Y Combinator

Y Combinator is a startup accelerator. It provides seed funding for a range of startups twice a year.

HQMountain View, CA, US
Size (employees)1,459 (est)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Y Combinator was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Y Combinator

Trevor Blackwell

Trevor Blackwell

Founder, Retired
Paul Graham

Paul Graham

Founder, Retired
Jessica Livingston

Jessica Livingston

Robert Morris

Robert Morris

Founder, Retired
Nicole Cadman

Nicole Cadman

General Counsel
Aaron Harris

Aaron Harris

Group Partner
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Y Combinator Office Locations

Y Combinator has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
335 Pioneer Way
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Y Combinator News and Updates

[Funding alert] Tech platform Zoko raises $1.4M in seed round from Y Combinator, Binny Bansal's family office, others

Tech platform Zoko will use the funding to bolster its engineering and develop training content in several languages that can help more customers use its products.

The disconnect between Y Combinator Demo Day and due diligence

Within 48 hours, the startup world experienced two momentous events: Y Combinator’s largest Demo Day ever, and the early investor exodus of Dispo, a photo-sharing app. Both events, while seemingly unrelated, taught us a lot about the importance, and difficulty, of due diligence in our current world.…

Y Combinator widens its bet in edtech in latest batch

Y Combinator is slowly growing its stake in education companies, as the sector balloons with newfound demand from remote learners. In its latest batch, the famed accelerator had its highest number of edtech startups yet: 14 companies from around the world, working on everything from teacher monetiza…

This Y Combinator startup is taking lab-grown meat upscale with elk, lamb and Wagyu beef cell lines

Last week a select group of 20 employees and guests gathered at an event space on the San Francisco Bay, and, while looking out at the Bay Bridge, dined on a selection of choice elk sausages, Wagyu meatloaf and lamb burgers — all of which were grown from a petri dish. The dinner was a […]

[Funding alert] Delhi-based Jeevam Health raises $150K from Y Combinator

The funding will help the healthtech startup create treatment protocols for complicated autoimmune conditions by utilising advanced diagnostics and functional medicine treatment.

Equity Monday: Deliveroo sets IPO price range as we gear up for Y Combinator week

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest private market news, talks about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a la…
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Y Combinator Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Y Combinator founded?

    Y Combinator was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Y Combinator key executives?

    Y Combinator's key executives are Trevor Blackwell, Paul Graham and Jessica Livingston.

  • How many employees does Y Combinator have?

    Y Combinator has 1,459 employees.

  • Who are Y Combinator competitors?

    Competitors of Y Combinator include Techstars, Foundry Group and NextView Ventures.

  • Where is Y Combinator headquarters?

    Y Combinator headquarters is located at 335 Pioneer Way, Mountain View.

  • Where are Y Combinator offices?

    Y Combinator has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does Y Combinator have?

    Y Combinator has 1 office.