Y Combinator Founder Paul Graham Takes Board Seat With Crowdfunding Site Watsi

Paul Graham Y Combinator Watsi BoardLegendary incubator – venture capital group Y Combinator founder Paul Graham has announced a “First Ever” – Graham is joining the board of medical charity crowdfunding site Watsi.

Graham announced this event via twitter, of course;


As reported on the pages of TechCrunch,

Y Combinator founder Paul Graham is a father figure to countless startups he’s helped accelerate, but had never taken a board of directors seat until now. Today he announced he’s accepted board seat with Watsi, a site that lets people donate money to pay the medical bills of needy people. Watsi came out of this season’s Winter 2013 Y Combinator class and is the first non-profit it’s ever backed.

Watsi is a global site that aids people around the world people who are dying of treatable illnesses but they can’t afford basic medical care. Watsi connects donors with patients in need of low-cost medical care creating an environment which can be impactful for treating illness.

 

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