YC News


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.

Embark Trucks’ (W16) Road to IPO

Today, Embark Trucks, once a startup in YC’s W16 batch, is going public. Congrats to Alex, Brandon and the entire Embark team.

Aspiring Founders Forum for Women Globally

The world needs more women-led companies. On November 17th, join YC for the second Aspiring Founders Forum, a virtual event for women globally and learn how to start a startup from inspiring entrepreneurs. RSVP at AFF2021.ycombinator.com.

GitLab from YC to IPO

We want to congratulate Sid Sijbrandij, Dmitriy Zaporozhets, and the entire GitLab Inc. team on today’s IPO! GitLab Inc., from YC’s Winter 2015 batch, is YC’s first open-source company to go public, the first alum of the YC Growth Program to go public, and one of the earliest investments made by the YC Continuity Fund.

Come Work at YC – October 2021

YC is hiring across many of our teams, including Admissions, Continuity, Software, People Ops and Finance. Find out more about the open roles.

Amplitude (W12) is going public

Today, Amplitude, which was part of YC’s W12 batch, is going public. Their story of grit, determination, and creativity, is an epic one.

Ginkgo Bioworks (S14) is going public today

Ginkgo Bioworks is the first biotech company YC funded, and today they are going public. To celebrate their IPO, here’s the story of how Ginkgo Bioworks ended up in YC, and what their journey was like as YC’s first biotech company.

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