that a batch of y-combinator startups take as they progress through the program. No part of this book was boring. Maybe the reason that I liked it so much is because I am interested in startups and technology, but I do think that it would be interesting to a wider audience than just techies. The author recounts conversations, has organized the book very well, and draws interesting conclusions. Highly recommend.
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