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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.