Nail your YC application

Make your application stand out and crush it in your interview with 1:1 advice from Y Combinator-backed founders.

Bryan Wilcox

starting at $50

Bryan Wilcox

Co-founder & CTO – Tovala,
Y Combinator Alum

Technical and
hardware advice

Bryan Wilcox is a co-founder and the former CTO of Tovala, a food-tech company that saves people time with a smart oven and paired meal service. Tovala has raised $70M in...

  • Connect with Bryan and get advice on building hardware companies

  • Discuss how to build products, scale manufacturing, grow partnerships

  • Get Bryan's advice tailored to your needs

Wil Eyi

starting at $10

Wil Eyi

CEO & Co-founder – Toolbox,
Y Combinator Alum

Fintech and
growth advice

Wil Eyi is the CEO and co-founder of Toolbox, a Y Combinator-backed startup building a vertical Fintech platform. The company has raised $18M in debt and equity. Prior to...

  • Connect with Wil and get advice on building a fintech startup

  • Discuss how to raise capital, find product market fit and accelerate growth

  • Get Wil's advice tailored to your needs

Praful Mathur

starting at $20

Praful Mathur

Founder & CEO – Sarama,
Y Combinator Alum

AI & deeptech
advice

Praful Mathur is the founder and CEO of Sarama, a deeptech startup that uses AI to determine intent from barks i.e. crude translation. He was previously the co-founder a...

  • Connect with Praful and get tech advice for your startup

  • Discuss how to develop products, scale product development, acquire your first customers

  • Get Praful's advice tailored to your needs

Hamilton Chan

starting at $250

Hamilton Chan

CEO – Coaching for Startups,
Y Combinator Alum

Startup coaching
and tactical advice

Hamilton Chan is the CEO of Coaching for Startups. He holds a BA in Psychology from Harvard University and a JD from Harvard Law School. He worked as an investment banker...

  • Connect with Hamilton and get advice on how to perform as a founder or leader

  • Discuss your Y Combinator application, receive advice on how to attract high profile investors, become a better leader

  • Get Hamilton's advice tailored to your needs

Edvard Engesaeth

starting at $100

Edvard Engesaeth

Co-founder – Nurx,
Y Combinator Alum

Growth and
fundraising advice

Dr. Edvard "Eddie" Engeseath, MD is the Co-founder of telehealth startup Nurx , angel investor, startup advisor, and a former family physician. He founded Nurx to make pr...

  • Connect with Edvard and learn about building startups

  • Discuss fundraising strategy, creating a pitch deck, finding product-market fit

  • Get Edvard's advice tailored to you and your specific situation

Anada Lakra

starting at $40

Anada Lakra

Founder & CEO – BoldVoice,
Y Combinator Alum

Go-to-market and
formation advice

Anada Lakra is the co-founder and CEO of BoldVoice, a Y Combinator-backed startup that provides accent training to non-native English speakers. A first generation immigra...

  • Connect with Anada and get advice on building a company as an immigrant founder

  • Discuss how to raise capital, apply Y Combinator and scale a new business

  • Get Anada's advice tailored to your needs

Emmie Chang

starting at $40

Emmie Chang

Founder & CEO – Hoo,
Y Combinator Alum

Web3 advice and
pitch feedback

Emmie is a serial tech entrepreneur who is presently working on Hoo, an interactive Web3 livestream platform. She is a Y Combinator alum who previously co-founded FutureL...

  • Connect with Emmie and get advice on your YC application

  • Discuss how to build for the creator economy, raise capital for your Web3 startup, navigate the tech world

  • Get Emmie's advice tailored to your needs

Rune Hauge

starting at $20

Rune Hauge

CEO – Mentorcam,
Y Combinator Alum

Seed stage
fundraising advice

Rune Hauge is the CEO of Mentorcam. Prior to co-founding Mentorcam, Rune founded three different startups and had one successful exit as a founder. Rune graduated busines...

  • Connect with Rune and learn about startup fundraising

  • Discuss fundraising strategy, preparing a Y Combinator application, finding seed investors

  • Get Rune's advice tailored to you and your specific situation

Harrison Steed

starting at $30

Harrison Steed

Co-founder – PickTrace,
Y Combinator Alum

Enterprise SaaS
and B2B advice

Harrison Steed is the co-founder of PickTrace, a workforce and harvest management enterprise platform for large-scale farms. Together with his co-founder and brother, Har...

  • Connect with Harrison and get advice on software sales

  • Discuss how to raise capital, build an enterprise software company, get into Y Combinator

  • Get Harrison's advice tailored to your needs