Y Combinator
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Y Combinator

https://www.ycombinator.com
Last activity: 21.02.2024
Invests in categories: FinTechPlatformDataITSoftwareServiceProductHealthTechAppTechnology
Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that provides seed funding, mentorship and networking opportunities for new companies in various fields of technology. It is based in Mountain View, California and has launched over 4,000 startups since 2005. Some of its most successful alumni include Airbnb, Coinbase, Dropbox, Reddit and Stripe. Y Combinator invests in startups twice a year, in batches of around 200 companies each. The startups go through a 3-month program where they receive guidance from Y Combinator partners and experts, as well as access to a large network of founders and investors. At the end of the program, the startups present their products or services to a selected audience of investors and press on Demo Day. Y Combinator is one of the best resources for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to turn their ideas into reality. It offers benefits such as: A chance to work with some of the most influential people in the tech industry. A community of supportive and ambitious founders who can help each other grow. A platform to showcase your startup to potential customers, partners and investors. A lifetime access to Y Combinator’s network and resources. If you are interested in applying to Y Combinator, you can submit your application online. You can also browse thousands of startup jobs curated by Y Combinator on their website.
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Location: United States, California, Mountain View
Employees: 51-200
Founded date: 2005
Investment Type: Venture Capital
Investment Stage: Pre-Seed; Seed; Series A; Series B; Series C; Series D; Series E; Series F; Series G

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07.11.2023FTC Chair Lina Khan on AI regulation, startup acquisitions, ...As we've said before: you may not be interested in government, but the government is absolutely inte...
01.11.2023Dalton and Michael's tips for technical foundersThe stories are true: technical founders (and early technical employees!) often end up with the shor...
26.10.2023Design Review: How to convert more visitors into customersGetting people to visit your startup’s website is just step one. Getting them to actually sign up, b...
19.10.2023Is it time to quit your job at a unicorn?If you’re an employee of a late-stage company right now, how would you know when it’s time to move o...
11.10.2023YC’s Health & Bio Summit is coming to SF in December — a...The last two batches at YC were some of the absolute strongest we've ever seen, in large part becaus...
06.10.2023Office Hours: YC’s Group Partners share advice on actually g...Founders are inherently busy people. A lot goes into making something people want. For this episode...
06.10.2023Meet YC’s newest Group Partner and Visiting Group PartnersFrom left to right: Nate Smith, Pete Koomen, Tyler Bosmeny The command center of YC is growing even...
29.09.2023‘Backstory’ introduces you to YC’s Group Partners, starting ...When Surbhi Sarna was just thirteen, a sudden and excruciating pain in her side changed her life. Th...
13.09.2023Why you shouldn't copy your tech idolsIs trying to live your life exactly like Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, or Mark Zuckerberg a good strategy? ...
06.09.2023Meet the YC Summer 2023 BatchMy first YC Demo Day was in Summer of 2008, where my startup and twenty-one others anxiously pitched...
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21.02.2024The Protocol: Restaking Tokens Are Exploding, and Restaking ...Those of us who follow the blockchain space closely know how quickly things can change, including ho...coindesk.c...
19.02.2024Y Combinator, Startup Incubator Behind Airbnb, Coinbase, and...Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator has included stablecoin finance in its new request for startup...coindesk.c...
17.02.202429-year-old best friend entrepreneurs want to reinvent plant...As a 29-year-old on his second startup, Brice Klein has perfected the working-until-late routine, of...fortune.co...
17.02.2024Y Combinator wants 100 times more MRI scansL everaging resources such as virtual data rooms and shared labs makes it easier for biotech startup...techcrunch...
15.02.2024Y Combinator назвал стартапы, которые хочет видеть у себя: M...Венчурный фонд Y Combinator обновил список стартапов, которые хочет видеть у себя. Компания отметила...habr.com/r...
14.02.2024Y Combinator puts out a new call for startups in areas like ...Spatial computing, climate tech and applications of AI technology join the newly announced list of s...techcrunch...
14.02.2024Artie helps companies put data to work faster with real-time...One of the big problems companies face as they try to use data to solve business problems has been t...techcrunch...
13.02.2024Y Combinator-backed AI startup Crux raised $2.6 M Seed fundi...Crux, an AI startup supported by Y Combinator, has raised $2.6 million in a seed round led by Emerge...incubees.c...
13.02.2024TechCrunch Early Stage 2024 updated agenda with Sequoia, YC,...TechCrunch Early Stage returns to Boston on April 25, 2024, and the agenda for our flagship founder ...techcrunch...
09.02.2024Y Combinator-backed AI startup Crux raises $2.6 million in f...ETtechCrux founders Y Combinator-backed AI startup Crux has raised $2.6 million in seed funding roun...economicti...
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21.12.2023
Participated in Y Combinator a few years ago, it's an incredible Silicon Valley accelerator. Think Harvard for startups. Big names like Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox started there. Our journey? Challenging but transformative. Initial rejection, but reapplied with a clearer vision and got in. YC's not your typical program, it’s intense, focused work, not just lectures. Mentors are blunt, no fluff, pushing you to think big. Our outcome? $120K investment, 7% equity, rapid $2M funding after Demo Day. YC's network is invaluable, it's like having Harvard on your resume. Highly recommend for startups aiming big!

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