We're hosting a meetup for Open Source Software startups! YC has funded over 75 OSS companies to date and we’re especially excited about them. If you’re interested in starting one someday, join us to connect & learn with other founders in the space.
Changes at YC
In recent years, we have also done some late stage investing. But late stage investing turned out to be so different from early stage that we found it to be a distraction from our core mission. So we’re going to decrease the amount of late stage investing we do.
Surbhi Sarna's new book on entrepreneurship
by Jared Friedman3/7/2023
YC Group Partner Surbhi Sarna has written a book called Without a Doubt, and today it goes on sale.Without a Doubt tells the incredible story of Surbhi Sarna's company, nVisionMedical, which started with a health scare when she was 13 and ended 20 yearslater in a $275M acquisition. It's a must-read for anyone interested inhealthcare.
Announcing Y Combinator's Spring 2022 Tech Hiring Event
by Ryan Choi2/28/2023
We're excited to host an in-person tech hiring event on Wednesday, March 8th at 5:30 PM at YCombinator's San Francisco office. This will be the first in-person hiring eventwe're hosting at YC in over two years, and we have 9 YC-backed startups who arelooking to hire engineers and technical talent.The event will feature brief founder & company overviews, time to network, andlight food and drinks provided by YC.
Congratulations to the 2023 YC Top Companies!
by Y Combinator2/27/2023
There are now 16 public YC companies, 290 private YC companies and 33 exits that are valued at over $150M, and over 80 that are worth more than $1B.
Why would you work at a startup in an economic downturn?
by Ryan Choi2/23/2023
Now is as good a time as any to start a startup – especially if you get into YC. But what about joining a startup in this economy? We’re obviously biased, but we think it’s a great time to join a startup too. Here are three reasons to consider.
Why would you start a startup in an economic downturn?
by Stephanie Simon2/21/2023
In an economic downturn, there are obvious downsides of starting a startup — but there are also powerful upsides; because to survive, you have to *actually* build something people want.
YC Career Coaching
by Y Combinator1/31/2023
YC is launching Career Coaching for job seekers actively looking to startups for their next adventure. If you're actively searching for a new role, create a profile & apply to join our career coaching program!