YC News


Apply to YC on Your Schedule

We want to better support founders by giving them access to YC whenever it’s best for them, regardless of our batch timeline. While it has always been an…

Y Combinator Top Companies — 2021

We’re excited to share the newest YC Top Companies list. We put this list together to help potential employees, partners, and late stage investors get to know a…

Welcome W21 Visiting Group Partners

Every batch, we invite founders and executives to advise YC companies as Visiting Group Partners. These advisors bring valuable insights and recent operational experience to YC early stage…

2020 — Year in Review

In early 2020 the entire world underwent a transformation. The planet was consumed by a pandemic that altered life as we knew it. Most of our normal routines…

Partnering with CodePath and ColorStack to support future technical founders

YC was founded around the idea that technologists should be at the center of tech innovation. It seems obvious today, but it wasn’t always that way. We believe…

Building for the future

YC was founded in 2005 as an antidote to the classic venture capital firm. PG, Jessica, Trevor, and Robert decided to fund hackers and thereby enable the next…

Startup School for Future Founders

We launched Startup School as an online program in 2017 to support founders actively working on building their companies. On November 9th, we’re also opening Startup School to…

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