Patrick Keys


Patrick KeysPatrick 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.

Financial Interests

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.

Industry Experience

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.

Professional Licenses

Patrick Keys is an associate member of the State Bar of Texas.  Patrick has teaching credentials from Texas Education Agency and California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Formal Education

Patrick Keys researched startup companies for several years at Stanford University.  Patrick has studied for a Master of Laws in Corporate Governance and holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Management.

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