Y Combinator

Investor type VC
Founded 2005
AUM -
Location United States

Profile

Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a large number of startups twice a year.Y Combinator is a startup accelerator based in Mountain View, CA. In 2005, Y Combinator developed a new model of startup funding. Twice a year they invest a small amount of money ($120K) in a large number of startups (most recently 68). The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months. The YC partners work closely with each company to get them into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their business plans to a carefully selected, audience of investors.

Industry focus

Biotechnology Digital Education Edtech Fintech Hardware Healthcare Services Media and Entertainment Other Robotics Transportation

Investment preferences

Investment Ticket

$10-50 m

Investment Horizon

3-5 years

Investment Stage

Growth

Exit Strategy

Sale to strategic investor

IPO

Region focus

North America South America Europe Middle East Africa Asia Australia and others

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