Launching the Black Founders Network
Creating Successful Black Founders
Michael Seibel is the Managing Director of Y Combinator. He moved to the Bay area in 2006 and was co-founder and CEO of Justin.tv from 2007 – 2011 and the co-founder and CEO of Socialcam in 2012. Socialcam sold to Autodesk Inc. for $60M in the fall of 2012. In 2014, Justin.tv became Twitch and under the leadership of Emmett Shear and Kevin Lin sold to Amazon for $970M. In 2005, he graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in political science.