Y Combinator Mantras

Here are five key mantras that Y Combinator shares with entrepreneurs in the program. Take a moment to think about each piece as sage advice and you’ll realize: they’re obvious, but a challenge to execute against.

Ignore this startup advice at your own risk:

  1. “Make Something People Want”
  2. “Write Code, Talk to Users”
  3. “Be a cockroach, impossible to kill”
  4. “Do stuff that doesn’t scale”
  5. “Launch early”