- How open is Ycom to applications if all you're coming with is an idea, and no proof of concept?
- Is it true that there's an age bias?
There's an age bias in that our standards get higher as the founders get older. You can't reasonably expect a 19 year old to have achieved as much as a 35 year old. But there's no sudden cutoff.
Since Bill Gates is unlikely to apply to YC, what are YC's expectations regarding older founders?