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YC’s New Guide to Raising a Series A

Over the last two years, YC companies have raised 190 Series A’s and over $2B of capital. We collected information about every one of those rounds while working with founders before, during, and after close. We’ve published some of what we learned in our Series A Guide. We’re excited to release it today.

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