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Y Combinator

https://www.ycombinator.com
Last activity: 07.06.2024
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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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01.11.2023Dalton and Michael's tips for technical foundersThe stories are true: technical founders (and early technical employees!) often end up with the short end of the stick when starting a company. In this episode of Dalton & Michael, we’ll discuss the questions and best practices that an...
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, buy something, or even just care to learn more is a whole different challenge — and it’s one where good design is crucial. For this episode ...
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 on vs. time to double down? It’s an especially pertinent question today; the late stage funding market is… slow and the IPO window is still ...
11.10.2023YC’s Health & Bio Summit is coming to SF in December — apply now to attendThe last two batches at YC were some of the absolute strongest we've ever seen, in large part because of the healthcare and bio founders we had the privilege of working with. YC has now funded over 500 bio and healthcare companies, and the...
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 stronger. At the helm of YC are the Group Partners, a set of talented, optimistic, and deeply-experienced individuals — all of whom know w...
06.10.2023Office Hours: YC’s Group Partners share advice on actually getting things doneFounders are inherently busy people. A lot goes into making something people want. For this episode of Office Hours, YC's Group Partners are talking about productivity — what works for the founders they help, and, perhaps more importantly,...
29.09.2023‘Backstory’ introduces you to YC’s Group Partners, starting with the unbeatable Surbhi SarnaWhen Surbhi Sarna was just thirteen, a sudden and excruciating pain in her side changed her life. The pain led to weeks of testing and flimsy diagnoses that would ultimately boil down to “Ovarian cancer, maybe?” At this already pivotal tim...
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? How seriously should you take advice from famously successful people? It’s hard not to give advice when you’re successful, but context matt...
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 a room full of investors on what we’d been working so hard to build. Fifteen years later, I’m here as YC’s president kicking off our 37th ...
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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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