by Y Combinator3/11/2020
COVID-19 will have an impact on every part of the global economy over the upcoming months. Like every organization, we’ve been weighing how to respond and have already announced that W20 Demo Day will be a week early and online only.
We want to make sure founders know that the YC Summer 2020 batch will take place. Our online application is open now and we will run our application review process as we always do, with some modifications to how we run interviews. Additionally, depending on the circumstances this summer, some or all of the batch may take place remotely over video.
This is a unique worldwide crisis, but it will not lessen the extraordinary opportunities for terrific founders to start and build epic companies. We look forward to reading all your applications and wish good luck and good health to everyone.
Y Combinator created a new model for funding early stage startups. Twice a year we invest a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200). The startups move to Silicon