YC News


What startup hiring looks like in 2021 — and during a pandemic

When we first created Work at a Startup in 2018, our goal was to eliminate friction in finding a job at a startup. Our initial thesis was to…

2021 — YC Year in Review

In 2021, many YC founders led their companies to achieve outstanding results, and we are honored to be part of these companies’ history. This year presented an exceptional challenge to startups and established companies alike as the world struggled through a full year in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we all stayed remote and worked to operate effectively without offices, the startup environment thrived.

Now Accepting Applications for YC Summer 2022

The Winter 2022 batch is underway, and we’re excited to announce that we’re now accepting applications for Summer 2022.

YC’s $500,000 Standard Deal

We’re excited to announce our new standard deal at Y Combinator. When a company is accepted into YC, we now invest a total of $500,000.

Does co-founder matching work? It did for these three YC companies.

Does co-founder matching work? It did for these three YC companies. Read about how the founders of Seer, Sequin, and Kiwi Biosciences used YC’s co-founder matching platform to complete their founding team.

Welcome Surbhi, Nicolas, Divya, Ashu, and Tom

We’re excited to welcome two new full-time Group Partners (Surbhi Sarna and Nicolas Dessaigne) and three W22 Visiting Group Partners (Divya Bhat, Ashu Desai and Tom Blomfield) to YC.

Weave (W14) is Going Public

Today, Weave, which was part of YC’s W14 batch, is going public. Brandon, Jared, and Clint worked incredibly hard, stayed the course and, as a result, Weave has become an extraordinary success.

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