From HBS to Y Combinator: Life lessons from Qasar Younis, COO Y Combinator

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Lucy Wang, HBS Class of 2017, interviewed Qasar Younis, COO of Y Combinator, on his route to becoming an entrepreneur and the lessons he learned along the way. Lesson 1: Just Do It “If you are a student at HBS, do it [entrepreneurship] now. You won’t have a chance like this, where you have time and… Continue reading From HBS to Y Combinator: Life lessons from Qasar Younis, COO Y Combinator

From Field 3 to Shark Tank: The Story of ‘Unshrinkit’

“How about $150,000 for 15% of your company?” asked Mark Cuban in a recent episode of Shark Tank. “Yes!!! We will take it!” The two founders on stage cried and hugged each other. They could not believe their goal of a $1M valuation while only giving up 10%-18% equity had come true. “DEAL”. This moment… Continue reading From Field 3 to Shark Tank: The Story of ‘Unshrinkit’