Like every startup, the founders of Whatnot began with only an idea. YC’s Anu Hariharan sat down with the co-founder and CEO of Whatnot Grant LaFontaine to discuss their first five launches.
Women Engineers in Startups: Tess's Story
This October, we are hosting our second annual Women Engineers in Startups program. One participant in our first cohort, Tess Huelskamp, accepted a role at Middesk (YC W19). She shared her experience and advice for thinking about joining a startup.
YC’s 1st Health and Bio Summit
We’re excited to announce the first YC Health and Bio Summit that will take place in San Francisco on October 21, 2022. The half day conference will feature bio and healthcare founders and investors who will tell their stories and share advice for entrepreneurs who are just getting started.
Meet the YC Summer 2022 Batch
For the Summer 2022 batch, we received 19,000 applications from founders around the world and funded 240. Today, these founders will present their companies to an invite-only audience of investors at our 35th Demo Day. Here’s what we saw in the S22 batch.
Y Combinator Top Companies - August 2022
by Y Combinator8/23/2022
Today we’re excited to release an update to the YC Top Companies list. The list includes private and acquired companies valued at $150M or more as ofJuly 31, 2022, and is sorted by valuation (YC’s public companies are featured here ).
YC Founder Firesides: Gusto on building for new verticals
by Y Combinator8/15/2022
Today, more than 200,000 businesses use Gusto for payroll, employee benefits, talent management, and more. And with the recent addition of Gusto Embedded, developers now use Gusto’s APIs and pre-build UI flows to embed payroll, tax filing, and payments infrastructure into products.