Startup School


Announcing YC Build Sprint and 20 Equity-Free Grants

We’re excited to announce our first-ever YC Build Sprint. This is a 4-week period to work intensively towards a defined goal alongside a community of thousands of other founders. The sprint will kick off on August 24 and be administered through our free Startup School platform. Also, we’ll be awarding 20 grants of $10,000 to winners selected from among the sprint participants! Sign up for Startup School and register for the sprint now.

Startup School Relaunching as Continuous Program

We’re excited to announce that Startup School (SUS) is relaunching today as a continuous program. This change will allow us to serve many more founders than the traditional…

Announcing the Startup School 2019 Grant Recipients

As part of our efforts to further support founders in Startup School, we awarded $15,000 in equity-free grants to the most promising companies to go through the course. The quality (and quantity!) of founders who participated in Startup School this past year made the grant selection process a tough one.

Congratulations to the following startups for their impressive progress over the 10-weeks of Startup School!

Announcing Startup School Winter 2020

We’re excited to announce the next iteration of Startup School. The 8-week course will launch on January 20, 2020, and you can sign up to participate here.

Work with us: Looking for great people to join YC’s software & community teams

Y Combinator has a lot planned for 2020, including reaching more people with our worldwide events, going bigger with [Startup School][1] and serving our ever-growing communities of founders and developers. To make that all possible, we’re growing our YC team. Here’s a quick rundown of the roles we have open.

Startup School Week 11 Recap – Geoff Ralston’s Parting Advice

YC President Geoff Ralston shares parting advice for all the founders that participated in Startup School.

Startup School Week 10 Recap – Ali Rowghani on How to Lead and Kevin Hale and Adora Cheung on Startup School 2019 by the Numbers

Ali Rowghani on how to lead. Kevin Hale and Adora Cheung share stats on this year’s Startup School plus tips on what helped companies most.

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