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Bubs

The House Y Combinator Should Have Built

YC is a heavily curated community; from the selection process of participants to the filtering of the email founders list, it’s curated so finely to maintain the quality. But I would argue that a more organic community experience could also thrive for YC. (granted it would require a thoughtful and dedicated community organizer) [...]

No One Member is More Important than the Whole

There is always a number 2 or number 3 who is willing and eager to take on a bigger role. Your most active and valuable members will leave and a new batch will replace them.

The system, however, is not perfect. And it’s out of control. So sometimes, despite your best efforts, the whole thing will go sideways. Know that, as with most successful communities, someday you will be facing… [...]