by Kat Mañalac8/22/2018
Below are stats about the S18 batch.
Total companies presenting at YC S18 Demo Day: 132
YC S18 CATEGORIES:
B2B Software and Services: 30%
Consumer Goods and Services: 9%
Consumer Media: 7%
Real Estate and Construction: 4%
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED IN YC S18 (28% of the S18 companies were based outside the US before YC, 20 countries are represented):
– 28% of S18 companies have a female founder (W18 had 27%, S17 had 22%)
Black & Latinx:
– 12% of S18 companies have a Black or Latinx founder (W18 had 9%, S17 had 9%)
Kat is the Managing Outreach Officer at YC. She was Chief of Staff to Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of reddit, before joining YC as its Director of Outreach. Prior to that, Kat was at WIRED Magazine.