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Nicolas Dessaigne is a Group Partner at Y Combinator, and co-founder of unicorn Algolia, a search-as-a-service platform that enables companies of all sizes to deliver fast and relevant digital experiences that drive real results.
Being a mentor of Spotlight 2021, Nicolas shared with us:
✔️what were the key ingredients behind Algolia’s success;
✔️some advice for founders in terms of building their startup;
✔️what are the key elements he’s looking at when evaluating applications for Y Combinator.
Spotlight is the East European leading program that brings together in a competition like no other:
✔️the most promising early-stage tech startups on accelerate growth
✔️top investors (Sequoia, Accel, Y Combinator and other over 50 venture investors)
✔️experienced high-growth founders (Payhawk, Typing DNA, Salesflare)
✔️top experts (UiPath, Product Led Institute, Startup Core Strengths)
Spotlight’s Pitch Day is the program’s final day, where ten finalist teams from Eastern Europe give all they’ve got in a live pitch battle for €350K.
Join LIVE in the epic Startup Battle of the most promising Eastern Europe teams, at Pitch Day, November 24th!