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YC is back in person

by Michael Seibel6/8/2022

Dalton and Michael announce the S22 batch will be in person, talk about trends among the most recent YC applicants, where founders are moving, the economic downturn, and the impact of the new standard deal.

Meet the YC Winter 2022 Batch

by Michael Seibel3/29/2022

For the Winter 2022 batch, we received 17,000 applications from founders around the world and funded 414. Today, these founders will present their companies to an invite-only audience of investors at Y Combinator’s 34th Demo Day.

YC W22 Virtual Demo Day

by Michael Seibel2/11/2022

On the morning of March 29th and 30th, 2022, YC will host our 34th Demo Day live on Zoom. This two day event will feature founders from 43 countries and startups in every sector.

YC Summer 2021 Batch Stats

by Michael Seibel9/2/2021

Earlier this month we hosted our 33rd Demo Day where 377 companies presentedvirtually. You can see a list of the companies that presented on-the-record inthe YC Directory .

YC S21 Virtual Demo Day

by Michael Seibel7/7/2021

On the morning of August 31st and September 1st, YC will host our 33rd Demo Daylive on Zoom. This two day event will feature founders from over 46 countriesand startups in every sector — from healthcare and fintech to consumer and B2Bsoftware. Every company will have one minute to present.At the start of the day, a single-slide company summary, short companydescription, and team bio will be available through the YC Demo Day website.

Welcome S21 Visiting Group Partners

by Michael Seibel5/24/2021

Every batch, we invite founders and executives to advise YC companies asVisiting Group Partners. These advisors bring valuable insights and recentoperational experience to YC early stage companies. Throughout the batch, theytake on a subset of YC Group Partner responsibilities, including applicationreading, interviews, group office hours, individual office hours, demo day prep,and more.We have five Visiting Group Partners joining us for the YC Summer 2021 batch.

YC Winter 2021 Batch Stats

by Michael Seibel3/23/2021

Today is our 32nd Demo Day, and 319 companies are presenting virtually. You cansee a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory.Below are some stats about the YC Winter 2021 batch.