Patrick Keys edits Y Combinator Universe, an independent resource of news and information about startups, technology, and popular culture. Patrick Keys has been featured in mainstream news, business journals, and technical publications. Patrick’s work has appeared in places like Business Insider, San Francisco Chronicle, and even TMZ.
Patrick has no financial interest in any company mentioned, unless otherwise stated. He also receives no consideration from any company, unless otherwise stated. Opinions expressed by Patrick Keys are his own and do not necessarily represent those of anyone else.
Patrick has more than twenty years of real-world experience following the high-tech industry. He was on the Internet with the original graphical web browsers in the early 1990’s. Patrick lived in San Francisco at the height of the dot-com era. Patrick incorporated his first start-up, Transtelligent, at the age of 18 in 1999. Transtelligent was a full-service systems integrator and consulting firm for businesses in a variety of industries.
Patrick Keys is an associate member of the State Bar of Texas and almost a lawyer. Patrick is currently finishing a Juris Doctor law degree and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Management from University of Houston. Patrick spent several years researching startup companies at Stanford University. He also has teaching credentials from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Texas Education Agency.