Y Combinator Hires Paul Buchheit and Harj Taggar As Partners


Paul Buchheit (L) and Harj Taggar (R)
Y Combinator has hired Paul Buchheit and Harj Taggar as partners of the investment company. Buchheit was responsible for Gmail, the original AdSense prototype, and even came up with Google’s catch phrase “Don’t be evil.” After leaving Google, he launched FriendFeed and sold it to Facebook. Harjeet founded Auctomatic and sold it to Live Current Media in 2008. [Y Combinator Blog]

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