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Welcome S21 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 companies. Throughout the batch, they take on a subset of YC Group Partner responsibilities, including application reading, interviews, group office hours, individual office hours, demo day prep, and more.

We have five Visiting Group Partners joining us for the YC Summer 2021 batch. Welcome back, Reshma Khilnani, Surbhi Sarna, and Nicolas Dessaigne, and welcome to Diana Hu and Calvin French-Owen.

YC Winter 2021 Batch Stats

Today is our 32nd Demo Day, and 319 companies are presenting virtually. You can see a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory. Below…

Scaling YC

One of the most common questions I hear is: “why has YC continued to grow our batch size?”. For each twice-yearly batch, we receive thousands of applicants through…

Startup School Aspiring Founders Track Relaunches

Starting today, we’re reopening the Startup School Aspiring Founders track as a continuous course. This track is intended for potential founders who are interested in starting a company…

YC Build Sprint Winter 2021

We’re delighted to announce the launch of another YC Build Sprint through Startup School! It will begin on February 15 and end on March 14. Signups just opened,…

YC W21 Virtual Demo Day

On March 23, YC will host our 32nd Demo Day live over Zoom. This one day event will feature founders from 45 countries and startups in every sector…

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