YC News


Office Hours for Startups Tackling Climate Issues

We’re delighted to announce that YC is hosting online office hours for founders of startups and nonprofits that are solving climate issues on Tuesday, September 24.

YC Interviews in Israel

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be holding interviews for the Winter 2020 batch in Tel Aviv for founders based in Israel. These interviews will take place on September 10th and 11th.

Announcing Startup School 2019

Today, we’re opening up registration for Startup School 2019, our free online course for founders looking to get help turning an idea into a startup. The 10 week course will begin July 22, 2019 and is free for everyone to participate. You can register at StartupSchool.org.

Female Founders Office Hours and Happy Hour – July 26

We’re hosting group office hours and a happy hour for female founders on July 26 at the YC office in Mountain View, California.

If you’re in the early stages of building a company we’d love to meet you — anyone from idea stage through Series A is welcome to join.

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Request for Startups: Government 2.0

We have refreshed the Request for Startups, which are concepts we believe are important in the coming decades, to reflect this newest addition: Government 2.0. If you are creating a startup with the goal of making America a better place, we want to talk to you.

Geoff Ralston for President

I’m delighted to announce that Geoff Ralston is taking over for me as President of YC.

Applications for YC China Fall 2019 Are Open

YC China is now accepting applications for their first batch, which will take place Fall 2019. The three-month program will be held in Beijing and tailored to the Chinese market.

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