A lot has been written about Y Combinator's decision to allow founders to apply to the program without necessarily having an idea. I think Vinicius Vacanti's opinion is mostly spot-on and summarized well with this quote: "And, so I thank Y-Combinator for helping to dispel the myth that to become
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Every sale and every relationship with a customer starts with you helping them.
Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.