15 best Y Combinator founders
Back to our founder ranking algorithm.
So how’d we build it?
We analyzed ~5000 successful technology company outcomes and the teams behind them to determine the attributes of the most successful founders and teams.
We learned which attributes to include and how much to weigh them.
Is your educational degree more important than where you’ve worked?
Is your educational network more important than your professional work network?
How much does the stage at which you joined a company impact your likely success as a founder? (Said another way, is a product manager who joined Airbnb as product manager before its Series B more likely to be a successful founder than a product manager who joined Airbnb before its Series D?)
By analyzing and synthesizing these signals, Management Mosaic determines the likelihood a team will be successful (as measured by an IPO, M&A, etc.).
With Management Mosaic, corporations and investors can quickly identify the most promising technology companies.
In other words, it gives you an algorithmic shortcut to engage with only the best startups.
To give you a taste of what this algorithmic shortcut can do, we dug into the data to determine: