YC News


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…

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 knowledge 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.

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