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Apply to YC (Y Combinator)

Curated collection of resources for founders applying to YC.

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Lisa Dziuba
@lisadziuba · Swift Learner & FlawlessApp.io Founder
Useful collection of resources! However, high quality application will not work if the product sucks. So, I'd put some disclaimer for ppl who expect to read all of materials and get into YC ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Don't you want to put your collection on GitHub also? It will be simpler to get suggestions as Pull Requests, where everybody will see it. Here is my suggest… See more
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Nevin Jethmalani
@nevinjethmalani · Co-Founder & CEO, Notify Nearby
Thanks @kwdinc for hunting us! Almost every founder goes through a very similar process as they apply to yc. They research YC alumni, read sample applications by companies in the same space, and read about the application process as a whole. In order to do this, founders have to do a lot of searching on google. We did that as we applied to YC and created th… See more
Aleksandra
@aleks_muse · Product Marketing
Looks like the resources should be useful for many founders (though I believe it is still important to do your own very serious research before applying). My question is about the second section on 'Investment strategy' - any links to official sources from YC?
Rotem Yakir
@rotemthegolfer · Guggy CEO - Fun-up Your Message
Cool! and what a timing, I've applied today :) One thing that is strange though. It is written that "They are only looking for ideas that can reach a valuation of at least $10B" but I saw a company called Pigeon that got in, and although the idea is cute it is certainly not a 1B idea...