May 9, 2018 By: Meir

How We Work

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  • May 9, 2018 By: Meir

    What We Bring

      Executive Networks and Expert Advice With partner relationships that offer access to capital networks and expert entrepreneurial advice, LabCoNYC prioritizes incredible mentorship for the entire team of its closely-held companies.  Unparalleled access to an executive roster representing the best in FinTech gives those that work with LabCo an irreplaceable  advantage.        Dynamic Work […]

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  • May 9, 2018 By: Meir

    What You Bring

        The Start-Up Gene At LabCo, we believe success requires a solid work ethic, project leadership, and relentless commitment. You bring these qualities and more – including a strong adherence to the lean start-up approach. This means comfort in rapid iteration, feedback acceptance and an eye always towards innovation.      A Two-pronged Focus […]

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  • May 2, 2017 By: admin

    The Equity Equation

    An investor wants to give you money for a certain percentage of your startup. Should you take it? You’re about to hire your first employee. How much stock should you give him? These are some of the hardest questions founders face. And yet both have the same answer: 1/(1 – n) Whenever you’re trading stock […]

  • May 2, 2017 By: admin

    Why to Not Not Start a Startup

    We’ve now been doing Y Combinator long enough to have some data about success rates. Our first batch, in the summer of 2005, had eight startups in it. Of those eight, it now looks as if at least four succeeded. Three have been acquired: Reddit was a merger of two, Reddit and Infogami, and a […]

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  • May 2, 2017 By: admin

    Hiring is Obsolete

    The three big powers on the Internet now are Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft. Average age of their founders: 24. So it is pretty well established now that grad students can start successful companies. And if grad students can do it, why not undergrads? Like everything else in technology, the cost of starting a startup has […]

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  • May 2, 2017 By: admin

    Do Things that Don’t Scale

    One of the most common types of advice we give at Y Combinator is to do things that don’t scale. A lot of would-be founders believe that startups either take off or don’t. You build something, make it available, and if you’ve made a better mousetrap, people beat a path to your door as promised. […]

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