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Women Engineers in Startups: Tess's Story

by Y Combinator9/29/2022

This October, we are hosting our second annual Women Engineers in Startups program. One participant in our first cohort, Tess Huelskamp, accepted a role at Middesk (YC W19). She shared her experience and advice for thinking about joining a startup.

YC’s 1st Health and Bio Summit

by Surbhi Sarna9/14/2022

We’re excited to announce the first YC Health and Bio Summit that will take place in San Francisco on October 21, 2022. The half day conference will feature bio and healthcare founders and investors who will tell their stories and share advice for entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Meet the YC Summer 2022 Batch

by Michael Seibel9/7/2022

For the Summer 2022 batch, we received 19,000 applications from founders around the world and funded 240. Today, these founders will present their companies to an invite-only audience of investors at our 35th Demo Day. Here’s what we saw in the S22 batch.

Welcome Home, Garry Tan

by Geoff Ralston8/29/2022

Today we're excited to announce that Garry Tan will be YC's next president and CEO. He is a visionary and builder — having founded the earliest blogging platform and advised hundreds of startups over the last decade.

Y Combinator Top Companies - August 2022

by Y Combinator8/23/2022

Today we’re excited to release an update to the YC Top Companies list. There are now 15 public YC companies, 316 private YC companies that are valued at over $150M, and over 80 are valued at over $1B.

YC S22 Virtual Demo Day

by Michael Seibel7/26/2022

On the morning of September 7th and September 8th, 2022, YC will host our 35th Demo Day live on Zoom. This two day event will feature founders from 30 countries and startups in every sector — open source, ML/AI, dev tools, fintech, B2B SaaS, consumer, healthcare, hard tech, and more.

New YC video series: First Five

by Y Combinator7/13/2022

Introducing First Five, a new video series where growth stage companies look back on their first five hires, customers, and launches. In the first episode, YC Managing Director Anu Hariharan sits down with Tomer London, the co-founder and CPO of Gusto, to look back on the company’s first five hires.