Ten thousand dollars – that’s how much Y Combinator head Sam Altman wants to give potential start-up founders who take a free online course. He’s pioneered innovations like this ever since he joined the company in 2014 – and is working hard on ensuring that the organization will remain relevant beyond his lifetime. Steven Levy, Wired’s editor of Backchannel, explores how Y Combinator is driving a new generation of start-ups. getAbstract recommends this spirited and informative company profile to anyone in the tech or startup fields.
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Steven Levy is Wired’s editor of Backchannel, a weekly digital magazine that publishes in-depth technology-related stories.