Company: Y Combinator
Location: San Francisco, United States
Fields of operation: Digital, Technology, Entertainment
Justin Kan is a partner at Y Combinator. Previously, he was the cofounder and CEO of Exec, an on-demand errand runner service (acquired by Handybook in 2014), and founder of Justin.tv, the first user generated live video site. At Justin.tv, Justin helped launched Twitch and incubated Socialcam (acquired by Autodesk in 2012). Prior to Justin.tv, Justin founded Kiko, the world’s first AJAX calendar, which was funded by YC in 2005 and sold to Tucows in 2006. He graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Physics and Philosophy.