YC Generative AI Co-Founder Meetup
YC is excited to announce our first-ever generative AI themed co-founder speed-dating event, happening virtually on Saturday, December 17th at 11am-1pm PST. This is your chance to meet other ambitious and creative individuals who share your passion for using generative AI to drive innovation.
YC ClimateTech Co-Founder Meetup
We’re excited to announce the first YC ClimateTech Co-Founder Meetup. If you’re interested in starting a ClimateTech startup and want to meet other potential co-founders in the space, register to attend by October 25th.
Does co-founder matching work? It did for these three YC companies.
by Catheryn Li11/24/2021
Read about how the founders of Seer, Sequin, and Kiwi Biosciences used YC’s co-founder matching platform to complete their founding team.
What do people want in a co-founder?
by Catheryn Li, Katherine Bernstein10/21/2021
YC launched a co-founder matching platform about 3 months ago. There are now 16,000 co-founder profiles on the platform. Potential co-founders have sent 130,000 matching invites through the platform, and, with a 25% acceptance rate, we’ve seen a total of 33,000 matches.
Y Combinator Launches Co-Founder Matching Platform
by Catheryn Li7/6/2021
We’re excited to announce Y Combinator’s co-founder matching platform is now available for everyone through Startup School, our free online program and community for founders. Anyone actively looking for a co-founder can sign up.
Startup School Aspiring Founders Track Relaunches
by Kyle Corbitt3/16/2021
Starting today, we’re reopening the Startup School Aspiring Founders track as acontinuous course. This track is intended for potential founders who areinterested in starting a company in the future. You can register now for the new track.Historically, Startup School has focused on supporting founders actively workingon their companies. Last November we decided to expand our mission by launchinga new track [https://blog.ycombinator.
YC Build Sprint Winter 2021
by Kyle Corbitt2/2/2021
We’re delighted to announce the launch of another YC Build Sprint through Startup School ! It willbegin on February 15 and end on March 14. Signups just opened, so you can register for the sprint now.The Build Sprint is an opportunity for intense focus on your startup orside-project for a specific period of time.
Startup School for Future Founders
by Kyle Corbitt10/28/2020
We launched Startup School as an online program in 2017 to support foundersactively working on building their companies. On November 9th, we’re alsoopening Startup School to potential founders who are interested in starting acompany in the future. You can register for the new course today.
Announcing YC Build Sprint and 20 Equity-Free Grants
by Eric Migicovsky8/13/2020
We’re excited to announce our first-ever YC Build Sprint. This is a 4-weekperiod to work intensively towards a defined goal alongside a community ofthousands of other founders. The sprint will kick off on August 24 and beadministered through our free Startup School platform. Also, we’ll be awarding20 grants of $10,000 to winners selected from among the sprint participants! Sign up for Startup School and register for the sprint [https://www.