YC News


Future Founders Conference for Women Globally

On November 18, we are hosting our first Future Founders Conference for women who aspire to become a startup founder. The event will be online, and whether you are curious about launching your own startup or are in the early stages of building one, you’ll walk away with the knowledgeable to define your own path.

The YC Directory

We recently launched the YC Directory. The directory lists 2,000+ publicly launched YC companies and makes it simple to filter by batch, industry, status, region, and company size.…

YC W21 Remote Batch

YC W21 batch will be remote. Amid the global pandemic, the safety of our founders and staff is our top priority.

YC Summer 2020 Batch Stats

At our 31st Demo Day, 198 companies presented virtually over two days. Below are some stats about the YC Summer 2020 batch.

Open Office Hours: Sign up for Office Hours with YC Partners 

We’re delighted to announce that YC is hosting online office hours for startup founders every Friday throughout the month of September. If you’re in the early stages of building a company, we’d love to meet you — anyone from idea stage through Series A, and any non-profit is welcome to sign up.

Announcing the YC Startup Library

We’re excited to announce the launch of the YC Startup Library, found at ycombinator.com/library. Over the last 15 years, YC has invested in and worked with more than 2,000 companies, and we’ve seen and learned from their successes and failures. The library consolidates the knowledge and advice we’ve previously published and provides a central location for new content.

YC S20 Virtual Demo Day

On August 24 and 25, YC will host our 31st Demo Day live over Zoom. After considering community feedback from our first, rapidly planned online Demo Day in March, we’ve decided that a live Demo Day is an important part of founders’ YC experience.

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