We just wrapped up YC’s 27th Demo Day. 132 companies presented over two days. You can read more about some of the companies here, here, here and here.

Below are stats about the S18 batch.

Total companies presenting at YC S18 Demo Day: 132

YC S18 CATEGORIES:
Aerospace: 3%
Agriculture: 1%
Automotive: 2%
B2B Software and Services: 30%
Blockchain: 5%
Consumer Goods and Services: 9%
Consumer Media: 7%
Education: 3%
Fintech: 6%
Government: 1%
Healthcare: 28%
Industrial: 1%
Real Estate and Construction: 4%

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED IN YC S18 (28% of the S18 companies were based outside the US before YC, 20 countries are represented):
Australia
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
France
Germany
India
Indonesia
Israel
Mexico
Nigeria
Puerto Rico
Romania
Singapore
South Africa
Turkey
UAE
UK
USA

UNDERREPRESENTED FOUNDERS:

Female Founders:
– 28% of S18 companies have a female founder (W18 had 27%, S17 had 22%)

Black & Latinx:
– 12% of S18 companies have a Black or Latinx founder (W18 had 9%, S17 had 9%)