Paul Graham (born 13 November 1964) is an English born computer scientist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author, and blogger. He is best known for his work on Lisp, his former startup Viaweb (later renamed "Yahoo! Store"), co-founding the influential startup accelerator and seed capital firm Y Combinator, his blog, and Hacker News.
On Where Innovation is Needed and YCombinator
An older talk from the Y-Combinator founder Paul Graham. Graham is one of the most respected people in SV. His essays are a fantastic resource as well.