We’ve cut down the third week of lectures to be even shorter and combined them into one podcast. First, Anu Hariharan on nine common startup business models and the metrics investors want to see for each. Then Anu and Adora Cheung on how investors evaluate startups.Sep 18, 2019
Ginkgo Bioworks was the first bio company YC funded, back in summer 2014, which makes us especially delighted to announce a new partnership between YC and Ginkgo. Ginkgo…Sep 16, 2019
The MIT Biotech Group and The Harvard Biotech Club are hosting us on Tuesday, September 17 for a fireside and happy hour with YC partner Jared Friedman and Visiting Partner Dr. Uri Lopatin.Sep 13, 2019
We’re excited to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration this year — the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. We’ll be teaming up with YC alum Elpha (a community where women in tech can talk candidly online) and hosting office hours on October 3 in Orlando.
We’ve cut down the second week of lectures to be even shorter and combined them into one podcast. Lectures from: Michael Seibel on How to Plan an MVP; Adora Cheung on How to Set KPIs and Goals; Ilya Volodarsky on Analytics for Startups.Sep 11, 2019
We began offering the option to apply to Y Combinator Early Decision last September. For those of you who don’t know, if you’re a student, applying Early Decision to YC allows you to apply for one batch ahead of the current one. For example, you can apply to YC in September, get your acceptance in October, and start the program in June after you graduate.
We tried it as an experiment and it worked so well that we’re offering it permanently now, for both Winter and Summer batches.
The eight companies we accepted last Fall just finished the Summer 2019 batch. Read about one of the teams, Rent the Backyard, who applied to YC Early Decision.Sep 10, 2019