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Jessica Livingston, born 1971, is an American author and a founding partner of the seed stage venture firm Y Combinator.  She also organized Startup School. Previously, she was the VP of marketing at Adams Harkness Financial Group. She has a B.A. in English from Bucknell University. She is a 1989 graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover.
In early 2007, Livingston released Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days (published by Apress), a collection of interviews with famous startup founders, including Steve Wozniak, Mitch Kapor, Ray Ozzie, and Max Levchin.
In 2008, she married fellow Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham.
In December 2015, it was announced that Livingston is one of the financial backers of OpenAI, a for-profit company aimed at the safe development of artificial general intelligence.