Update: The Startup School videos featuring Watsi’s Chase Adam and from “Office Hours” have just been posted online. Our post below has been adjusted accordingly.
Startup accelerator program Y Combinator has posted most of its videos from this year’s Startup School on its YouTube page. The event, held last week, included great talks from the likes of VMWare founder Diane Greene, Evernote CEO Phil Libin, Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk, Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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All of the talks have been posted online, including the inspirational one given by Watsi founder Chase Adam. You can also find our complete coverage of the event here.
Becoming more popular every year, Startup School is a one-day event whereby budding entrepreneurs attend to learn what starting a company is like from some of the tech industry’s best. For the second year in a row, the event was livestreamed — you can find last year’s videos still online as well.
Let’s begin with the fireside chat video of Zuckerberg with Y Combinator’s Paul Graham:
The video featuring Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey is also online:
Evernote’s Libin also gave an insightful talk about his company’s early days and three lessons that the audience could take away:
SV Angel’s Ron Conway spoke about how entrepreneurs should focus on product and also shared tales of some of his investments:
Watsi’s Adam talks about his healthcare crowdsourcing organization’s history in its 999th day:
Y Combinator is also known for holding “Office Hours”:
Here’s the rest of the videos from that day:
VMWare Co-founder Diane Greene
Optimizely co-founder and CEO Dan Siroker
Andreessen Horowitz’s Dixon on “Good Ideas That Look Like Bad Ideas”
Counsyl founder and former Stanford professor Balaji Srinivasan on “Silicon Valley’s Ultimate Exit”