Justin Kan has been a co-founder of no less than three YC companies: Kiko, Justin.tv, and Exec. He’s also been involved with the founding of Justin.tv spin-off Twitch.tv and Socialcam. Beyond all that, Mr. Kan is a partner and part-time advisor at Y Combinator. I wrote about Exec after it’s expansion to San Diego. Exec grew […]
Over 11,000 people have applied to be Exec contractors, says Justin Kan in a talk with TechCrunch’s Jordan Crook. Exec’s vision is being able to easily solve all of consumers’ local services problems. Mr. Kan says Exec’s biggest challenges in fulfilling that vision primarily involve the logistics of building a service that scales and consumers enjoy.
Exec is an errand running service that provides companies and individuals access to on-demand personal assistants (for delivery, furniture assembly, research, etc). Exec now has a workforce of about 300 people and has served on the order of 10,000 customers since launching a year ago with YC Winter 2012. TechCrunch’s Anthony Ha recently spoke with Exec founder […]
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 […]