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From Self-Doubt to Starting Up: Words of Wisdom for Women Founders From YC Continuity Partner Anu Hariharan

We’ve been talking about the unique challenges facing women founders for years, but the pandemic was particularly hard for women looking to start their own companies. According to…

Promise Co-Founder and CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins on Being a Force for Good

Pheadra Ellis-Lamkins, Co-Founder and CEO of Promise, had witnessed technology’s impact on the work communities in which she’d been a part — and not always for good. In…

YC Winter 2021 Batch Stats

Today is our 32nd Demo Day, and 319 companies are presenting virtually. You can see a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory. Below…

Scaling YC

One of the most common questions I hear is: “why has YC continued to grow our batch size?”. For each twice-yearly batch, we receive thousands of applicants through…

Startup School Aspiring Founders Track Relaunches

Starting today, we’re reopening the Startup School Aspiring Founders track as a continuous course. This track is intended for potential founders who are interested in starting a company…

Apply to YC Summer 2021

The deadline to apply to the Y Combinator Summer 2021 batch is Friday, March 19 at 8pm PT. Due to COVID-19, Summer 2021 will be the third batch…

YC hiring events (all virtual) to network with founders and find your next job

YC is hosting virtual events to help you meet great YC founders and find open roles at top YC startups. All YC startups attending are well-funded and actively…

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