YC News


Join Leap: An Online Community for Women

I’m excited to share an experimental project I’ve been working on at YC over the last 10 months. It’s called Leap and it’s an online community for women in tech to talk about whatever we want.

Female Founders Conference Seattle: Speakers

We’re looking forward to hosting our first Female Founders Conference event of the year in Seattle on Feb 3. We’re excited to be joined by these speakers…

YC in Toronto and Seattle

This winter, YC will be hosting office hours and talks in cities across the US and Canada. The full list will be released later this month, but for our first two stops, we’ll be visiting Toronto and Seattle.

New Year’s Buying Guide

Check out our New Year’s Buying Guide, which features must-have B2B products and services from YC companies. We feature top tools for your engineers, sales team, recruiters and everyone in between. There are also some great benefits/perks for your employees and partners, and even ideas for stocking your breakroom.

Y Combinator Female Founders Conference 2018

In 2018, for the fifth anniversary of FFC, rather than hosting one conference in the Bay Area, we will be hosting 3 events throughout the country: one in Seattle in February, one in New York over the summer and one in the Bay Area in the fall.

Announcing YC’s Growth Stage Program

Today, we are excited to announce the YC Growth Program, our first formal program for later stage startups. If we imagine Y Combinator as the university degree for startups, the Growth Program is grad school. The program is designed for founder-CEOs of post-Series A companies with between 50-100 employees who are in the early stages of company-building. The basis of the program is a 10-week dinner series, with each dinner focused on a specific issue that every startup has to overcome in order to scale successfully.

YC’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Check out the Y Combinator 2017 Holiday Gift Guide, which features products and services from a wide range of YC companies. We’ve got home goods, gadgets, toys, subscriptions, donations and everything in between. Also, after getting requests for a list of products & services from female-founded companies, we pulled together a Female Founders’ Holiday Gift Guide so you can easily shop for these gifts.

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