by Michael Seibel3/23/2021
Today is our 32nd Demo Day, and 319 companies are presenting virtually. You can see a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory.
Below are some stats about the YC Winter 2021 batch.
YC W21 categories:
B2B Software and Services – 46%
Consumer – 14%
Education – 4%
Financial Technology and Services – 15%
Healthcare – 12%
Industrials – 6%
Real Estate and Construction – 3%
Countries represented: 41 countries (50% of the W21 companies were based outside the U.S.)
Women founders: 19% of the companies have a women founder, 10% of the founders are women
Black founders: 7% of the companies have a Black founder; 5% of the founders are Black
Latinx founders: 13% of the companies have a Latinx founder; 14% of the founders are Latinx
Michael Seibel is a Group Partner and Managing Director, Early Stage at YC. He was the cofounder and CEO Justin.tv and Socialcam. Socialcam sold to Autodesk in 2012 and Justin.tv became Twitch.