by Kat Mañalac3/19/2018
Today is Y Combinator’s 26th Demo Day.
141 companies will be presenting over the next two days — which makes this the largest Demo Day in YC’s 13 years. You can read more about the companies presenting here, here, here, here, here, here, here.
Here are some stats about YC and the current batch, YC W18.
Total Companies Presenting at YC W18 Demo Day: 141
Many companies fall under more than one category — we’re listing them by their primary category.
32.6% – B2B
27.0% – Consumer
17.7% – Bio/Healthcare
5.0% – Education
5.0% – Fintech
3.5% – Blockchain
2.1% – Agriculture
2.1% – Government
2.1% – Real Estate and Construction
1.4% – Aerospace
1.4% – Industrial
35% of the companies in the batch come from outside the US.
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.