by Y Combinator3/17/2020
The Summer 2020 batch is still on, however due to safety concerns relating to COVID-19, YC staff will no longer be traveling to do interviews. We will still be interviewing startups from all over the world (with safety modifications), but local interviews in Bangalore, Paris and São Paulo are canceled.
To keep founders and YC staff safe, we won’t be making founders travel for interviews and are testing out solutions for remote interviews. They will be like normal YC interviews in every way, except done remotely. We’ll keep everyone updated as things progress.
The application deadline was on Monday, March 16 but as always, you can still apply late.
Y Combinator created a new model for funding early stage startups. Twice a year we invest a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200). The startups move to Silicon