Jessica Livingston From YC: "How Not to Fail"
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Here is a very interesting presentation by Jessica Livingstone, one of the founding partners of the Y Combinator, at the third edition of the Female Founders Conference.

She shares some of the keys to success for founders, having seen over a thousand companies grow within YC.

The article includes the video of the presentation as well as its transcription.

Nothing else you do will matter if you're not making something people want. You can be the best spokesperson, the best fundraiser, the best programmer, but if you aren't building a product that satisfies a real need, you'll never succeed.