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Meet the speaker:

Qasar Younis

Former General Partner & COO,  

Y Combinator

Qasar Younis

Qasar is a founder and angel investor, and was formerly a product manager and a venture capitalist. Most recently, Qasar has been General Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Y Combinator.

Y Combinator is a premier early stage venture fund in Silicon Valley that has seed funded hundreds of companies including AirBnB, Dropbox, Reddit, Twitch, Stripe, Heroku, Wufoo and many others. The aggregate value of Y Combinator seed funded companies now exceeds $80 billion.

Prior to joining Y Combinator, Qasar was the founder and CEO of TalkBin, (also funded by Y Combinator) which was acquired by Google. At Google, Qasar integrated his startup into Google Maps and went on to be Group Product Manager for business facing products. Prior to startups, Qasar was an automotive engineer at General Motors and Bosch. He has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and a MBA from Harvard.


Qasar Younis

Talks & Content

Qasar Younis has worked in product and engineering roles in both big companies and his own startups. Along with that, he spent 3 years at Y Combinator as partner and COO. In this session we’ll dive into what it really means to make something people want and why that’s easier said than done.

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