YC Meetup on Building Open Source Software Startups
We're hosting a meetup for Open Source Software startups! YC has funded over 75 OSS companies to date and we’re especially excited about them. If you’re interested in starting one someday, join us to connect & learn with other founders in the space.
Changes at YC
In recent years, we have also done some late stage investing. But late stage investing turned out to be so different from early stage that we found it to be a distraction from our core mission. So we’re going to decrease the amount of late stage investing we do.
Congratulations to the 2023 YC Top Companies!
by Y Combinator2/27/2023
There are now 16 public YC companies, 290 private YC companies and 33 exits that are valued at over $150M, and over 80 that are worth more than $1B.
Why would you work at a startup in an economic downturn?
by Ryan Choi2/23/2023
Now is as good a time as any to start a startup – especially if you get into YC. But what about joining a startup in this economy? We’re obviously biased, but we think it’s a great time to join a startup too. Here are three reasons to consider.
Why would you start a startup in an economic downturn?
by Stephanie Simon2/21/2023
In an economic downturn, there are obvious downsides of starting a startup — but there are also powerful upsides; because to survive, you have to *actually* build something people want.
YC Career Coaching
by Y Combinator1/31/2023
YC is launching Career Coaching for job seekers actively looking to startups for their next adventure. If you're actively searching for a new role, create a profile & apply to join our career coaching program!
YC Firesides and a new book by Surbhi Sarna
by Kat Mañalac1/26/2023
For those of you who haven’t met her yet, Surbhi Sarna is one of the newest group partners at YC. We're excited to share that her book Without a Doubt drops on March 7 — and to celebrate, she's hosting a series of online founder firesides.
The YC Founder Directory (+ New Company Content)
by Casey Muller, Zach Kamran, Oliver Ortlieb1/5/2023
Today, the YC community is made up of nearly 10,000 founders, from all different backgrounds – each with a unique road to entrepreneurship. Discover founders who have had experiences that reflect your own and learn more about their journey.
2022 YC Year in Review
by Geoff Ralston12/20/2022
Over the past year, we've funded 650+ startups from 40+ countries, welcomed two new public companies, resumed in-person batch events, and so much more. YC's Geoff Ralston looks back at 2022 in our year in review — with an eye on the future.