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Y Combinator

Y Combinator is an investor and accelerator for early-stage startups. Y Combinator is an investor in startups like Coinbase and Stripe.

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Cryptocurrency reviews from the executives, employees and alumni of Y Combinator

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Sam Altman

President of Y Combinator

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Garry Tan

Co-founder and Managing Partner at Initiaized

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Peter Thiel

Partner at the Founders Fund

Reviews by Y Combinator people

πŸ”‘ 5 positive | πŸ’© 1 negative

πŸ”‘

I would be long Bitcoin, and neutral to skeptical of just about everything else at this point with a few possible exceptions. There will be one online equivalent to gold, and the one you'd bet on would be the biggest.

2018-03-15 | Full Review

πŸ”‘

One of my favorite things about XRB. Super straightforward value prop that anyone can understand.

Garry Tan, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Initiaized

2018-01-30 | Full Review

πŸ”‘

Decred is a functioning test bed for how to do proof of stake with governance. I’m a big fan.

Garry Tan, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Initiaized

2018-05-12 | Full Review

πŸ’©

The fact that the few merchants willing to accept bitcoin generally convert to dollars right away suggests an underlying lack of faith in bitcoinβ€”or at least a problem with the volatility. It’s also a reflection of the reality that a business still needs to deal in dollars with most of the world.

2013-12-01 | Full Review