Does co-founder matching work? It did for these three YC companies.

Does co-founder matching work? It did for these three YC companies. Read about how the founders of Seer, Sequin, and Kiwi Biosciences used YC’s co-founder matching platform to complete their founding team.

Welcome Surbhi, Nicolas, Divya, Ashu, and Tom

We’re excited to welcome two new full-time Group Partners (Surbhi Sarna and Nicolas Dessaigne) and three W22 Visiting Group Partners (Divya Bhat, Ashu Desai and Tom Blomfield) to YC.

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

What do people want in a co-founder?

Since launching the Co-Founder Matching platform 3 months ago, we have seen 33,000 co-founder matches made so far. We now have enough data to identify some interesting trends among our co-founder profiles and matches.

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.

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