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Stanford 183B Lecture 2 is Up!

Stanford’s Free Online Startup Class is Back — 9/23 to 12/4! After Peter Thiel’s infamous CS183 class on startups at his alma mater Stanford last year, Stanford has planned a follow up course this fall; CS183B. The 20-session course will be taught on campus by Y Combinator President Sam Altman and feature tons of major names lecturing on how to raise money, company culture, operations and management, business strategy, sales and marketing. but all videos, reading materials, and assignments will be posted online on Sam Altman’s website, who is the president of Y Combinator, after the in-person lectures every Tuesday and Thursday. Hundreds of universities are organizing groups to watch the videos together, as well as peer evaluate the projects. Join the mailing list and Facebook group to get updated when the first lecture video is put online.

Here’s the full course schedule:

Date Speaker Topic
9/23/14 Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator Welcome, and Ideas, Products, Teams and Execution Part I
9/25/14 Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator Ideas, Products, Teams and Execution Part II
9/30/14 Paul Graham, Founder, Y Combinator How to Have Ideas and How to Get Started
10/2/14 Adora Cheung, Founder, Homejoy Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing
10/7/14 Peter Thiel, Founder, Paypal & Palantir, and Partner, Founders Fund Business Strategy and Monopoly Theory
10/9/14 Alex Schultz, VP Growth, Facebook Growth
10/14/14 Kevin Hale, Founder, Wufoo and Partner, Y Combinator How to Build Products Users Love, Part I
10/16/14 TBA
10/21/14 Marc Andreessen, Founder, Andreessen Horowitz and Founder, Netscape
Ron Conway, Founder, SV Angel
Ben Silbermann, Founder & CEO, Pinterest
How to Raise Money
10/23/14 Alfred Lin, Former COO, Zappos and Partner, Sequoia Capital Company Culture and Buliding a Team, Part I
10/28/14 Patrick and John Collison,Founders, Stripe Company Culture and Building a Team, Part II
10/30/14 Aaron Levie, Founder, Box Sales and Marketing
11/4/14 Reid Hoffman, Partner, Greylock Ventures and Founder, LinkedIn TBA
11/6/14 Keith Rabois, Partner, Khosla Ventures How to Operate
11/11/14 Ben Horowitz, Founder, Andreessen Horowitz, and Founder, and Opsware How to Manage
11/13/14 Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo TBA
11/18/14 Hosain Rahman, Founder, Jawbone How to Build Products Users Love, Part II
11/20/14 Kirsty Nathoo and Carolynn Levy, Partners, Y Combinator Mechanics–Legal, Finance, HR, etc.
12/2/14 TBA
12/4/14 Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator Closing Thoughts and Later-Stage Advice

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