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But Y? Lessons from Y Combinator

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Find out what it means to get accepted into Y Combinator (YC) from a panel of amazing UNSW startups who have been through the iconic program. 

Join us for a light breakfast as UNSW Founders alumni Forage and Workflow86 offer unique perspectives on the YC process: relevant whether you're a startup founder, or someone interested in finding out more.

Y Combinator is a global startup accelerator which has helped the likes of Stripe, AirBnB, and DropBox reach unicorn status. Since 2005 they’ve invested in over 3,500 companies with a combined valuation nearing $1T.

Get the inside information on how these companies got selected, what it means to join a global accelerator and how these founders are finding success.

Note: this is an in-person-only event with limited space available.

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  • We're keeping it COVID-safe: if you are feeling unwell on the day, please do not attend. 

Meet The Panelists:

Pasha Rayan (Co-Founder and CTO of Forage) - Forage creates virtual experience programs to bridge the gap between the world of learning and work. Forage’s 1.8million candidates are better prepared for the workplace and 4x more likely to be hired. (Y Combinator W19 Cohort)

Aaron Tran (Founder and CEO of Workflow86) - Workflow86 is a no code platform that allows users to automate complex workflows. It allows operation playbooks and business processes to be shared and scaled with ease. (Y Combinator W22 Cohort)

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