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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.

YC W21 Virtual Demo Day

by Michael Seibel1/26/2021

On March 23, YC will host our 32nd Demo Day live over Zoom. This one day event willfeature founders from 45 countries and startups in every sector — fromhealthcare and fintech to consumer and B2B software. Every company will have oneminute 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 W21 Visiting Group Partners

by Michael Seibel1/4/2021

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.

YC W21 Remote Batch

by Michael Seibel9/10/2020

YC W21 batch will be remote. Amid the global pandemic, the safety of ourfounders and staff is our top priority.S20 was our first remote batch. I’ve personally experienced 16 of the last 18batches as a YC startup founder and then YC partner, and I’m very confident S20was a transformative experience for our companies.Going remote gave us the opportunity to build a lot of software over the pastsix months.

YC Summer 2020 Batch Stats

by Michael Seibel8/28/2020

At our 31st Demo Day, 198 companies presented virtually over two days. You cansee a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory.You can also read about the companies in TechCrunch here and here[https://techcrunch.