2021 — YC Year in Review

In June, I wrote a blog post comparing YC to CRISPR. When a founder is accepted…

Startups For Students Guide

In the past two years, we’ve met over 6,000 students during our virtual outreach tours. We…

Black Engineers in Startups Seminar

In February, Michael Seibel (Managing Director, Early Stage and Group Partner at YC) and Aston Motes…

YC’s $500,000 Standard Deal

We have a new standard deal at Y Combinator. When a company is accepted into the…

Monzo Makes Money Work For Everyone

Scaling a startup is hard. Scaling a startup bank is even harder. Scaling a consumer-focused financial…

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

“Co-founder matching saved my life.” In August of 2021, Christina Czap, co-founder and CEO of Seer…

Welcome Surbhi, Nicolas, Divya, Ashu, and Tom

Every batch, we invite founders and executives to advise YC companies as Visiting Group Partners. These…

Embark Trucks’ (W16) Road to IPO

Today, Embark Trucks, once a startup in YC’s W16 batch, is going public. I remember interviewing…

Aspiring Founders Forum for Women Globally

On November 17, we are hosting our second Aspiring Founders Forum for women who aspire to…

What do people want in a co-founder?

YC launched a co-founder matching platform about 3 months ago. There are now 16,000 co-founder profiles…