Edit: A lot of people have been reaching out asking me for advice with the Y Combinator application process. If you decide to email me, please read this first. Also, here’s a copy of One Month’s Y Combinator Application for those who have asked. If you’d like to learn more about what Y Combinator actually consists of, check out my post on The Value of Y Combinator & Accelerators.
Both Chance III and Chance IV enable you to encounter luck due to something unique about you. The difference is that Chance III enables you to recognize good fortune that shows up in front of you; Chance IV enables you to encounter good fortune specifically because of the direction you have chosen to move. You are going in that direction because of something that is unique to you — your knowledge, your experiences, your perspective.
… business insight that gives her startup an unfair advantage. According to Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, “To get ahead of the competition, startups need to focus on finding and creating unfair advantages — areas of their business that the competition simply can’t emulate. These advantages can manifest in the product, business model, and even how the business operates.” If you have a prepared mind, when you see the right opportunity to create an unfair advantage, you …
. Chance III is the flash of brilliant insight that occurs — the …he same opportunity, but failed to recognize it because they could not comprehend its significance. Chance III is the flash of brilliant insight that occurs — the “a ha” moment that you get because you were able to put things together in a unique way in order to recognize the good fortune.
… to interpret the output node visualisations, just as much as it is difficult to define aesthetics. If anything, the visualisations for lower scores seem to be less colourful and diversified, whereas higher scores are associated with more colourful and dramatic shapes. The image for score 10 seems to resemble a landscape with a sky background, a motive generally associated with high aesthetics.