Paul Graham, Co-founder Y-Combinator and Hacker News


Paul is an English born entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author. He is the co-founder of Y Combinator and Hacker News. Paul is also well known for his work on List, and his former startup “Yahoo Store.” 

Paul went to Cornell and Harvard University and is estimated to be worth 250 million to 1 billion.

Twitter: @paulg


Paul Graham Bitcoin Quotes

  • “I am very intrigued by Bitcoin. It has all the signs. Paradigm shift, hackers love it, yet it’s derided as a toy, just like microcomputer” [source]
  • “If the potential of a startup is proportionate to the size times the incompetence of its competitors, the most promising startup of all would be on that competed with national governments. Its not impossible; this is what cryptocurrencies do” [source]



Involvement with Bitcoin

  • Y Combinator, co-founded by Paul, was an early investor in Coinbase [source]
  • He has publicly stated that he holds Bitcoin on Twitter 


Media Sources

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