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Geoff Ralston

Geoff Ralston

American businessman and president of Y Combinator.

Geoff Ralston is a California-based business person and investor. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College and a master's degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Ralston also earned an MBA in Business from the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD). He became a partner at Y Combinator in 2011 and president of the company in 2019.

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Gené Teare
December 14, 2020
Crunchbase News
This has been by far the best year yet for Y Combinator, with two of its biggest portfolio companies debuting on the public markets and the largest acquisition ever of one of its alumni. This also marks the beginning of a new era for YC that could see twice as many of its alumni on the public markets by the end of 2021.
Greg Kumparak
August 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Running a startup accelerator comes with a number of occupational hazards, but "skepticism is the easiest thing to fall into when you've seen too many companies," said Y Combinator President Geoff Ralston, "and it's the thing you have to avoid the most." Ralston joined me last week for an hour-long Extra Crunch Live interview where [...]
Greg Kumparak
July 29, 2020
TechCrunch
From Airbnb to Zapier, and Coinbase to Instacart, many of the tech world's most valuable companies spent their earliest days in Y Combinator's accelerator program. Steering the ship at Y Combinator today is its president, Geoff Ralston . We're excited to share that Ralston will be joining us on Extra Crunch Live tomorrow at noon [...]
Kate Clark
May 25, 2019
TechCrunch
In this week's newsletter: Y Combinator has a new president, DoorDash raises $600M and startups go on acquisition sprees.

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