YC News


YC S20 Batch Updates

We want to make sure founders know that the YC Summer 2020 batch will take place. Our online application is open now and we will run our application review process as we always do, with some modifications to how we run interviews. Additionally, depending on the circumstances this summer, some or all of the batch may take place remotely over video.

YC W20 Online Demo Day Now on March 16

Over the last few days, a large number of investors have accelerated their outreach to our current batch of founders. They are moving quickly to make investment decisions,…

YC W20 Online Demo Day

On March 23, YC will host our 30th Demo Day online. With the growing concern over COVID-19, we believe this is the right thing to do for the safety of all attendees, including our team, founders, investors, and the media.

YC S20 Interviews in Brazil

We’re excited to announce that we’re hosting interviews in Brazil for startups based in South America for the first time this spring. They will be held in São Paulo from May 16-18.

YC S20 Interviews in Western Europe

Last fall, we hosted interviews in Paris. They were so successful that we’ll be hosting them again this May. Interviews will take place from May 12-14 and are like regular YC interviews in every way.

YC S20 Interviews in India

Once again, YC is coming to India! We’re hosting interviews in Bangalore from May 12-14. These will be like regular YC interviews in every way. The application is the same, as well as what we look for in the application and the criteria for acceptance.

YC’s New Guide to Raising a Series A

Over the last two years, YC companies have raised 190 Series A’s and over $2B of capital. We collected information about every one of those rounds while working with founders before, during, and after close. We’ve published some of what we learned in our Series A Guide. We’re excited to release it today.

Simple Share Buttons