Y Combinator (YC)

Author | v1 | created by jjones |

Y Combinator (YC) is an American seed money startup accelerator launched in March 2005. It has been used to launch over 2,000 companies, including Stripe, Airbnb, Cruise Automation, DoorDash, Coinbase, Instacart, Dropbox, Twitch, and Reddit. The combined valuation of the top YC companies was over US$300 billion as of January 2021. The company's accelerator program is held in Mountain View, California.


Edit details Edit relations Attach new author Attach new topic Attach new resource
Resources 4

published The Application Video | Y Combinator

In the video please introduce yourselves, explain what you’re doing and why, and tell us anything els...

published Apply to Y Combinator | Y Combinator

To apply for the Y Combinator program, submit an application form. We accept companies twice a year i...

published Frequently Asked Questions | Y Combinator

Frequently asked questions, including what happens at Y Combinator and should I apply to YC

published How Pitching Investors is Different Than Pitching Customers - Michael Seibel

Michael Seibel on pitching customers vs pitching investors. Michael is CEO and a Partner at YC. He wa...