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We are a non-profit community of over 5,000+ entrepreneurs and engineers from leading tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Uber, and alumni of Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, CMU, Yale, MIT, Columbia etc.
Over 200+ full time entrepreneurs and 80+ startups who have raised from top investors in the Valley including: NEA, A16Z, AME Cloud, Data Collective, Bloomberg, SV Angel, Y Combinator etc.
What We’re About
We’re Shinect, based in San Francisco since 2008. Every day, we come across new ideas and projects that make a difference, and collaborate with the talented teams behind them to turn these ideas into successful companies.
Our mission is to share success stories from founders and investors and inspire other people to join the movement. At the same time, we are a close community connecting people no matter your background.
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH Y COMBINATOR PARTNER KAT MAÑALAC
Kat is a Partner at YC. She was Chief of Staff to Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of reddit, before joining YC as its Director of Outreach. Prior to that, Kat was at WIRED Magazine where she managed brand and strategy. Kat has a BS in Communications from Northwestern University.
TALK W/ SAM LESSIN (EX VP OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT AT FACEBOOK & CO-CEO OF FIN.)
Sam is currently an intern at The Information and co-founder and co-CEO of Fin. He also invests in tech startups through Slow Ventures, where he is a partner. He was formerly a vice president of product management at Facebook from 2010 to 2014, where he managed the People, Places, and Things product group and the Identity product group.
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