Michael Seibel has lived and worked in the Bay Area since 2006. Since January 2013, he has worked at Y Combinator as a full-time partner and CEO of the YC startup accelerator program.
Previously, he was a co-founder and CEO of Justin.tv from 2007 - 2011 and the co-founder and CEO of Socialcam in 2012. During 2012, Socialcam participated in Y Combinator, raised angel financing from a group of investors, and sold to Autodesk Inc. for $60m. In 2014, Justin.tv became Twitch Interactive and under the leadership of Emmett Shear and Kevin Lin sold to Amazon for $970m.
Before entering the tech world, he spent a year as the finance director for a US Senate campaign and before that, graduated from Yale University with a bachelor's degree in political science.
As of 2020, he lives in San Francisco, CA with his wife Sarah and their son Jonathan.
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
Michael Seibel - Building Product