This week we ran a pitch competition for YC Fellowship on Snapchat. We tried this out as an experiment to reach more founders; when we came up with the idea for the competition we weren’t sure how well it would work. I’m pretty pleased with the results: we got over 400 applications to pitch on my channel, and overall the founders selected did a great job explaining their business and being engaging. We’ve also gotten a lot of positive feedback from the audience that people have learned from both the pitches and the feedback we gave the founders afterwards. Overall, the founders seemed to have a lot of fun with it.
We are reposting the pitches below. For the next 24 hours, you can vote for your favorite by screenshotting their name on my Snapchat Story. After taking into account audience voting, we’ll announce who the contest winner is this weekend.
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