Y Combinator

Y Combinator created a new model for funding early stage startups. Twice a year we invest a small amount of money ($120k) in a large number of startups (recently 105). The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which we work intensively with them to get the company into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their companies to a carefully selected, invite-only audience. But YC doesn’t end on Demo Day. We and the YC alumni network continue to help founders for the life of their company, and beyond.


14 Companies From YC Winter 2018

Meet 14 companies that announced they’re part of the YC Winter 2018 batch.

13 Companies From YC Winter 2018

Meet 13 companies that are part of the Winter 2018 batch of Y Combinator.

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Researching Psilocybin’s Effects on Depression – Dr. Rosalind Watts

Dr. Rosalind Watts is a clinical psychologist at the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College London. The Psychedelic Research Group focuses on two main areas: first, the action of psychedelic drugs in the brain and second, their clinical utility.

10 Companies From YC Winter 2018

Meet 10 companies that recently announced they’re part of the YC Winter 2018 batch.

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YC Partner Panel at the Seattle Female Founders Conference

YC Partners answer questions from the audience at our Seattle Female Founders Conference. On stage: Kirsty Nathoo, Kat Manalac, Holly Liu, and Adora Cheung. Moderated by Sharon Pope.

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Pitch Practice with FlavorCloud, Holly Liu, and Adora Cheung

Rathna Sharad pitches FlavorCloud to Holly Liu, YC Visiting Partner, at our Seattle Female Founders Conference. Adora Cheung, YC Partner, then repitches FlavorCloud to Holly.

8 Companies From YC Winter 2018

Meet 8 companies that recently announced they’re part of the YC Winter 2018 batch.

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