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Announcing Startup School 2022

by Jared Friedman5/17/2022

Today, we’re opening up registration for Startup School 2022, a live, online course where YC Group Partners and successful YC founders teach you how to build a billion dollar company.

Startups For Students Guide

by Tamanna Khemani, Kat Mañalac1/18/2022

In the past two years, we’ve met over 6,000 students during our virtual outreach tours. We compiled a list of the questions they most frequently asked about startups, and created this Startups for Students Guide.

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.