Posted on Jan 29, 2021, 2:40 PM
There are phone calls that you remember your whole life. The one announcing that the start-up Skypher had been selected by Y Combinator will remain etched in the memory of its co-founders, Gaspard de Lacroix-Vaubois and Louis Mutricy.
And for good reason: Airbnb, Doordash, Reddit or Dropbox benefited from the financial support of the prestigious American incubator at their beginnings, before experiencing a meteoric rise. “There were about 20,000 boxes that had applied and 200 files were selected”, remembers Gaspard de Lacroix-Vaubois.