The Commonwealth Club of California hosts an evening forum with alumni of Y Combinator. From the event description:
“Companies like Social Cam, Heyzap and WePay are all very different but have one mighty factor in common000they received their initial green and insider know-how from Y Combinator. Heralded by Wired as the “most prestigious program for budding digital entrepreneurs,” YC utilizes an expert formula of seed funding, peer networking and a three month do-or-die boot camp, to whip it’s mentees into startup shape. But how do the incubator’s graduates fair when the training comes to an end? What is it about this program that turns out such a wide range of wildly successful companies? Join us as some of Y Combinator’s illustrious graduates share stories of how to succeed and fail in the startup community, and the lessons they’ve learned from the most infamous and celebrated incubator in the Valley.”
– Bill Clerico, Founder & CEO, WePay
– Jude Gomila, Co-Founder, HeyZap.com
– Justin Khan, Co-Founder, Justin.tv
– Michael Seibel, CEO, Socialcam
Information and registration here or at 1-408-280-5530.