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Yury Lifshits: Serial entrepreneurship, blockchain startups
Yury Lifshits is a russian-born, SF-based mathematician, computer scientist, and serial entrepreneur, currently running Openland, a Y Combinator backed messaging platform for online communities.
About This Episode
We talked to Yury Lifshits, a Russian-born, SF-based mathematician, computer scientist, and serial entrepreneur. Yury is the co-founder & CEO of Openland, a Y Combinator backed startup building a messaging platform for online communities.
Yury speaks about his startup journey, and his transition from computer science and academia to becoming an entrepreneur building a range of products in the ed-tech and prop-tech space.
We discuss Yury’s key takeaways regarding community building, customer acquisition, Y Combinator, and co-founder relationships. Yury also talks about potential acquisition of Openland and hints the next project he will be working on is blockchain-related.