Hipmunk Discusses Its Travel Plans

Hipmunk has done quite well since going through YC Summer 2010.  The company has raised over 20 million dollars, has more than 30 employees, and continues to improve its core service of simplifying search for flights and hotels. Adam Goldstein, co-founder and CEO, recently talked with TechCrunch about Deals, which is Hipmunk’s newest product that enables people to […]

37 YC Startups Valued Over $40m Revisited

37 YC Funded Companies Valued Over $40m is a post I wrote about a month ago.  Six of the 37 companies valued over $40 million dollars were exits.  I omitted any guess as to the remaining 31 companies.  Since writing that, I’ve noted exits of seven additional companies.  I’ve also done some quick research as to […]

Y Combinator Gains Five New Partners, IPO Experience

Y Combinator has added four new part-time partners, one new full-time partner, and a full-time partner is reducing his role to part-time.  That’s all according to a post on the official Y Combinator blog at Posthaven.  Three of these new advisors have previously founded YC-funded startups.  One of the new advisors is the first YC […]

Who Is Y Combinator

Below are the Y Combinator partners, the people that decide YC applications and advise startups.  In addition to these people, YC alumni also frequently sit in on interviews and influence the decision-making process. Partners That Advise Full-Time Name Description Paul Graham Paul Graham is a programmer, venture capitalist, and essayist. He is known for his […]


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Hipmunk is building better interfaces for searching, browsing, and filtering your flight search results. Most flight search sites haven't changed in years. They have a intimidating search page and endless pages of flight results. Finding the right flight often takes all afternoon - or all week. At Hipmunk, we make your experience a lot better.